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Florida man, two others, sentenced for drug trafficking

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of West Virginia

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – David Stephen Rokisky, 37, of Tampa, Florida, along with two additional individuals, was sentenced in federal court today on drug trafficking charges, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Rokisky was sentenced today to 27 months in prison for distributing hydrocodone in Marion County, West Virginia throughout 2013. He pled guilty in March 2013 to one count of “Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute and to Distribute Hydrocodone.”

Amber McCormick, 29, of Clarksburg, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 12 months and one day in prison for selling oxycodone near the Harrison Street Playground in Clarksburg in April 2013. She pled guilty in October 2014 to one count of “Distribution of Oxycodone Within 1000’ of a Protected Location.”

The Greater Harrison County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated Rokisky and McCormick.

David Jensen, 37, an inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution Gilmer, was sentenced to an additional six months in prison today for unlawful possession of heroin. He was discovered in possession of heroin within FCI Gilmer in October 2014. He pled guilty today to one count of “Possession of a Prohibited Object – Heroin.”

Assistant U.S. Attorney John Parr prosecuted Rokisky and Assistant U.S. Attorney Shawn Morgan prosecuted McCormick and Jensen on behalf of the government.

U.S. District Judge Irene M. Keeley presided.

Updated January 8, 2016