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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF WEST VIRGINIA

William J. Ihlenfeld, II
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY


1125 Chapline Street, Federal Building, Suite 3000 ● Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 234-0100 ● Contact: Chris Zumpetta-Parr, Public Affairs Specialist

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November 1, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Two Wheeling Residents Sentenced During the Month of October for Violations of their Federal Probation

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA - Two Wheeling residents were sentenced during the month of October for violating the terms of their probation, by Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr.

CODY PELLARIN, age 22, was sentenced to 4 months imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release for testing positive for the use of marijuana; failure to report to the United States Probation Office for scheduled drug screen, and failure to report to treatment provider for counseling. PELLARIN was originally sentenced on April 16, 2012, to three years probation for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute oxycodone and marijuana. PELLARIN, who is free on bond, will self-report to the designated Federal institution on November 15, 2012.

BRANDON D. BAUER, age 21, was sentenced to 4 months imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release for testing positive for the use of oxycodone and morphine and deceiving the drug-testing process. BAUER was originally sentenced on June 4, 2012, to three years probation for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute oxycodone, alprazolam and marijuana. BAUER, who is free on bond, will self-report to the designated Federal institution on December 27, 2012.

The United States was represented at these hearings by Assistant United States
Attorneys John C. Parr and Robert H. McWilliams, Jr.

The United States Probation Office carries out probation and pretrial services functions throughout the Northern District of West Virginia. With locations in Wheeling, Clarksburg, Martinsburg, and Elkins, the office works to assist the federal courts in the fair administration of justice, to protect the community, and to bring about long-term positive change in individuals under supervision. Jeff Givens is the Chief Probation Officer for the Northern District.

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