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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Detroit man convicted of selling oxycodone near Morgantown

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Terrell Moore, 35, of Detroit, Michigan, was convicted in federal court today of oxycodone trafficking, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced today.

An investigation by the Greater Harrison County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, revealed that Moore sold oxycodone in January 2015 in Monongalia County, West Virginia. He pled guilty today to a criminal Information charging him with one count of “Distribution of Oxycodone.” 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.

As part of the plea agreement, Moore also agreed to forfeit his interest in a 2010 Ford Fusion vehicle.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Shawn Morgan is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government.

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

Updated January 8, 2016