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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, May 16, 2016

Harrison County, WV woman sentenced for selling cocaine near local playground

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Jessica A. McCracken, 33, of Clarksburg, was sentenced today to 21 months in prison for cocaine trafficking, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

McCracken sold cocaine base near the Harrison Street Playground in Harrison County, West Virginia. She pled guilty in September 2015 to one count of “Distribution of Cocaine Base within 1,000 feet of a Protected Location.”

Assistant U.S. Attorney Sarah Montoro prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Greater Harrison County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated.

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

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated May 16, 2016