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Multiple People Plead Guilty, Sentenced in Clarksburg Federal Court

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Seven people were sentenced and 11 people pleaded guilty in federal court recently, according to a news release from the office of the U.S. Attorney Northern District of West Virginia.

Eric Scott Barker, 33 of Mount Clare, was sentenced to 169 months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release; Robert Allen Hill, 24 of Lost Creek, was sentenced to 45 months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release; and Megan Dunigan, 25 of Fairmont, was sentenced to 30 months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute heroin and violations of their supervised release, according to the news release. The court also ordered the forfeiture of $1,506 which was seized. All three people were remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal pending designation to a federal institution.

Franklin McVay, 27 of Morgantown, was sentenced to 37 months of prison to be followed by three years of supervised release for a charge of felon in possession of a firearm. According to the news release, McVay was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal pending designation to a federal institution.

Brian Farley, 31 of Clarksburg, was sentenced to 21 months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release for a charge of obtaining drugs by fraud and one charge of making a material false statement, according to a news release. Farley was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal pending designation to a federal institution.

Leonard Rounds, 36, an inmate at FCI Gilmer, pleaded guilty to attempted possession of a prohibited object when staff members discovered suboxone strips hidden inside a card mailed to Rounds, and was sentenced to 12 months in prison to run concurrently with his current 130-month sentence, according to a news release.

Eric Smith, 30 of Fairmont, was sentenced to three years probation, with the first six months to be served under home detention for the distribution of marijuana within 1,000 feet of protected location, according to a news release.

Sean Miller Phillips, Jr., 31 of Eastpoint, Michigan, and Jamila McLaughry, 25 of Morgantown, both pleaded guilty to distribution of heroin within 1,000 feet of North Elementary School in Monongalia County. Phillips, who is in custody, and McLaughry, who is free on bond pending sentencing, each face up to 40 years in prison. Also in connection with the same case, William Anderson, 20, and Eddie Pickett, 20, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute heroin, According to the news release, Anderson and Pickett, who are both free on bond pending sentencing, face up to 20 years each in prison.

John Chambers, of Clarksburg, pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography. Chambers is free on bond pending sentencing and faces up to 10 years in prison, according to the news release.

Ronald Starkey, 28 of Morgantown, pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm. According to the news release, Starkey is free on bond pending sentencing and faces up to 10 years in prison.

Spayne Swindle, 19 of Pittsburgh, Pa., pleaded guilty to distribution of cocaine within 1,000 feet of Pierpont Community and Technical College. Swindle is in custody pending sentencing and faces up to 40 years in prison, according to the news release.

Lynn Spaw, 44 of Clarksburg, pleaded guilty to distribution of cocaine within 1,000 feet of Pierpont Community and Technical College. According to the news release, Spaw is free on bond pending sentencing and faces up to 40 years in prison.

Joseph Grant, 68 of Bridgeport, pleaded guilty to maintaining a drug-involved premise. Grant is free on bond pending sentencing and faces up to 20 years in prison, according to the news release.

Sasha Peggues, 28 of Morgantown, pleaded guilty to aggravated identity theft after forging checks belonging to an elderly man for who she was providing care-giving services for her personal use. According to the news release, Peggues is in custody pending sentencing and faces up to 30 years in prison.

Aaron Seidel, 29 of Warren, Illinois, pleaded guilty to traveling in interstate commerce for the purpose of engaging in illicit sexual conduct. Seidel is in custody pending sentencing and faces up to 30 years in prison, according to the news release.