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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: Fawn E. Thomas, Public Affairs Specialist

November 1, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Morgantown Resident Enters Plea to
Heroin Charge

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA - A 27 year old Morgantown, West Virginia, resident entered a plea of guilty on October 31, 2011, in United States District Court in Clarksburg before Judge Irene M. Keeley.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II announced that JOSHUA FOSTER entered a plea of guilty to one count of an Indictment charging him with the distribution of heroin in Granville, West Virginia, on January 18, 2010. FOSTER, who is free on bond, faces a maximum exposure of 20 years imprisonment and a fine of $1,000,000.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Andrew R. Cogar and was investigated by the West Virginia State Police.