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Six sentenced for drug trafficking

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of West Virginia

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Six individuals were sentenced in federal court today on drug trafficking charges, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced today.

Jomo Kenyatta Morris, 25, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for cocaine trafficking in Berkeley County, West Virginia in January 2014. He pled guilty in November 2014 to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine Base” following an investigation by the Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative.

Five individuals were sentenced today for their role in manufacturing methamphetamine in Hampshire County, West Virginia following an investigation by the Potomac Highlands Drug and Violent Crime Task Force. Larry Franklin Gregory, 39, of Delray, West Virginia, pled guilty in December 2014 to one count of “Distribution of Methamphetamine.” He was sentenced today to 60 months in prison. Cathy Ann Corbin, 51, Sherry Lynn Woodson, 50, Kelly Christine Gross, 46, and Amanda Marie Matthews, 36, all of Romney, West Virginia each pled guilty in December 2014 to one count of “Possession of Pseudoephedrine to be Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine.” Woodson was sentenced to 15 months in prison. Gross was sentenced to 10 months in prison. Matthews was sentenced to 8 months in prison. Corbin was sentenced to five years of probation.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Jarod Douglas prosecuted the cases on behalf of the government.

U.S. District Gina M. Groh presided.

Updated January 8, 2016