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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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March 1, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Six Individuals Sentenced
During the Month of February for
Federal Supervised Release or Probation Violations

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA - United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that during the month of February, 2013, six individuals had their supervised release or probation revoked for violating terms and conditions imposed by the United States District Court.

MARTINSBURG DIVISION REVOCATIONS (Judge Gina M. Groh)
WILLIAM ODELL MANN, age 30, of Hedgesville, West Virginia, was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment for testing positive for the use of narcotics, public intoxication, false statements to his probation officer, flight from prosecution and reckless endangerment. MANN was originally sentenced on November 19, 2007, to 51 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release for the distribution of cocaine base. MANN was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

ANTHONY KEES, age 38, of Westminister Road, Maryland, was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment to be followed by 36 months of supervised release for testing positive for the use of morphine and false statements to his probation officer. KEES was originally sentenced on July 29, 2010, to 60 months probation for the distribution of cocaine base. KEES was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

CHARLES GREGORY STICKELL, age 35, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment to be followed by 60 months of supervised release for testing positive for the use of narcotics and false statements to his probation officer. STICKELL was originally sentenced on July 21, 2010, to 30 months imprisonment and six years of supervised release for the distribution of heroin within 1,000 feet of a school. STICKELL was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

JAMES ANTHONY SHELTON, age 43, of Kearneysville, West Virginia, was sentenced to 6 months imprisonment to be followed by 30 months of supervised release for driving without a driver’s license, domestic violence, false statements to his probation officer and public intoxication. SHELTON was originally sentenced on February 24, 2009, to 77 months imprisonment to be followed by 3 years of supervised release. On November 1, 2011, SHELTON’s sentence was reduced to 41 months imprisonment pursuant to the crack re- sentencing guidelines. SHELTON was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

GERALD GIBBS, age 24, of Martinsburg, was sentenced to 5 months imprisonment to be followed by 48 months of supervised release for testing positive for the use of marijuana. GIBBS was originally sentenced on July 30, 2010, to 60 months imprisonment and 48 months of supervised release for the distribution of cocaine base. On November 1, 2011, GIBB’s sentence was reduced to 37 months imprisonment pursuant to the crack re-sentencing guidelines. GIBBS was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

ADRIAN VANLEEN, age 89, of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, was sentenced to 3 months imprisonment to be followed by 3 years of supervised release for failure to register as a sex offender and traveling without permission of his probation officer. VANLEEN was originally sentenced on May 19, 2008, to 46 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release for transportation of obscene matter. VANLEEN, who is free on bond, will self-report to the designated Federal institution.

The United States was represented at the Martinsburg revocation hearings by Assistant
United States Attorney Paul T. Camilletti.

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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