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South Carolina News: North Charleston Man, Tyrus Cornell Goodwater, Jr. Gets 5 Years for Federal Gun and Drug Charge

Charleston, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Tyrus Cornell Goodwater, Jr., age 27, of North Charleston, South Carolina, was sentenced in federal court for possessing firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. United States District Judge Richard M. Gergel, of Charleston, sentenced Goodwater to 60 months in federal … Continue reading South Carolina News: North Charleston Man, Tyrus Cornell Goodwater, Jr. Gets 5 Years for Federal Gun and Drug Charge

West Virginia News: CHARLESTON, United States Attorney Mike Stuart Announces Progress in Making our Communities Safer through Project Safe Neighborhoods

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – One year ago, the Department of Justice announced the revitalization and enhancement of Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), which is the centerpiece of the Department’s violent crime reduction strategy and a top priority of Attorney General Sessions. PSN is an evidence-based program proven to be effective at reducing violent crime. Through PSN, a … Continue reading West Virginia News: CHARLESTON, United States Attorney Mike Stuart Announces Progress in Making our Communities Safer through Project Safe Neighborhoods

West Virginia News: South Charleston Man, Christopher Thomas Campbell Pleads Guilty to Federal Heroin and Fentanyl Charges

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A South Charleston man pled guilty today to federal heroin and fentanyl charges, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Christopher Thomas Campbell, 24, entered his guilty plea to distribution of heroin and fentanyl before United States District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin. Stuart commended the investigative efforts of the Metropolitan Drug Enforcement Network … Continue reading West Virginia News: South Charleston Man, Christopher Thomas Campbell Pleads Guilty to Federal Heroin and Fentanyl Charges

South Carolina News: Charleston, Thomas Lawton Evans Jr. Enters Guilty Plea in Federal Court

Charleston, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Thomas Lawton Evans Jr., 37, of Boiling Springs, South Carolina, pled guilty to all counts contained in a three count federal indictment. Count One charged Kidnapping Involving a Person Under the Age of 18, a violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 1201(a)(1) and … Continue reading South Carolina News: Charleston, Thomas Lawton Evans Jr. Enters Guilty Plea in Federal Court

West Virginia News: CHARLESTON, Former WV Supreme Court of Appeals Justice Menis Ketchum II Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced today that former West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Justice Menis E. Ketchum II, age 75, pled guilty to wire fraud. The Federal Bureau of Investigation, the West Virginia Legislature’s Commission on Special Investigations, and the Internal Revenue Service—Criminal Investigation Division conducted the investigation. “Justice Ketchum … Continue reading West Virginia News: CHARLESTON, Former WV Supreme Court of Appeals Justice Menis Ketchum II Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud

West Virginia News: Charleston Man, Joshua Hicks Pleads Guilty to Federal Gun Charge and Possession of Counterfeit U.S. Currency

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced that Joshua Hicks, 35, of Charleston, pled guilty today to being a felon in possession of a firearm and possession of counterfeit U.S. currency. Stuart praised the investigation conducted by the St. Albans Police Department, the United States Secret Service, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, … Continue reading West Virginia News: Charleston Man, Joshua Hicks Pleads Guilty to Federal Gun Charge and Possession of Counterfeit U.S. Currency

South Carolina News: Charleston Felon Sentenced to 30 Months Imprisonment for Firearms and Marijuana Distribution Charges

Charleston, South Carolina –  United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated that Charles Baldwin Wilson, age 36, of Charleston, was sentenced in federal court in Charleston for Possession of Firearms by a Convicted Felon, and Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, in violation of Title 18 U.S.C. § 922(g) and Title 21 U.S.C. § 841(b)(1)(D). … Continue reading South Carolina News: Charleston Felon Sentenced to 30 Months Imprisonment for Firearms and Marijuana Distribution Charges

West Virginia News: CHARLESTON, Breaking Media Advisory – United States Attorney Mike Stuart to Hold Press Conference — July 31, 2018 @ approximately 10:00am

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – United States Attorney Mike Stuart will hold a press conference at approximately 10:00am on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, to discuss the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. WHO:   Mike Stuart United States Attorney Southern District of West Virginia WHAT:   Press Conference WHEN:   Tuesday, July 31, 2018 @ approximately 10:00am* WHERE:   United States … Continue reading West Virginia News: CHARLESTON, Breaking Media Advisory – United States Attorney Mike Stuart to Hold Press Conference — July 31, 2018 @ approximately 10:00am