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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Marshall County, WV woman convicted of cocaine trafficking

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Alicia D. Duerr, 30, of Moundsville, West Virginia, was convicted today of cocaine trafficking, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Duerr repeatedly conspired with other individuals to possess and to distribute crack cocaine in Ohio and Marshall Counties in West Virginia. She pled guilty today to one count of “Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute and to Distribute Crack Cocaine.” She faces up to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $1,000,000. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert McWilliams, Jr. prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Marshall County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated.

Senior U.S. District Judge Frederick P. Stamp presided.

Updated January 8, 2016