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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of West Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Baltimore, MD man convicted of selling crack cocaine

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CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Justin Troy Clark, 24, of Baltimore, Maryland, was convicted in federal court for selling crack cocaine, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced today.
An investigation by the Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force revealed that Clark sold crack cocaine in October 2013 in Martinsburg, West Virginia.

Clark pleded guilty to one count of “Distribution of Cocaine Base.” He faces up to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $1,000,000.00. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Paul Camilletti is prosecuting the cases on behalf of the government.

U.S. Magistrate Robert W. Trumble presided.

Updated January 13, 2015