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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Eight Individuals Convicted In Federal Court


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ELKINS, VIRGINIA – Eight individuals entered plea of guilty before Magistrate Judge John S. Kaull according to United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II.

LINDSEY PARKER ROY, age 40, MICHAEL WAYNE JOHNSON, age 32, EILEEN MICHAEL DESHAYES, age 28, and NICOLE ROSELLA SPOR, age 36, of Elkins, entered pleas of guilty to “Possession of Pseudoephedrine to be Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine.” ROY, JOHNSON and DESHAYES, who are free on bond, and SPOR, who is in custody, pending sentencing, each face up to twenty years in prison. This case was investigated by the West Virginia State Police, the U.S. Forest Service, the Elkins Police Department and the Randolph County Sheriff’s Department.

DESTRY SETH POLING, age 27, of Parsons, West Virginia, SHANNON DAVID FLAGG, age 40, of Hambleton, West Virginia, and MICHAEL LUTHER WHITE, age 22, of Thomas, West Virginia, entered pleas of guilty to “Possession of Pseudoephedrine to be Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine.” POLING, FLAGG and WHITE, who are free on bond pending sentencing, each face up to twenty years in prison. This case was investigated by the West Virginia State Police, the U.S. Forest Service, and the Tucker County Sheriff’s Department.

CHAD FREDERICK ARBOGAST, age 34, of Belington, West Virginia, entered a plea of guilty to “Distribution of Oxycodone.” ARBOGAST, who is free on bond pending sentencing, faces up to twenty years in prison. This case was investigated by the West Virginia State Police-Bureau of Criminal Investigations, the U.S. Forest Service and the Randolph County Sheriff’s Department.

The above cases were prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen D. Warner.

Updated January 7, 2015