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W.Va. man pleads guilty to count of drug distribution

June 27, 2008

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A 27-year-old Martinsburg, W.Va., man pleaded guilty June 25 in United States District Court in Martinsburg to one count of distribution of crack cocaine.

According to U.S. Attorney Sharon L. Potter, Kenneth Wayne Riley, who is free on bond pending sentencing, faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison and a fine of $1 million for the crime.

The Riley case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Erin K. Reisenweber.

ยท A 37-year-old Ridgely, W.Va., man pleaded guilty June 25 in U.S. District Court in Martinsburg to selling firearms without a license. The offense occurred three years ago.

James Bookheimer, an employee of LB's Pawn and Guns, is free on bond pending sentencing and faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a fine of $250,000.

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The Bookheimer case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Paul T. Camilletti.

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