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Fairmont man sentenced on drug charge in federal court

CLARKSBURG — The second of three defendants in a federal drug indictment has been sentenced by U.S. District Judge Irene M. Keeley.Joseph Grant, 68, of Fairmont, was placed on two years’ probation Tuesday, and the court ordered a forfeiture of money and property.Grant previously had pleaded guilty to maintaining a drug-involved premises (a residence on Pennsylvania Avenue, Bridgeport, for a … Read more

3 suspects in Drug Task Force investigation enter guilty pleas

CLARKSBURG — Three defendants in a Greater Harrison Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force investigation into crack cocaine distribution in Clarksburg have pleaded guilty.       Entering pleas Thursday before U.S. Magistrate John S. Kaull were Leroy “Black” Rousseau, 44, formerly of Washington, D.C., Francesca “Frankie” Strakal, 20, of Gypsy, and Talya Keener, 22, of … Read more

Drug Task Force busts alleged drug dealers; road deputy makes heroin arrest

CLARKSBURG — A young Ohioan alleged to have pointed a handgun at two officers when his Hampton Inn hotel room was raided Monday remained jailed this morning on two felony charges.       Another Ohioan also was arrested in the raid, alleged to be in possession of drugs and a separate gun. However, he isn’t accused of wielding it at law enforcement.       Meanwhile, a Harrison … Read more

Harrison grand jury to hear cases of alleged drug offenders

CLARKSBURG — The late summer/fall session of the Harrison County grand jury will reconvene a week from today to take up several drug cases, Harrison Prosecutor Joe Shaffer said Monday night.      Grand jurors will hear cases on up to 10 individuals, Shaffer said. It marks the second time since Shaffer took office in 2002 that a grand jury has met for the second time in its term. The first … Read more

Greater Harrison task force makes three heroin arrests

CLARKSBURG — The Greater Harrison Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force has arrested three individuals in an investigation into heroin distribution. Another area drug task force, with headquarters in Marion County, assisted.      Trayvon Terell Snoe, 22, of Pittsburgh, is charged with distribution of heroin, while Meagan Graeber, 28, of Bridgeport, is charged with aiding and abetting Snow in … Read more

Greater Harrison task force makes heroin arrests

CLARKSBURG — The Greater Harrison Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force has arrested three individuals in an investigation into heroin distribution. Another area drug task force, with headquarters in Marion County, assisted.Trayvon Terell Snoe, 22, of Pittsburgh, is charged with distribution of heroin, while Meagan Graeber, 28, of Bridgeport, is charged with aiding and abetting Snow in … Read more