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3 People Sentenced in Elkins District Court

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Three people were sentenced on October 23 before Chief Judge John Preston Bailey in U.S. District Court in Elkins, according to a news release from the office of the U.S. Attorney Northern District of West Virginia.

Larry James Martin, 35 of Moorefield, was sentenced to 120 months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release, officials said.

Martin pleaded guilty on July 24, 2012, to possession of material used in the manufacture of methamphetamine on September 7, 2011, in Hardy County. Martin was also ordered by the Court to make restitution in the amount of $1,522.62.

Martin is free on bond and will self-report to the designated Federal institution.

This case was investigated by the U.S. Forest Service; W.Va. State Police; Pendleton County Sheriff's Department; Grant County Sheriff's Department; Hardy County Sheriff's Department; and the Petersburg Police Department.

Stacey Austin Gardiner, 42 of Franklin, was sentenced to 72 months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release. Gardiner pleaded guilty on June 12, 2012, to possession of material used in the manufacture of methamphetamine on January 31, 2012 in Pendleton County, according to the news release.

Gardiner was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

This case was investigated by the W.Va. State Police-Franklin Detachment; the United States Forest Service; and the Pendleton County Sheriff's Department.

Breanne Mculty, 22 of Petersburg, was sentenced to 42 months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release. Officials said Mculty pleaded guilty on July 24, 2012, to making threats to a material witness on April 9, 2012, in an effort to prevent the witness from testifying in an official proceeding.

Mculty was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

This case was investigated by the U.S. Forest Service; Immigration and Customs Enforcement; the Grant County Sheriff's Department; the W.Va. State Police; and the Wardensville Police Department.

All three cases were prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen D. Warner.