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

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Clarksburg Woman Convicted Of Distributing Painkillers Near Playground

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CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Amber McCormick, 29, of Clarksburg, pled guilty to distributing Oxycodone within 1,000 feet of the Harrison Street Playground in Clarksburg, West Virginia, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced today.

McCormick faces between one and forty years in prison and a fine of up to $2,000,000.00.

McCormick pled guilty after an investigation by the Greater Harrison County Drug and Violent Crime Taskforce. Assistant U.S. Attorney Shawn Morgan prosecuted the case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Magistrate Judge John S. Kaull presided.

Updated January 7, 2015