Two area residents facing revocations

WHEELING – United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II announced that during the month of March, 18 individuals had their supervised release revoked for violating terms and conditions imposed by the United States District Court.

Among those revoked by the court are:

Glenn Albert Stewart Jr., of Follansbee, was sentenced to 40 months imprisonment for testing positive for the use of marijuana; failure to timely notify probation officer of citation received following a car accident; possession of drug paraphernalia; possession of edged weapon; a conviction in Hancock County for three counts of house burglary; and, a conviction in Ohio County for burglary.

Stewart was originally sentenced on May 28, 1998, to 180 months imprisonment and five years of supervised release for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Stewart was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

Wayne Casto, 43, of Weirton, was sentenced to 30 days imprisonment for two separate convictions in Hancock County for failure to register as a sex offender.

Casto was originally sentenced to 37 months imprisonment and 10 years of supervised release for possession of child pornography. Casto, who is free on bond, will self-report to the designated federal institution.

The United States was represented at the Wheeling revocation hearings by Assistant United States Attorneys John C. Parr and Stephen L. Vogrin