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11 People Enter Guilty Pleas in Federal Court

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United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld announced Tuesday that 11 people have entered guilty pleas in federal court.

Daniel Joseph Hanst, 27, Brandi Reese Smith, 26, Lisa Nicole Smith, 24, and Anthony William Ours, 32, of Fairmont, pleaded guilty for possession and attempt of psuedophedrine to be used in the manufacture of methamphetamine.  Hanst and Brandi Smith are and custody.  Lisa Smith and Ours are free on bond.  They each face up to 20 years in prison.

Eric Scott Pennington, 30, of Parsons, and Misty Autumn Grafton, 26, of Hambleton, pleaded guilty before Judge Kaull for possession of psuedophedrine to be used in the manufacture of methamphetamine. Pennington and Grafton are free on bond pending sentencing and face up to 20 years in prison.

Ronnie Gerald Belt, 52 from Camden on Gauley, W.Va. pleaded guilty for possession of materials used in the manufacture of methamphetamine.  Belt is in custody pending sentencing and faces up to 10 years in prison.

Traci Lynn Wilson, 27, of Moorefield, W.Va, pleaded guilty for distribution of methamphetamine with 1,000 feet of a school.  Wilson is free on bond and is awaiting her sentence.  She faces up to 40 years in prison.

Robert Vaughn Barnette, II, 28, from Weston, W.Va. pleaded guilty for possession of materials to be used in the manufacture to make methamphetamine.  Barnette is in custody and awaits sentencing.  He faces up to 20 years in prison.

Donna Sturm, 32, from Belington, W.Va. pleaded guilty for distribution of marijuana and felon for possessing a firearm.  Sturm is free on bond and awaits sentencing.  She faces up to 15 years in prison.

Shane O. Brantley, 36, from Sutton, W.Va. pleaded guilty for felon in possession of a firearm.  He is free on bond and awaits sentencing.  Brantley faces up to 10 years in prison.