One of "Eastern Panhandle Most Wanted" taken into custody

August 22, 2008

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A man wanted by federal authorities in a drug case was captured this week, according to a press release from U.S. Deputy Marshal Mike Ulrich.

Samuel Lee Rose Jr., 27, an "Eastern Panhandle Most Wanted" suspect, was arrested Wednesday on Hatchery Road in Inwood, W.Va., Ulrich said.

Rose has been charged with four counts of distribution of crack cocaine, and a small amount of narcotics were seized when he was arrested, Ulrich said.

Rose is in Eastern Regional Jail awaiting trial.

Two other fugitives also were taken into custody this week, Ulrich said.

o Allen Murphy, 28, is charged with violations of supervised release, Ulrich said.

o Kelli Woodward, 31, of Charles Town, W.Va., is charged with violating her conditions of probation, Ulrich said.

Woodward and Murphy both are in Eastern Regional Jail, Ulrich said.

The fugitives were taken into custody by members of the U.S. Marshals Service and West Virginia State Police, Ulrich said.

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