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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Over $200,000 in forfeited cash awarded to local law enforcement in Wyoming County

MEDIA ADVISORY

Beckley, W.Va. – U. S. Attorney Booth Goodwin and IRS Special Agent in Charge Thomas Jankowski will be presenting forfeited cash to the Wyoming County Prosecutor’s Office, Wyoming County Sheriff’s Department and the Pineville Police Department as a result of their assistance in the cases of U. S. v. Jerry Harvey, Jr. and U.S. v. James Trent.

WHAT:  Presentation of forfeiture proceeds to local law enforcement agencies in Wyoming County as a result of their participation in joint investigations with the IRS.

WHEN:  Friday, June 26, 2015, at 10:00am

WHERE:  U.S. Courthouse & IRS Complex, 110 North Heber Street, Beckley, WV (weather permitting, the press conference will be in front of the building; if raining, it will take place in the lobby)

WHO:   U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin,  IRS Special Agent in Charge Thomas Jankowski, IRS Assistant Special Agent in Charge Guy Ficco, IRS Supervisory Special Agent Jason Gandee, IRS Special Agent Jeff Goode, Wyoming County Prosecutor Mike Cochrane, Wyoming County Sheriff Randall Aliff and Chief Deputy Sherill Parker, and Mayor Tim Ellison, representing the Pineville Police Department

Updated June 25, 2015