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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF WEST VIRGINIA

William J. Ihlenfeld, II
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY


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November 28, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Martinsburg Resident Sentenced to 30 Years
After being Convicted on Drug Charges

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA — A 35 year old Martinsburg, West Virginia, resident was sentenced on November 26, 2012, in United States District Court in Martinsburg by Chief Judge John Preston Bailey.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that: LESLIE DOMINIC MUSGROVE was sentenced to 360 months imprisonment to be followed by four years of supervised release. MUSGROVE was convicted on February 22, 2012, after a two-day trial on one count of conspiracy to distribute more than 500 grams of cocaine HCL and more than
50 grams of methamphetamine from October of 2010 to April 9, 2011 in Berkeley and Hardy Counties within the Northern District of West Virginia; and one count of possession with intent to distribute 783.7 grams of cocaine HCL on November 27, 2010, in Moorefield, West Virginia. Testimony at trial indicated that MUSGROVE was receiving cocaine from a source in Washington, DC and that the methamphetamine was being brought in from Arizona.

MUSGROVE was also ordered to forfeit a $101,000 money judgment and a 2004 Volvo sedan which were identified as proceeds from the drug activity.

MUSGROVE was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution and will receive credit for time served since April 10, 2011.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Erin K. Reisenweber, Thomas O. Mucklow and Shawn A. Morgan and investigated by the Potomac Highlands Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force, consisting of officers from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, West Virginia State Police - Bureau of Criminal Investigations, and Mineral County Sheriff’s Department.

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