Petersburg Resident Arrested On Drug And Firearms Charges
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ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA - A 35-year old Petersburg, West Virginia, resident was arrested on July 29, 2013, pursuant to an Indictment returned by a Federal Grand Jury on June 18, 2013.
According to United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, LEONARDO RAMOS RODRIGUEZ was named in a 7-count Indictment charging him and co-defendant MEGAN ROHRBAUGH, age 23, of Rio, West Virginia, with Conspiracy to Distribute Oxycodone. RODRIGUEZ is also named in four counts of distribution of heroin and/or oxycodone and two firearms charges. ROHRBAUGH is named in one additional count for the distribution of oxycodone. RODRIGUEZ appeared before Magistrate Judge John S. Kull and was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending a detention hearing scheduled for August
RODRIGUEZ and ROHRBAUGH face up to twenty years in prison on the conspiracy and distribution charges and up to ten years in prison on the firearms charges.
This case will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Stephen D. Warner and was investigated by the West Virginia State Police-Bureau of Criminal Investigation, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations (ICE/HSI), Grant County Probation Office and the Grant County Sheriff’s Department.
It should be noted that the charges contained in the Indictment are merely accusations and not evidence of guilt, and that each defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.