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Two Plead Guilty to Federal Drug Charges

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CLARKSBURG -

Two people have pleaded guilty to federal drug charges, in separate cases.

Mark Lundell, 27 of Clarksburg, pleaded guilty to distribution of heroin within 1,000 feet of Northview Elementary School.  The crime happened on June 5, 2012, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.

Lundell, who's also known as "Breezy," faces up to 40 years in prison and a $2,000,000 fine.  He also agreed to forfeit $1,675 that was seized from his home.

Lundell is free on bond until his sentence.  His case was investigated by the Harrison County Drug Task Force, which is made up of officers from the Bridgeport and Clarksburg Police Departments and the Harrison County Sheriff's Department.

In a separate case, Rita Watkins, 52 of Fairmont, pleaded guilty to distribution of Hydrocodone within 1,000 feet of Simpson Elementary School.  That incident happened on Dec. 11, 2011, according to a U.S. Attorney's Office press release.

Watkins is also facing 40 years in prison and a $2,000,000 fine.  Her case was also investigated by the Harrison County Drug Task Force.  She is also free on bond, awaiting sentencing.