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NORTHERN DISTRICT OF WEST VIRGINIA

William J. Ihlenfeld, II
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October 23, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Cleveland Resident Sentenced for the Distribution of
Crack Cocaine within 1,000 Feet of a Protected Location

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA - A 31-year old Cleveland, Ohio, resident was sentenced on October 15, 2012, in United District Court in Wheeling by Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that: MYRON L. HENDERSON was sentenced to 96 months imprisonment to be followed by six years of supervised release. HENDERSON entered a plea of guilty on August 6, 2012, to one count of Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine within 1,000 Feet of Riverview Towers on November 19, 2010, in Wheeling. As part of his plea, HENDERSON agreed to the forfeiture of $1,050, which constitutes proceeds obtained from drug activity; and, any interest he has, if any, to a Glock 9mm semi-automatic pistol and ammunition, which were seized from him on November 19, 2010. HENDERSON was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney John C. Parr and investigated by the Ohio Valley Drug & Violent Crime Task Force, consisting of officers from the Wheeling Police Department, the Ohio County Sheriff’s Department, and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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