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Federal Grand Jury Returns Seven Indictments

U.S. Attorney’s Office April 16, 2013
  • Northern District of West Virginia (304) 234-0100

ELKINS, WV—Nine individuals were named in seven indictments returned by a federal grand jury sitting in Elkins, West Virginia, on April 16, 2013.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II announced the following indictments: Charles Adkins, age 53, of Erie, Pennsylvania, who was previously charged in a one-count indictment on March 5, 2013, was named in a three-count superseding indictment charging him with failure to update sex offender registration, attempting to obstruct justice, and false declarations before court. Count one of the superseding indictment alleges that from November 3, 2012, to January 15, 2013, Adkins knowingly failed to update a registration pursuant to the Sex Offender Notification Act. Counts two and four allege that Adkins attempted to obstruct justice by attempting to influence a potential witness in an official proceeding. Count three alleges that Adkins made false declarations to the court during a February 28, 2013 hearing. If convicted, Adkins faces up to 10 years’ imprisonment and a $250,000 fine as to count one; 20 years’ imprisonment and a $250,000 fine as to counts two and four; and five years’ imprisonment and a $250,000 fine as to count three. This case was investigated by the United States Marshals Service.

Andre Abram, age 32, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was named in a one-count indictment charging him with possession with intent to distribute heroin within 1,000 feet of the Clarksburg Housing Authority on March 28,2013. The indictment also seeks the forfeiture of $3,376 in United States currency seized on March 28, 2013. If convicted, Abram faces one to 40 years’ imprisonment and a $2,000,000 fine. This case was investigated by the Greater Harrison County Drug Task Force, consisting of officers from the Bridgeport Police Department; Clarksburg Police Department; Drug Enforcement Administration; West Virginia State Police-Bureau of Criminal Investigations, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives; the United States Postal Inspection Service; and the United States Marshals Service.

These two cases will be prosecuted by Criminal Chief Shawn A. Morgan.

Gary Rudolph Loy, age 30, of Belington, West Virginia, was named in a three-count Indictment. Counts one and three charge Loy with possession of material used in the manufacture of methamphetamine on July 8 and August 28, 2012. Count two charges Loy with manufacturing methamphetamine on August 28, 2012. If convicted, Loy faces up to 10 years’ imprisonment and a $250,000 fine as to counts one and three and 20 years’ imprisonment and a $1,000,000 fine as to count two. This case was investigated by the West Virginia State Police.

Alan Lee Stanley, age 33, of Buckhannon, West Virginia, was named in a seven-count Indictment. Count one charges Stanley with possession of materials used in the manufacture of methamphetamine” on October 26, 2012. Counts two through six charge Stanley with possession of pseudoephedrine to be used in the manufacture of methamphetamine on September 11, September 18, October 1, October 12, and October 25, 2012. Count seven charges Stanley with attempted possession of pseudoephedrine to be used in the manufacture of methamphetamine on October 1, 2012. The indictment also seeks the forfeiture of items seized from Stanley’s residence on October 26, 2012. If convicted, Stanley faces up to 10 years’ imprisonment and a $250,000 fine as to count one and 20 years’ imprisonment and a $250,000 as to counts two through seven. This case was investigated by the Buckhannon Police Department.

Tonya Renee Haymond, age 28, of Romney, West Virginia, was named in a three-count indictment. Counts one and two charge Haymond with the distribution of heroin on June 5 and 6, 2012. Count three charges Haymond with possession with intent to distribute heroin on June 6, 2012. If convicted, Haymond faces up to 20 years’ imprisonment and a $1,000,000 fine as to each of the three counts. This case was investigated by the Hardy County Sheriff’s Department and the Moorefield Police Department.

Donald Mark Tillotson, age 36, of Burling, West Virginia, was named in a nine-count indictment. Count one charges Tillotson with possession of materials used in the manufacture of methamphetamine on November 28, 2012. Counts two through eight charge Tillotson with possession of pseudoephedrine to be used in the manufacture of methamphetamine on November 21, November 10, October 16, October 2, September 17, September 2, and August 24, 2012. Count nine charges Tillotson with attempted possession of pseudoephedrine to be used in the manufacture of methamphetamine on September 17, 2012. If convicted, Tillotson faces up to 10 years’ imprisonment and a $250,000 fine as to count one and 20 years’ imprisonment and a $250,000 fine as to counts two through nine.

Scott Allen Greenwalt, age 40; Michelle Lee Stocking, age 23; and Kimberly Evans, age 39, all of Moorefield, West Virginia, were named in a 25-count indictment. Count one charges Greenwalt, Stocking, and Evans with conspiracy to manufacture, possess, and distribute methamphetamine from March 5 to September 4, 2012. Count two charges Greenwalt, Stocking, and Evans with possession of materials used in the manufacture of methamphetamine on June 13, 2012. Count three charges Greenwalt and Stocking with attempting to manufacture methamphetamine on September 4, 2012. Count four charges Greenwalt and Stocking with possession of materials used in the manufacture of methamphetamine on September 4, 2012. Counts five through 10 charge Greenwalt with possession of pseudoephedrine to be used in the manufacture of methamphetamine” on May 3, May 22, June 2, July 10, August 1, and August 23, 2012. Count 11 charges Greenwalt with attempting to possess pseudoephedrine to be used in the manufacture of methamphetamine on July 25, 2012. Counts 12 through 16 charge Stocking with possession of pseudoephedrine to be used in the manufacture of methamphetamine on June 9, June 13, and July 15, 2012, and March 23 and April 2, 2013. Counts 17 through 25 charge Evans with possession of pseudoephedrine to be used in the manufacture of methamphetamine on March 5, March 16, March 31, April 17, May 4, May 11, May 24, June 6 and June 11, 2012. If convicted, Greenwalt, Stocking, and Evans face up to 20 years’ imprisonment and a $1,000,000 fine as to counts one and three; 10 years’ imprisonment and a $250,000 fine as to counts two and four; and 20 years’ imprisonment and a $250,000 fine as to counts fve through 25.

These two cases were investigated by the Potomac Highlands Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force, consisting of officers from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the West Virginia State Police-Bureau of Criminal Investigations.

These five cases will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Stephen D. Warner.

All of the charges contained in the above-referenced indictments are merely accusations and not evidence of guilt, and each defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.