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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

October 5, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monongalia County Resident Enters Plea
to Drug and Firearms Charges

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA - A 27-year old Monongalia County, West Virginia, resident entered pleas of guilty on October 4, 2012, in United States District Court in Clarksburg before Judge Irene M. Keeley.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that: AARON FLEMING entered pleas of guilty one count of Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, with both offenses occurring on April 30, 2012, in Monongalia County. FLEMING, who is in custody pending sentencing, faces a maximum exposure of 20 years imprisonment and a fine of $1,000,000 on the drug charge and 10 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000 on the firearms charge.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Zelda E. Wesley and investigated by the West Virginia State Police-Bureau of Criminal Investigations.

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