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2 Ohio Men Plead Guilty to Selling Drugs in Harrison County

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Two men from the town of Chillicothe, Ohio pleaded guilty to Judge Irene M. Keeley for conspiring to sell drugs in Harrison County with the use of firearms during their drug distribution.

Dillion James Barillaro, 20, pleaded guilty for distributing cocaine and heroin and for using a firearm during drug trafficking.  Nicholas Stephen Gardner, 21, also pleaded guilty for the distribution of cocaine and heroin with possession of a gun during distribution.

According to United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, both Barillaro and Gardner will forfeit their phones, firearms, and ammunition and $1,768 in currency that was as part of their plea agreements.  Both men face up to 20 years in prison for the drug charges as well as five to seven years with the additional firearms charges.

Lynn Spaw, 44, of Clarksburg was sentenced by Judge Keeley to 21 months of prison and six years of supervised released for distributing cocaine within 1,000 feet of a the Pierpont Community and Technical College.  Joseph Grant, 68,  her co-defendant from Bridgeport, was sentenced to two years of probation for maintaining a drug-involved premise.  The court also ordered a forfeiture of 4 cell phones and $1,968 seized during the investigation.

Aaron Sneidel, 29, from Eurora, KS, was sentenced to 51 months in prison with 10 years of supervised release for traveling on the interstate for the purpose of engaging in illicit sexual contact.  Seidel was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a federal institution. 

The following people appeared before Judge John S. Kaull:

Eric Sneed, 25, from Morgantown, entered a guilty plea for distributing cocaine near a Star City playground.  Sneed is in custody and faces up to 40 years in prison.

Jace Rowan, 31 from Fairmont, pleaded guilty for possession of child pornography.  Rowan is free on bond pending sentencing and faces up to 10 years in prison.

James Gray, 42, an inmate at USP Hazelton, pleaded guilty for possession of a prohibited object.  Staff found a cell phone hidden in Gray's locker.  Gray was sentenced to 3 months in prison in addition to his current 180-month sentence.