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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

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March 6, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Seven Individuals Sentenced for
Federal Supervised Release and Probation Violations

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

ELKINS DIVISION REVOCATIONS (Chief Judge John Preston Bailey)

ARCHIE RAY ARBOGAST, age 37, of Dunmoore, West Virginia, was sentenced to 24 months in prison and three years of supervised release for committing another crime; possession of a controlled substance; frequenting places where controlled substances are illegal sold, used, distributed or administered; and, associating with persons engage in criminal activity. ARBOGAST was originally sentenced on May 8, 2013, to 5 years probation for possession of material used in the manufacture of methamphetamine. ARBOGAST was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

WHEELING DIVISION REVOCATIONS (Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr.)

BRYAN KNORR, age 36, of Clarksburg, West Virginia, and formerly of Wheeling, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for testing positive for the use of marijuana and cocaine. KNORR was originally sentenced on March 7, 2011, to 21 months in prison and six years of supervised release for the distribution of ecstasy within 1,000 feet of a protected location. KNORR was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

MICHAEL SHANE HENRICK, age 35, of Newell, West Virginia, was sentenced to 6 months in prison and 12 months of supervised release for committing additional offenses of shoplifting, domestic battery, failure to report to the United States Probation Officer and absconding from supervision. HENRICK was originally sentenced on June 24, 2008, to 32 months in prison and three years of supervised release for the distribution of heroin. HENRICK was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

SCOTT NALE, age 44, of Weirton, West Virginia, was sentenced to forty-five days in prison for failure to update sex offender registration and unauthorized contact with a minor child. NALE was originally sentenced on August 21, 1995, to 168 months in prison and three years of supervised release for car jacking, use and carry of a firearm in relation to a crime of violence, and felon in possession of a firearm. NALE will self-report to the designated Federal institution on March 14, 2014.

MARTINSBURG DIVISION REVOCATIONS (Judge Gina M. Groh)

DEVON GORDON, age 23, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was sentenced to 22 months in prison for associating with known felons, being untruthful with probation officer and fleeing from the Martinsburg Police. GORDON was originally sentenced on July 18, 2011, to 24 months in prison and three years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine. GORDON was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

JOMO KENYATTA MORRIS, age 24, of Martinsburg, was sentenced to 10 months in prison and 12 months of supervised release for testing positive for the use of marijuana and cocaine, being untruthful with probation officer and being arrested for disorderly conduct and open container. MORRIS was originally sentenced on December 11, 2009, to 37 months in prison and three years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine. MORRIS was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

LATEEF JABRALL MCGANN, age 23, of Martinsburg, was sentence to 7 months in prison and 29 months of supervised release for testing positive for the use of marijuana, being untruthful with probation officer and being arrested for fleeing from the Martinsburg police. MCGANN was originally sentenced on December 10, 2009, to 57 months in prison and three years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine and felon in possession of a firearm. MCGANN was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

The United States was represented at the revocation hearings by Assistant U.S. Attorneys John C. Parr, Randolph J. Bernard, Robert H. McWilliams, Jr., Stephen D. Warner and 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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