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2 People Sentenced in Clarksburg District Court

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Two people were sentenced in U.S. District Court in Clarksburg by Judge Irene M. Keeley on January 4, according to a news release from the office of the U.S. Attorney Northern District of W.Va.

James Robert Hurst, 45 of New Milton, W.Va., was sentenced to 60 months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release.

Officials said Hurst pleaded guilty on August 29, 2012, to manufacturing more than 100 marijuana plants and possession with the intent to distribute more than 100 marijuana plants, both on August 15, 2011 in Doddridge County.

Hurst is free on bond and will self-report to the designated Federal institution, according to the news release.

This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen D. Warner and was investigated by the Doddridge County Sheriff's Department and the W.Va. State Police.

Kristen Davis, 38 of Clarksburg, was sentenced to 27 months in prison to be followed by six years of supervised release, officials said.

Davis pleaded guilty on September 26, 2012, to distribution of crack cocaine within 1,000 feet of St. Mary's grade school on July 1, 2011, in Clarksburg, according to the news release.

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

This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Shawn A. Morgan and was investigated by the Harrison County Task Force, consisting of officer from the Clarksburg and Bridgeport Police Departments and the Harrison County Sheriff's Department.