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A Martinsburg man was sentenced to more than 15 years in federal prison for trafficking in crack cocaine.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II said Timothy Williams, 24, was sentenced to 188 months in prison for conspiring to distribute crack cocaine. U.S. District Court Judge Gina M. Groh enhanced his sentence because he was armed, maintained drug-involved premises and was violent,

Williams was remanded to the custody of the U.S. marshals pending his assignment to a federal prison. This case was investigated by the Eastern Panhandle Drug & Violent Crime Task Force, consisting of officers from the West Virginia State Police-Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Martinsburg police, and the Berkeley County and Jefferson County sheriff's departments.

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  • Theofanis Mavroudis, 46, of Charles Town, was sentenced to 63 months in prison and lifetime supervision due to his conviction for failing to register as a sex offender. Mavroudis was remanded to the custody of the U.S. marshals pending assignment to a federal prison. The case was investigated by U.S. marshals and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jarod J. Douglas.
  • Chera Schleycole, 27, of Martinsburg, was sentenced to 12 months in prison and three years of supervised release for purchasing a firearm for someone who could not or would not pass a background check, delivering a firearm to a convicted felon and lying to police. The case was investigated by the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department and the ATF, and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Paul T. Camilletti.
  • Misty Ann Tarman, 51, of Martinsburg, pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting the distribution of crack cocaine. She faces up to 20 years in prison. The case was investigated by the Eastern Panhandle Drug & Violent Crime Task Force and prosecuted by Douglas.
  • Gwen Litten, 33, of Kearneysville, pleaded guilty to theft of government money. As part of her plea, Litten must make $10,853 in restitution to the Social Security Administration. In custody pending sentencing, Litten faces up to 10 years in prison. The case was investigated by the Social Security Administration, Office of Inspector General, and prosecuted by Douglas.