MARTINSBURG, WVa — The US Attorney’s office says nine out of a dozen people facing multiple firearms and drug charges are from the Eastern Panhandle.
A federal Grand Jury handed down the firearms and drug trafficking indictment on July 21, 2021 according to acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard.
The twelve West Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. residents are facing charges involving a firearms and drug trafficking conspiracy in Berkeley County and elsewhere from April 2019 to December 2020. Fifteen firearms were seized as part of the investigation, and so far three have been recovered in Washington, D.C. Those charged are:
Tyrone Greenfield, also known as “Tidy,” 44, of Martinsburg, West Virginia
Antonio Paul Brown, 37, of Martinsburg, West Virginia
Jerome Winecoff, also known as “Q,” 43, of Washington, D.C.
Hope Julia Clemons, 31, of Martinsburg, West Virginia
Marcus Purnell, also known as “Mo,” 34, of Oxon Hill, Maryland
Jennifer Lynn Dick, 46, of Martinsburg, West Virginia
Charles Grant, Jr., 60, of Waldorf, Maryland
Matthew Crimm, 29, of Bunker Hill, West Virginia
Brandon Dale Benjamin, 24, of Bunker Hill, West Virginia
Samuel Curtis Taylor, 54, of Martinsburg, West Virginia
Sean Amos Robinson, also known as “Zoo,” 36, of Martinsburg, West Virginia
Craig Orndoff, 34, of Martinsburg, West Virginia
Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Omps-Botteicher is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The FBI; U.S. Marshals Service; Homeland Security Investigations; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives; the West Virginia Air National Guard; the Eastern Panhandle Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative; the West Virginia State Police; the Harpers Ferry Police Department, and the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington, D.C. investigated. The EPDTF consists of the West Virginia State Police, Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Ranson Police Department, the Charles Town Police Department, and the Martinsburg Police Department.