WHEELING - U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II announced 17 individuals, including three local residents, had their supervised release or probation revoked in April for violating terms and conditions imposed by the United States
U.S. District Court Judge Frederick P. Stamp Jr. presided over the following cases.
Jesse Talerico, 26, of Steubenville was sentenced to nine months in prison for failing to submit monthly reports in a timely manner, failure to follow instructions of probation officer and absconding from supervision, Ihlenfeld said. Talerico was originally sentenced in September 2009 to three years of probation for possession with intent to distribute heroin. On July 2, 2012, Talerico's probation was revoked and he was sentenced to three months in prison and three years of supervised release. Talerico was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service pending designation to a federal prison.
Matthew I. Haught, 30, of Follansbee, was sentenced to three months in prison to be followed by 33 months of supervised release for use and possession of controlled substances and failure to report for scheduled drug screens, Ihlenfeld said. Haught was originally sentenced in August 2009 to 33 months in prison and three years of supervised release for being a drug addict in possession of a firearm. Haught will self-report to the designated federal prison.
Craig Elmore, 25, of Weirton, was sentenced to two months in prison to be followed by 58 months of supervised release for possession and use of controlled substances; failure to report to probation officer; failure to participate in testing, counseling and treatment for drug abuse; and failure to notify probation officer to change in residence or employment, Ihlenfeld said. Elmore was originally sentenced in August 2008 to 46 months imprisonment and five years of supervised release for conspiracy to distribute more than 50 grams of cocaine base. On November 1, 2011, Elmore's sentence was reduced to 30 months imprisonment pursuant to the crack re-sentencing guidelines. Elmore will self-report to the designated federal prison.