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Police log for 8/4

August 04, 2002

Man pleads guilty to firearms possession



MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Jeffrey A. Shambaugh, 38, of Largent, W.Va., pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of illegal possession of six firearms after having been previously convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence in Morgan County Circuit Court on April 12, according to U.S. District Court records in Martinsburg.

The case was prosecuted under the Project Safe Homes initiative by Assistant U.S. Attorney Paul T. Camiletti. The case was investigated by the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.

Shambaugh was released on bond pending sentencing. He faces a prison term of up to 10 years.




Man sentenced for crack cocaine distribution



MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Arthur Gorey Gortman, 22, of 126 South Valley St., Martinsburg, was sentenced to 151 months in prison by U.S. District Court Judge W. Craig Broadwater on Thursday following his plea in May on one count of distribution of crack cocaine, according to court records.

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The case was investigated by the Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force.




Two men charged with illegal drug possession



FREDERICK Md., - Two Frederick County men have been charged with possession of illegal drugs during traffic stops in the Farmbrook community and surrounding neighborhoods Wednesday and Thursday, Frederick County Sheriff's Deputies said Friday.

William Eugene Tobery, 29, of Vienna Court, Frederick, was charged with possession of cocaine and possession of paraphernalia. The Washington County Sheriff's Department also had an outstanding warrant against Tobery, police said.

Robert Walter, 20, of the 650 Block of Colebrook Lane, Middletown, Md., was charged with possession of marijuana, police said.




Sting results in two arrests on drug charges



Frederick City Police arrested two people Thursday night on drug charges during an undercover surveillance operation in the area of West All Saints and South Market streets, police said.

The operation was conducted due to an increased number of citizen complaints regarding drug activity in the area, police said.

David Lynnwood Naylor, 55, of the 400 block of Broadway Street, Frederick, was charged with possession of crack cocaine, police said.

A 17-year-old boy was charged with distribution of crack cocaine, possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine, possession of crack cocaine, police said.

The juvenile was detained by the Department of Juvenile Justice, police said.

Naylor was taken to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center for booking but he was later released on personal recognizance, Detention Center officials said.

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