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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

 

February 11, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Two Federal Inmates Sentenced on
Assault and Drug Charges

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA — Two inmates at USP Hazelton were sentenced on February 10, 2010, in United States District Court in Clarksburg by Judge Irene M. Keeley.

Acting United States Attorney Betsy C. Jividen announced that:

JAVIER CRUZ GARCIA, age 29, entered a plea of guilty to possession of heroin on August 11, 2009, and was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment to be served consecutive to his current sentences.

LESLIE MORRIS, age 30, entered a plea of guilty to assault with a dangerous weapon on April 26, 2009, and was sentenced to 24 months imprisonment to be served consecutive to his current sentences.

The cases were prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney David E. Godwin. The cases were investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Special Investigative Services at USP Hazelton.