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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

January 12, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Belington Resident Sentenced in Federal Court

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA - A 30 year old Belington, West Virginia, resident was sentenced on January 11, 2012, in United States District Court in Clarksburg by Judge Irene M. Keeley.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that LACRISHA CORLEY was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release. CORLEY entered a plea of guilty on August 25, 2011, to one count of an Indictment charging her with managing and maintaining a residence in Clarksburg for the purpose of storing, distributing, and using “crack” cocaine and heroin from August to September 2009. CORLEY, who is free on bond, will self-report to the designated Federal facility on February 17, 2012.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Shawn Angus Morgan. The case was investigated by the Harrison County Drug & Violent Crime Task Force, consisting of officers from the Clarksburg Police Department, the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, and the Bridgeport Police Department.