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Two Wetzel County residents convicted of oxycodone trafficking

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

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Trevor Cortez Vossen, 23, of New Martinsville, West Virginia, and Katie Ora Ingold, 29, of Proctor, West Virginia, were convicted of oxycodone trafficking today in federal court, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Vossen and Ingold collaborated to possess and distribute oxycodone in Marshall and Wetzel Counties throughout 2014 and early 2015.

The defendants each pled guilty today to one count of “Drug Conspiracy - Oxycodone.” They each face up to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $1,000,000.00. 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 defendants.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Jarod Douglas prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The West Virginia State Police, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated.

Senior U.S. District Judge Frederick P. Stamp presided.


Updated January 8, 2016