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5 Sentenced for Federal Supervised Release Violations

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United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that during the month of January, 2013, five people had their supervised release revoked for violating terms and conditions imposed by the United States District Court.

Judge Irene M. Keeley sentenced Antonio Cottingham, 26, of Fairmont to 21 months in prison for conspiracy to commit a felony (delivery of crack cocaine) in Marion County. Cottingham was originally sentenced in May 2007 to 70 months in prison and three years of supervised release for the distribution of crack cocaine and again in May 2011 to eight months in prison and three years of supervised release for escaping from custody. Cottingham is in the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a federal institution, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's office.

Samantha Loretta, 26, of Clarksburg was sentenced to 18 months in prison for testing positive for narcotics and for failing to notify her probation officer that she was arrested for shoplifting in Harrison County. Loretta was sentenced in November 2007 to 57 months in prison and three years of supervised release. Loretta is in the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a federal institution.

Matthew W. Hayes, 28, of Rivesville, was sentenced to six months in prison, followed by 36 months of supervised release for testing positive for narcotics and failure to be truthful with his probation officer. Hayes was originally sentenced in February 2011 to three years probation for distributing heroin. Hayes is in the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a federal institution.

Daniel Lee Stevens, 46, of Mannington, was sentenced to four months in prison for testing positive for narcotics on two separate occasions. Stevens was originally sentenced in September 2007 to five years probation for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Stevens is free on bond, he will self-report to the designated federal institution.

Michael Joseph Goodwin, 27, of Clarksburg, was sentenced to 30 days in prison for failure to report for drug testing, failure to obtain GED during his supervised release and testing positive for opiates. Goodwin was originally sentenced on May 2008 to 27 months in prison and three years of supervised release for distribution of crack cocaine. Goodwin is free on bond, he will self-report to the designated federal institution.