Pittsburgh man headed to prison in crack cocaine case

CLARKSBURG — A young Pittsburgh man who came to Clarksburg to deal drugs is headed to federal prison for nearly six years after a Greater Harrison Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force investigation.       U.S. District Judge Irene M. Keeley also ordered Danny Poston, 24, to spend eight years on supervised release once he completes his 70 months of incarceration.       Poston … Read more

City man sentenced to prison for drug crime

CLARKSBURG — A man accused of dealing crack cocaine in multiple locations of Harrison County has been sentenced to nearly 6 1/2 years in prison.       In addition to sentencing Troy A. Clayton to 77 months of incarceration, U.S. District Judge Irene M. Keeley also ordered him to spend a total of six years on supervised release.       Clayton, 29, of Clarksburg, also known as … Read more

Federal grand jurors indict Dr. Milan

MARTINSBURG — Federal grand jurors meeting in Martinsburg have indicted a Fairmont doctor accused of running a pill mill out of a Bridgeport office.       The grand jury this week indicted Dr. Edita Milan on a charge of conspiracy to distribute Schedule II and III controlled substances after Chief U.S. Attorney Shawn Morgan presented the government’s case.       Milan, 74, … Read more

Bath salts operator gets more than 7 years in prison

CLARKSBURG — The man who owned two bath salts stores that wreaked havoc throughout North Central West Virginia was sentenced to 7 1/4 years in prison Tuesday.       U.S. District Judge Irene M. Keeley sentenced Jeffrey J. Paglia, 49, of Lost Creek, this morning. She also ordered him to serve three years on supervised release once he finishes his prison term. Paglia will remain on house … Read more

Sentences handed down in federal drug case

CLARKSBURG — Two more men were sentenced Tuesday in a case involving drugs allegedly brought to Clarksburg from Pittsburgh.       Jason Saunders, 25, of Clarksburg, and formerly of Pittsburgh, was sentenced to three years and five months in prison for distribution of crack cocaine within 1,000 feet of a protected location. He also was ordered to spend six years on supervised release by … Read more

Task Force, SWAT teams raid two Clarksburg houses

CLARKSBURG — A contingent of law enforcement officers conducted two raids on Clarksburg homes Thursday night, part of an ongoing investigation by the Greater Harrison County Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force, officials said.       “At least three dozen,” officers were involved in simultaneous raids of homes on Mulberry and Washington Avenues, near the downtown area, an official … Read more