Bill Powell

WASHINGTON News: Justice Department honors Ohio County Sheriff’s Deputy in Second Annual Attorney General’s Award For Distinguished Service In Policing

WASHINGTON – United States Attorney Bill Powell joined Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Justice Department leadership this week in announcing the recipients of the Second Annual Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service in Policing, recognizing the exceptional work of 25 law enforcement officers and deputies from 12 jurisdictions across the country. “The Trump Administration supports … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: Justice Department honors Ohio County Sheriff’s Deputy in Second Annual Attorney General’s Award For Distinguished Service In Policing

WEST VIRGINIA News: Ohio physician, Dr. Tod Haginsa sentenced to nearly five years for fraudulently distributing controlled substances

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Dr. Tod Hagins, of Wintersville, Ohio, was sentenced today to 57 months incarceration for writing fraudulent prescriptions to be sold on the streets from his Weirton, West Virginia practice, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. “This case should send a clear message to all those who practice medicine that neither their … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: Ohio physician, Dr. Tod Haginsa sentenced to nearly five years for fraudulently distributing controlled substances

WEST VIRGINIA News: WHEELING, U.S. Attorney’s Office Celebrates First Responders

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Families from across the Ohio Valley will have the chance to see their favorite emergency response, military and construction vehicles up close this weekend, thanks to the United States Attorney’s Office, Cabela’s, first responders, and other businesses in our community. United States Attorney Bill Powell proud to announce the third “Meet … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: WHEELING, U.S. Attorney’s Office Celebrates First Responders

WEST VIRGINIA News: Maryland man, Kenneth Earle Ewing admits to transporting a minor across state lines for sex

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Kenneth Earle Ewing, of Hagerstown, Maryland, has admitted to transporting a 12-year-old across state lines for sex, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. Ewing, age 38, pled guilty to one count of “Transportation of a Minor with Intent to Engage in Criminal Sexual Activity.” Ewing admitted to transporting a 12-year-old girl … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: Maryland man, Kenneth Earle Ewing admits to transporting a minor across state lines for sex

WEST VIRGINIA News: Upshur County man, Marlin E. Beckner admits to drug charge

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Marlin E. Beckner, of Buckhannon, West Virginia, has admitted to a methamphetamine distribution charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. Beckner, age 44, pled guilty to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine.” Beckner admitted to possessing crystal methamphetamine, also known as ice, in September 2017 in Upshur County. … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: Upshur County man, Marlin E. Beckner admits to drug charge

Virginia News: MARTINSBURG, U.S Attorney Bill Powell announces Operation Synthetic Opioid surge (S.O.S.) in Berkeley County

MARTINSBURG, Va. – United States Attorney Bill Powell is applauding Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the creation of Operation Synthetic Opioid Surge (S.O.S.), which, in the Northern District of West Virginia, will focus on a surge in prosecutions of those distributing fentanyl and other synthetic opioids in Berkeley County. Berkeley County saw the highest rate of … Continue reading Virginia News: MARTINSBURG, U.S Attorney Bill Powell announces Operation Synthetic Opioid surge (S.O.S.) in Berkeley County