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April 16, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Federal Grand Jury Returns Seven Indictments

 

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA — Nine individuals were named in seven Indictments returned by a federal grand jury sitting in Elkins, West Virginia, on April 16, 2013.
United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced the following indictments: CHARLES ADKINS, age 53, of Erie, Pennsylvania, who was previously charged in a
one-count Indictment on March 5, 2013, was named in a three-count Superseding Indictment
charging him with “Failure to Update Sex Offender Registration”, “Attempting to Obstruction Justice,” and “False Declarations before Court.” Count One of the Superseding Indictment alleges that from November 3, 2012, to January 15, 2013, ADKINS knowingly failed to update a registration pursuant to the Sex Offender Notification Act. Counts Two and Four alleges that ADKINS attempted to obstruct justice by attempting to influence a potential witness in an official proceeding. Count Three alleges that ADKINS made false declarations to the Court during a February 28, 2013, hearing. If convicted, ADKINS faces up to 10 years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine as to Count One; 20 years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine as to Counts Two and Four; and, 5 years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine as to Count Three. This case was investigated by the United States Marshals Service.

ANDRE ABRAM, age 32, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was named in a one-count Indictment charging him with “Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin within 1,000 Feet of the Clarksburg Housing Authority” on March 28,2013. The Indictment also seeks the forfeiture of $3,376 in United States currency seized on March 28, 2013. If convicted, ABRAM faces 1 to 40 years imprisonment and a $2,000,000 fine. This case was investigated by the Greater Harrison County Drug Task Force, consisting of officers from the Bridgeport Police Department; Clarksburg Police Department; Drug Enforcement Administration; West Virginia State Police-Bureau of Criminal Investigations, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the United States Postal Inspection Service; and, the United States Marshals Service.

These two cases will be prosecuted by Criminal Chief Shawn A. Morgan.

GARY RUDOLPH LOY, age 30, of Belington, West Virginia, was named in a three- count Indictment. Counts One and Three charge LOY with “Possession of Material Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine” on July 8 and August 28, 2012. Count Two charges LOY with “Manufacturing Methamphetamine” on August 28, 2012. If convicted, LOY faces up to 10 years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine as to Counts One and Three and 20 years imprisonment and a $1,000,000 fine as to Count Two. This case was investigated by the West Virginia State Police.

ALAN LEE STANLEY, age 33, of Buckhannon, West Virginia, was named in a seven- count Indictment. Count One charges STANLEY with “Possession of Materials Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine” on October 26, 2012. Counts Two through Six charge STANLEYwith “Possession of Pseudoephedrine to be Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine” on September 11, September 18, October 1, October 12 and October 25,
2012. Count Seven charges STANLEYwith“Attempted Possession of Pseudoephedrine to be Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine” on October 1, 2012. The indictment also seeks the forfeiture of items seized from STANLEY’s residence on October 26, 2012. If convicted, STANLEY faces up to 10 years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine as to Count One and 20 years imprisonment and a $250,000 as to Counts Two through Seven. This case was investigated by the Buckhannon Police Department.

TONYA RENEE HAYMOND, age 28, of Romney, West Virginia, was named in a three-count Indictment. Counts One and Two charge HAYMOND with the “Distribution of Heroin” on June 5 and 6, 2012. Count Three charges HAYMOND with “Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin” on June 6, 2012. If convicted HAYMOND faces up to 20 years imprisonment and a $1,000,000 fine as to each of the three counts. This case was investigated by the Hardy County Sheriff’s Department and the Moorefield Police Department.

DONALD MARK TILLOTSON, age 36, of Burling, West Virginia, was named in a nine-count Indictment. Count One charges TILLOTSON with “Possession of Materials Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine” on November 28, 2012. Counts Two through Eight charge TILLOTSON with “Possession of Pseudoephedrine to be Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine” on November 21, November 10, October 16, October 2, September 17, September 2, and August 24, 2012. Count Nine charges TILLOTSON with “Attempted Possession of Pseudoephedrine to be Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine” on September 17, 2012. If convicted,TILLOTSON faces up to 10 years imprisonment and a
$250,000 fine as to Count One and 20 years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine as to Counts
Two thru Nine.

SCOTT ALLEN GREENWALT, age 40, MICHELLE LEE STOCKING, age 23, and KIMBERLY EVANS, age 39, all of Moorefield, West Virginia, were named in a 25-count Indictment. Count One charges GREENWALT, STOCKING and EVANS with “Conspiracy to Manufacture, Possess and Distribute Methamphetamine” from March 5 to September 4,
2012. Count Two charges GREENWALT, STOCKING and EVANS with “Possession of Materials Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine” on June 13, 2012. Count Three charges GREENWALT and STOCKING with “Attempting to Manufacture Methamphetamine” on September 4, 2012. Count Four charges GREENWALT and STOCKING with “Possession of Materials Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine” on September 4, 2012. Counts Five through Ten charge GREENWALT with “Possession of Pseudoephedrine to be Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine” on May 3, May 22, June 2, July 10, August 1 and August 23, 2012. Count Eleven charges GREENWALT with “Attempting to Possess Pseudoephedrine to be Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine” on July 25, 2012. Counts Twelve through Sixteen charge STOCKING with “Possession of Pseudoephedrine to be Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine” on June 9, June 13, and July 15, 2012, and March 23 and April 2, 2013. Counts Seventeen through Twenty-Five charge EVANS with “Possession of Pseudoephedrine to be Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine” on March 5, March 16, March 31, April 17, May 4, May 11, May 24, June
6 and June 11, 2012. If convicted, GREENWALT, STOCKING and EVANS face up to 20 years imprisonment and a $1,000,000 fine as to Counts One and Three; 10 years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine as to Counts Two and Four; and 20 years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine as to Counts Five through Twenty-Five.

These two cases were investigated by the Potomac Highlands Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force consisting of officers from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the West Virginia State Police - Bureau of Criminal Investigations.

These five cases will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Stephen D. Warner.

All of the charges contained in the above-referenced indictments are merely accusations and not evidence of guilt, and each defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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