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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, November 3, 2014

Five Sentenced For Drug Trafficking Offenses


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MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Five individuals were sentenced for drug trafficking offenses, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced today.

Christopher Lee Redman, 30, of Keyser, West Virginia, was sentenced to 27 months in prison. He pled guilty in August 2014 to one count of “Conspiracy to Distribute Schedule II Controlled Substances” after an investigation revealed his participation in the distribution of cocaine.

Robert Lee Jessie, 35, also of Keyser, West Virginia, was sentenced to 18 months in prison. He pled guilty in June 2014 to one count of “Distribution of Cocaine Base.”

Tyrone Lamont Fleming, 23, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was sentenced to 18 months in prison. He pled guilty in June 2014 to one count of “Distribution of Cocaine Base.”

Ebony Ishia Haynes Jack, 33, of Palm Coast, Florida, was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison. She pled guilty in August 2014 to one count of “Conspiracy to Launder Monetary Instruments” as part of a larger drug trafficking scheme.

Darius Nolan Hogan, 32, of Hyattsville, Maryland, was sentenced to five years of probation. He pled guilty in June 2014 to one count of “Aiding and Abetting Distribution of Cocaine Base.”

Assistant U.S. Attorney Jarod Douglas prosecuted the cases on behalf of the government. The Potomac Highlands Drug and Violent Crime Task Force investigated Redman, Jessie, and Jack. The Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated Fleming and Hogan.

U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.

Updated January 7, 2015