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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, December 15, 2014

Martinsburg Man Convicted For Cocaine Trafficking


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MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Courtney Lamar Jenkins, 26, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was convicted in federal court today for his role in a conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

From July 2012 through January 2013, Jenkins and others collaborated to sell crack cocaine throughout Northern West Virginia. He pled guilty today to one count of “Drug Conspiracy” following an investigation by the Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Jarod Douglas is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert W. Trumble presided.

Updated January 7, 2015