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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF WEST VIRGINIA

Betsy C. Jividen
Acting UNITED STATES ATTORNEY


1125 Chapline Street, Federal Building, Suite 3000 ● Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 234-0100 ● Contact: Fawn E. Thomas, Public Affairs Specialist

 


November 4, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Martinsburg Resident Entered Guilty Plea
to Cocaine Charge

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA - A 24 year old Martinsburg, West Virginia, resident entered a plea of guilty today (November 4, 2009) in United States District Court in Martinsburg before Magistrate Judge David J. Joel.

Acting United States Attorney Betsy C. Jividen announced that MARQUITA MCDANIEL entered a plea of guilty to one count of an Indictment charging her with aiding and abetting the distribution of cocaine base on March 10, 2009, in Charles Town.

MCDANIEL, who is currently free on bond pending sentencing, faces a maximum penalty of 40 years imprisonment and a fine of $2,000,000.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Paul T. Camilletti. The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives and the Charles Town Police Department.