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

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Clarksburg Resident Enters Pleas To Crack Cocaine Trafficking Charges

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CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA - A 29-year old Clarksburg, West Virginia, resident entered pleas of guilty in United States District Court in Clarksburg on April 8, 2013,
2012, before Judge Irene M. Keeley.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that:

TROY ANTJUAN CLAYTON a/k/a “NY” a/k/a “PASTOR,” entered pleas of guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Distribute More than 28 Grams of Crack Cocaine”, six counts of “Distribution of Crack Cocaine within 1,000 Feet of a Protected Location,” one count of “Maintaining a Drug-Involved Premise” to store, distribute and use crack cocaine, and one count of “Distribution of Crack Cocaine.” CLAYTON, who is in custody pending sentencing, faces 5 to 40 years imprisonment and a $2,000,000 fine on the conspiracy charge; 1 to 40 years imprisonment and a $2,000,000 fine on each of the distributions within 1,000 feet of a protected location charge; 20 years imprisonment and a $500,000 fine on the drug-involved premise charge; and, 20 years imprisonment and a $1,000,000 fine on the distribution charge.

The case was prosecuted by Criminal Chief Shawn A. Morgan and was investigated by the Harrison County Drug Task Force consisting of officers from the Clarksburg Police Department, the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department and the Bridgeport Police Department.

Updated January 7, 2015