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Clarksburg Resident Pleads Guilty to Drug Charges

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A Clarksburg resident pleaded guilty before Judge Irene M. Keeley in U.S. District Court in Clarksburg on April 8, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II.

Troy Antjuan Clayton, 28, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute more than 28 grams of crack cocaine; six counts of distribution of crack cocaine within 1,000 feet of a protected location; one count of maintaining a drug-involved premise to store, distribute and use crack cocaine; and one count of distribution of crack cocaine, according to the news release.

Clayton is in custody pending sentencing and faces up to 320 years in prison and fines of more than $15 million, officials said.

This case was prosecuted by Criminal Chief Shawn A. Morgan and was investigated by the Harrison County Drug Task Force, consisting of officers from the Harrison County Sheriff's Department and from the Bridgeport and Clarksburg Police Departments.