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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 3, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thirteen Individuals Were Sentenced During the Month of September for Federal Supervised Release Violations

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA - United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that during the month of September, 2012, thirteen individuals had their supervised release revoked for violating terms and conditions imposed by the United States District Court.
WHEELING DIVISION REVOCATIONS (Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr.): MICHAEL MASCIARELLI, age 46, of Bellaire, Ohio, was sentenced to 12 months and
1 day imprisonment for testing positive for the use of cocaine and failure to report to his
supervising probation officer as directed. MASCIARELLI was originally sentenced on November 4, 2009, to 27 months imprisonment and 6 years of supervised release for the distribution of crack cocaine within 1,000 feet of a protected location. On July 15, 2010, MASCIARELLI’s sentence was reduced to 18 months imprisonment and, on August 3, 2011, MASCIARELLI’s supervised release was revoked for testing positive for the use of cocaine and he was sentenced to 4 months imprisonment and 68 months of supervised release. MASCIARELLI was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

CRAIG O. RENNER, age 50, of Wheeling, West Virginia, was sentenced on to 30 days imprisonment for the possession and use of cocaine on four separate occasions. RENNER was originally sentenced on May 29, 2007, to 46 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release for maintaining a drug-involved premise. RENNER was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

The United States was represented at the Wheeling revocation hearings by Assistant
United States Attorneys Randolph J. Bernard and John C. Parr.

CLARKSBURG DIVISION REVOCATIONS (Judge Irene M. Keeley)

CHASITY DEMIDOVICH, age 31, of Morgantown, West Virginia, was sentenced to
18 months imprisonment for violating her supervised release by being charged in state court for delivery of a controlled substance. DEMIDOVICH was originally sentenced on May 13
2008, to 57 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release for the distribution of crack cocaine. On October 28, 2011, DEMIDOVICH’s sentence was reduced to 37 months imprisonment pursuant to the crack re-sentencing guidelines. DEMIDOVICH was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

CARMEN JOHNSTON, age 31, of Morgantown, was sentenced to 10 months imprisonment to be followed by 26 months of supervised release for committing another crime by attempting to defeat drug and alcohol screening tests and testing positive for the use of narcotics. JOHNSTON was originally sentenced on July 6, 2009, to 24 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release for the distribution of crack cocaine. JOHNSTON was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

STACY MARIE LONGWELL, age 25, of Four States, West Virginia, was sentenced to 10 months imprisonment to be followed by 56 months of supervised release for testing positive for the use of narcotics and failing to report to the United States Probation office as directed. LONGWELL was originally sentenced on October 30, 2009, to 36 months imprisonment and 6 years of supervised release for the distribution of crack cocaine within
1,000 feet of a protected location. On August 15, 2011, LONG WELL’s supervised release was revoked for testing positive for the use of cocaine and she was sentenced to 6 months imprisonment and 66 months of supervised release. LONGWELL was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

JOSEPH WILSON, age 29, of Mannington, West Virginia, was sentenced to 6 months imprisonment for possession of a controlled substance. WILSON was originally sentenced on June 18, 2008, to 27 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release for the possession of stolen firearms. WILSON was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

PAUL CASTO, age 49, of Clarksburg, West Virginia, was sentenced to 4 months imprisonment to be followed by 68 months of supervised release for testing positive for the use of narcotics and associating with persons engaging in criminal activity. CASTO was originally sentenced on October 6, 2006, to 97 months imprisonment and six years of supervised release for the distribution of crack cocaine within 1,000 feet of a protected location. CASTO’s sentence was reduced to 78 months imprisonment pursuant to the crack re-sentencing guidelines. CASTO was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

ANGELA MARIE CAIN, age 38, of Clarksburg, was sentenced to 4 months imprisonment to be followed by 68 months of supervised release for possession and use of hydrocodone. CAIN was originally sentenced on January 8, 2010, to 5 months imprisonment and 6 years of supervised release for the distribution of crack cocaine within 1,000 feet of a protected location. CAIN, who is free on bond, will self-report to the designated Federal institution.

The United States was represented at the Clarksburg revocation hearings by Assistant
United States Attorneys Shawn A. Morgan and Zelda E. Wesley.

MARTINSBURG DIVISION REVOCATIONS (Judge Gina M. Groh):

CHELSEA NICOLE PINKETT, age 24, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment to be followed by 36 months of supervised release for testing positive for the use of narcotics, associating with individuals engaged in criminal activity, traveling outside the district without permission, and failure to report to the probation office when required. PINKETT was originally sentenced on December 11, 2008, to 60 months imprisonment and 4 years of supervised release for the distribution of crack cocaine. PINKETT was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

CHRISTINA SAYLOR, age 25, of Martinsburg, was sentenced to 10 months imprisonment to be followed by 56 months of supervised release for associating with a convicted felon, possession and use of controlled substances and avoiding home visits from the U.S. Probation Office. SAYLOR was originally sentenced on July 27, 2010, to 15 months imprisonment and 6 years of supervised release for the distribution of heroin. SAYLOR was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

RASHEAD POLLARD, age 26, of Martinsburg, was sentenced to 6 months imprisonment to be followed by 66 months of supervised release for filing false monthly reports to the probation office; traveling outside the district without permission, failure to report change of address and a conviction for driving while suspended. POLLARD was originally sentenced on March 23, 2010, to 12 months imprisonment and 6 years of supervised release for the distribution of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a protected location. POLLARD was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

MELVIN T. WHITE, JR., age 30, of Charles Town, West Virginia, was sentenced to
5 months imprisonment to be followed by 20 months of supervised release for traveling outside the district without permission, possession and use of heroin, associating with a convicted felon and changing residence without prior approval. WHITE was originally sentenced on May 12,
2006, to 87 months imprisonment and 4 years of supervised release for the possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine. WHITE was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

ALLEN JACKSON COOK, age 44, of Martinsburg, was sentenced to 81 days imprisonment for public intoxication, failure to report to the probation office and, testing positive for the use of narcotics. COOK was originally sentenced on March 30, 2000, to 167 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release for the distribution of oxycodone. COOK was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

The United States was represented at the Martinsburg revocation hearing by Assistant
United States Attorneys Paul T. Camilletti and Thomas O. Mucklow.

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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