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January 14, 2013


Two Individuals Sentenced in Federal Court

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA - Two individuals were sentenced on January 4,
2013, in United States District Court in Clarksburg by Judge Irene M. Keeley.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that:

JAMES ROBERT HURST, 45, of New Milton, West Virginia, was sentenced to 60 months imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release. HURST enterd a plea of guilty on August 29, 2012, to “Manufacturing More than 100 Marijuana Plants” and “Possession with Intent to Distribute More than 100 Marijuana Plants,” both on August 15,
2011, in Doddridge County, West Virginia. HURST, who is free on bond, will self-report to the designated Federal institution.

The case was be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Stephen D. Warner and investigated by the Doddridge County Sheriff’s Department and the West Virginia State Police.

KRISTEN DAVIS, age 38, of Clarksburg, was sentenced to 27 months imprisonment to be followed by six years of supervised release. DAVIS entered a plea of guilty on September
26, 2012, to the “Distribution of Crack Cocaine within 1,000 Feet of St. Mary’s Grade School” on July 1, 2011, in Clarksburg. DAVIS 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 Shawn A. Morgan and investigated by the Harrison County Task Force consisting of officers from the Clarksburg Police Department, the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department and the Bridgeport Police Department.

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