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Clarksburg Grand Jury Returns 6 Indictments in Federal Court

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A commercial airline pilot has been indicted on charges of traveling across state lines in order to have sex with a minor female.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld announced that Mustafa M. Bazbaz, 28, from Oakdale Pennsylvania is charged with traveling with intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct and transportation of a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity, according to a news release.

Bazbaz had been in communication with a 15-year-old female from Jefferson City, Ohio in December of 2013. The U.S. Attorney's Office said he told the girl that he was 17-years-old and his name was "Mike B." Bazbaz sent sexually explicit images of himself to the victim before making arrangements to pick up the victim near her home. He then took her to a hotel room and engaged in sexual intercourse with her.

Bazbaz faces up to 40 years in prison. The case with be prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert H. McWilliams, Jr. and is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Hancock County Sheriff's Department.

Ihlenfeld announced that Claude Jones, 29, and Desean Lamarr Aaron, 24, from Fairmont were named in an eight-count indictment charging them with possession with intent to distribute crack-cocaine, cocaine, and heroin. Jones faces counts and Aaron faces 2 counts for the distribution of these controlled substances. The defendants face of to 20 years on each count in prison. The case will be prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Zelda E. Wesley and was investigated by the Three Rivers Drug and Task Force.

Robert Dale Tasker, 43, currently an inmate at the Tygart Valley Regional Jail in Belington was charged with three counts for threats against the President. Tasker is also being charged for one count for threats against the family members of the President. Tasker faces five years in prison for each count.

Gary Allen Stewart, 31, from Sutton, was named in a four count indictment for obstruction of correspondence. He faces up to five years in prison for each count.

Anthony Scott Moats, 39 of Lost Creek was charged with felon in possession of a firearm. Moats has been previously convicted for burglary, drug distribution, and bank theft. He allegedly was in possession of a firearm in September 2013. He faces up to 15 years in prison.


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