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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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October 30, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Morgantown Resident Sentenced on Drug Charge

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA — A 23 year old Morgantown, West Virginia, resident was sentenced on October 30, 2012, in United States District Court in Clarksburg by Judge Irene M. Keeley.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that: KHAREEM NIGEL SAMPSON a/k/a “BROOKLYN,” was sentenced to 57 months imprisonment to be followed by six years of supervised release. SAMPSON entered a plea of guilty on July 20, 2012, to Possession with Intent to Distribute Oxycodone within 1,000 Feet of West Virginia University on March 1, 2012. SAMPSON was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Zelda E. Wesley and investigated by the Mon Valley Drug Task Force consisting of officers from the Morgantown Police Department, the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department, and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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