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

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Monday, November 25, 2013

Maryland Resident Sentenced To 10 Years For Possession With Intent To Distribute Crack Cocaine


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Eighteen Others Appear for Pleas and Sentencing

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that a Frederick, Maryland, resident was sentenced 10 ten years in prison for trafficking in crack cocaine.

MARTIN CAIN FELDER, age 34, was sentenced by District Court Judge Gina M. Groh to 120 months in prison and four years of supervised release for “Possession with Intent to Distribute More than 28 grams of Crack Cocaine.” FELDER, was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution. his case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Paul T. Camilletti and investigated by the Eastern Panhandle Drug & Violent Crime Task Force, consisting of officers from the West Virginia State Police - Bureau of Criminal Investigation, the Martinsburg Police Department, the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department, and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department, as well as uniformed officers of the West Virginia State Police.

JOHN ANDREW REDMAN, age 33, of Martinsburg, was sentenced to 37 months in prison and three years of supervised release for the “Distribution of Crack Cocaine.” REDMAN, who is free on bond, will self-report to prison on December 2, 2013.

Judge Groh also sentenced the following defendants:

CHARLOTTE JENKINS, age 39, of Falling Waters, West Virginia, was sentenced to 30 months in prison and three years of supervised release for the “Distribution of Heroin.” JENKINS was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

AKEYLAH HUMPHREY, age 24, of Martinsburg, was sentenced to 12 months in prison and three years of supervised release for “Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine.” HUMPHREY, who is free on bond, will self-report to prison on January 6, 2014.

The REDMAN and HUMPHREY cases were prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jarod J. Douglas. The JENKINS case was prosecuted by Camilletti. These cases were investigated by the Eastern Panhandle Drug & Violent Crime Task Force, consisting of officers from the West Virginia State Police - Bureau of Criminal Investigation, the Martinsburg Police Department, and the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department.

The following entered pleas before Magistrate Judge James E. Seibert:

ANTHONY ALLEN PENNINGTON, age 24, of Wardsford, Pennsylvania, entered a plea of guilty to “Traveling in Interstate Commerce with the Intent to Engage in Illicit Sexual Conduct.” If convicted, PENNINGTON faces up to 30 years in prison. This case was investigated by the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department.

TIMOTHY WILLIAMS, age 24, of Martinsburg, entered a plea of guilty to “Conspiracy to Distribute More than 28 Grams of Crack Cocaine.” WILLIAMS, who is in custody pending sentencing, faces up to 40 years in prison. Co-defendant DERRICK WELLS, JR., age 24, of Martinsburg, entered a plea of guilty to “Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine.” WELLS, who is in custody pending sentencing, faces up to 20 years in prison and co-defendant ASHLEY SEAL, age 25, of Bunker Hill, West Virginia, entered pleas of guilty to “Distribution of Crack Cocaine.” SEAL, who is free on bond pending sentencing, faces up to 20 years in prison.

PENNINGTON and WILLIAMS were prosecuted by Douglas.

ADAM BRADY, age 20, of Martinsburg, entered a plea of guilty to “Distribution of Crack Cocaine within 1,000 Feet of the Burke Street Elementary School.” BRADY, who is in custody pending sentencing, faces up to 40 years in prison. Co-defendant MONICA GREEN, age 35, of Martinsburg, entered a plea of guilty to “Distribution of Crack Cocaine.” GREEN, who is free on bond pending sentencing, faces up to 20 years in prison. This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen L. Vogrin.

JOSEA LORENZO HICKS, age 35, of Washington, D.C., entered a plea of guilty to “Distribution of Crack Cocaine.” HICKS, who is free on bond pending sentencing, faces up to 20 years in prison. This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Brandon S. Flower.

These cases were investigated the Eastern Panhandle Drug & Violent Crime Task Force, consisting of officers from the West Virginia State Police - Bureau of Criminal Investigation, the Martinsburg Police Department, the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department, and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department.

THEOFANIS MAVROUDIS, age 45, of Charles Town, West Virginia, entered a plea of guilty to “Failure to Register as Sex Offender.” MAVROUDIS, who is in custody pending sentencing, faces up to ten years in prison. This case was prosecuted by Douglas and investigated by the United States Marshals Service.

CHARLES WILLIAM JONES, III, a/k/a “TREY,” age 27, of Pasadena, Maryland, entered a plea of guilty to “Possession of Firearms by a Drug User.” JONES, who is free on bond pending sentencing, faces up to 10 years in prison.

CODY ASHBY, age 21, of Martinsburg, entered a plea of guilty to “Felon in Possession of a Firearm.” ASHBY, who is in custody pending sentencing, faces up to 10 years in prison.

MATTHEW TODD CRIM, entered a plea of guilty to “Possession of a Firearm with an Obliterated Serial Number.” CRIM, who is in custody pending sentencing, faces up to 10 years in prison.

The JONES, ASHBY and CRIM cases were prosecuted by Camilletti and investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Exploses, the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office and the West Virginia State Police.

BRANDON L. WHITE, age 29, of Martinsburg, entered a plea of guilty to “Stealing Public Money.” WHITE, who is free on bond pending sentencing, faces up to 10 years in prison. The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert H. McWilliams, Jr. and investigated by the Veterans Administration, Office of Inspector General, Criminal Investigations Division.

BRANDON BARTLEY, age 30, and TARA BARTLEY, age 28, of Martinsburg, entered pleas of guilty to “Prescription Fraud.” The defendants, who are free on bond pending sentencing, each face up to 4 years in prison. This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration.

RENE GONZALEZ-BERMUDEZ, age 27, entered a plea of guilty to entering the United States, after having been previously deported, without obtaining the express consent of the Secretary of Homeland Security or the Attorney General of the United States to reapply for admission to the United States. GONZALEZ-BERMUDEZ faces up to 2 years in and deportation. This case was investigated by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations (ICE/HIS).

The BARTLEY and GONZALEZ-BERMUDEZ cases were prosecuted by Camilletti.

Updated January 7, 2015