W.Va. man receives 33 months in federal prison
A Martinsburg man was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court to 33 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release for retaliation against a federal witness.
Johnnie Lee James Jr, 35, of 226 Winchester Ave., Martinsburg, was convicted March 20 of one count of retaliation against a witness. James assaulted Jeff Hollis on Oct. 8, 1999 in connection with Hollis' appearance in an October 1999 federal trial.
In another federal court matter, Mark Randall Arvin Jr., of Glenwood Forest Subdivision, Gerrardstown, W.Va., pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of distribution of oxycodone at his residence on Sept. 22, 1998. Arvin is free on bond prior to his sentencing.
Earlier in the week two people were sentenced and four others entered guilty pleas in federal court.
HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> Craig Robin Roberts, 37, of Martinsburg, sentenced to 112 months in federal prison, to be followed by three years supervised release. Roberts pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm on Feb. 3, 1999 while a convicted felon.