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

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Maryland woman admits to selling cocaine

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – A Westernport, Maryland woman has admitted to distributing cocaine, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Shelley Kay Snyder-Windle, age 53, pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Cocaine.” Snyder-Windle admitted to selling cocaine in October 2016 in Mineral County. 

Snyder-Windle faces up to 20 years incarceration 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.

Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Elizabeth Grant, also with the West Virginia Attorney General’s Office, is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The case was investigated by the Potomac Highlands Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force and the West Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigations. 
U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert W. Trumble presided.

Drug Trafficking
Updated March 6, 2018