Federal Grand Jury Returns Five Indictments
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CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA — Eight individuals were named in five
Indictments returned by a federal grand jury sitting in Clarksburg, West Virginia, on March
United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced the following indictments: ZSA ZSA DEE FIELDS, age 44, of Detroit, Michigan, was named in a two-count
Indictment charging her with “Introduction of a Prohibited Object - Marijuana” and “False Writing and Representation.” The Indictment alleges that on December 17, 2011, FIELDS provided marijuana to an inmate at FCI Gilmer and completed the “Notification to Visitor” form by stating that she was not in possession of marijuana on that date. If convicted, FIELDS faces up to 5 years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine on each count. This case will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Brandon S. Flower and was investigated by the Special Investigative Services at FCI Gilmer.
TERRELL C. MCQUEEN, age 29 and IMANI NOKIA WALKER, age 24, of Brooklyn, New York, were named in an eight-count Indictment. Count One charges MCQUEEN and WALKER with “Conspiracy to Utter Counterfeit Bills” from January 20, 2012, to February
13, 2012, in Morgantown, West Virginia. Counts Two through Six charge MCQUEEN and WALKER with “Uttering Counterfeit Bills” on January 30, 2012, at Barnes and Noble; on January 30, 2012 and February 4, 2012, at Lowes; on February 4, 2012, at Super K-Mart and Lowes in Morgantown, and on February 13, 2012, at Kroger’s. Counts Seven and Eight charge MCQUEEN with “Uttering Counterfeit Bills” on February 4, 2012, at Best Buy and on February 4, 2012, at Wal-Mart. If convicted, MCQUEEN and WALKER face up to 5 years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine on Count One and up to 20 years imprisonment and a
$250,000 file on each of Counts Two through Eight. This case will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Andrew R. Cogar and was investigated by the United States Secret Service.
JOHN HARLOW, age 46, of Clarksburg, was named in a one-count Indictment charging him with “Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.” The Indictment alleges that on February 13, 2012, HARLOW possessed a Marlin Rifle after having been convicted three separate times in United States District Court for distribution of cocaine base, distribution of heroin and interstate transportation in aid of racketeering. If convicted, HARLOW faces up to 10 years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
CHARLES ADKINS, age 53, of Erie, Pennsylvania, was named in a one-count Indictment charging him with “Failure to Update Sex Offender Registration.” The Indictment alleges that from November 3, 2012, to January 15, 2013, ADKINS knowingly failed to update a registration pursuant to the Sex Offender Notification Act. If convicted, ADKINS faces up to 10 years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine. This case was investigated by the United States Marshals Service.
ERIC SCOTT BAKER, age 33, MEGAN EILEEN DUNIGAN, age 25 and ROBERT ALLEN HILL, age 24, of Clarksburg, were named in a three-count Indictment. Count One charges BAKER and DUNIGAN with “Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin” from January of
2013 to February 8, 2013, in Clarksburg. Count Two charges BAKER and DUNIGAN with “Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin” on February 8, 2013, in Clarksburg. Count Three charges BARKER, DUNIGAN and HILL with “Maintaining a Drug-Involved Premise” on February 8, 2013, in Clarksburg. The indictment also seeks the forfeiture of $1,505 in United States currency seized from Barker’s residence on February 8. If convicted, BAKER, DUNIGAN and HILL face up to 20 years imprisonment and a $1,000,000 fine on each of Counts One and Two and up to 20 years imprisonment and a $500,000 fine on Count Three. This case was investigated by the Greater Harrison County Drug Task Force, consisting of officers from the Bridgeport Police Department; Clarksburg Police Department; Drug Enforcement Administration; West Virginia State Police-Bureau of Criminal Investigations, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; and, the United States Marshals Service.
These three cases will be prosecuted by Criminal Chief Shawn A. Morgan.
All of the charges contained in the above-referenced indictments are merely accusations and not evidence of guilt, and each defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.