Liszewski and Acree sentenced to Pen
Two Tyler residents pleaded guilty to possession of heroin and conspiracy charges in Tyler County Circuit Court in front of Judge Mark A. Karl on Feb. 4.
Christopher A. Olszewski, 23, of 405 Hardman St., Middlebourne, pleaded guilty to felony possession of a controlled substance (heroin) with intent to deliver.
A second count, felony possession of a controlled substance (marijuana) with intent to deliver, was dismissed. The incidents allegedly occurred on or around Aug. 5, 2008.
Karl asked Olszewski what he had done to be guilty of the charge.
“I went to Philadelphia, Pa., got the drugs and was bringing them back here to sell, got pulled over in Tyler County and they found the drugs,” stated Olszewski.
Wetzel County’s Prosecuting Attorney, Timothy Haught read the state’s evidence against him. He told Karl that approximately 100 stamps of heroin and 100 grams of marijuana were found in a vehicle belonging to Jessica Cooper-Boor.
Karl asked Olszewski if he intended to sell the drugs.
Olszewski replied, “Yes.”
Karl sentenced him to one to 15 years in the West Virginia Penitentiary for Men with 42 days credit for time already served.
Karl ordered Olszewski to report to the Tyler County Sheriff’s Office to be transported to the West Virginia Penitentiary for Men on Feb. 25 at noon.
Karl stated to Olszewski that after serving one year, if he does not get any bad reports from the penitentiary, he will consider granting him probation.
Colby Justin Acree also pleaded guilty in front of Karl on Thursday.
Acree, 19, of 317 Main St., Middlebourne was charged with two counts of conspiracy to distribute heroin.A second similar charge was dismissed.
Karl sentenced him to one to five years in the West Virginia Penitentiary for Men.He also ordered him to attend drug and alcohol counseling while incarcerated.
Karl also told Acree that after serving six months, if there are no write ups or bad reports, he will consider placing him on two years probation.
Acree was given 36 days credit for time already served.
Karl also ordered him to pay all prosecuting attorney fees and all court appointed attorney fees.
Andru Kahle Keller, 26, of Rt. 1 Box 17, Middlebourne, also appeared before Judge Karl.
He was charged with a misdemeanor of possession of a controlled substance in magistrate court.
His original sentence was to spend 90 days in jail.Under a plea agreement, he entered into a plea of guilty and was placed on five months of supervised probation.
Karl ordered Keller to report to Probation Officer John Lantz.