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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

West Virginia News: Charleston Doctor, Muhammed Samer Nasher-Alneam Arrested Today Multiple Count Indictment Including Illegal Distribution of Opioids Resulting in Death

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced that a federal grand jury sitting in Charleston returned a 15-count indictment against Muhammed Samer Nasher-Alneam, M.D. Stuart commended the agencies that conducted the investigation leading to the indictment: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Labor – Office of Inspector General (OIG), and … Continue reading West Virginia News: Charleston Doctor, Muhammed Samer Nasher-Alneam Arrested Today Multiple Count Indictment Including Illegal Distribution of Opioids Resulting in Death

West Virginia News: Charleston Man, Timothy Boggs Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Conspiracy

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Charleston man caught selling methamphetamine in July 2017 pled guilty today to a federal drug conspiracy charge, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Timothy Boggs, 21, entered his guilty plea to an indictment charging him with conspiracy to distribute five grams or more of methamphetamine.  Stuart praised the joint investigation conducted … Continue reading West Virginia News: Charleston Man, Timothy Boggs Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Conspiracy

South Carolina News: Charleston, Sex Trafficker, Defendant Jackson Sentenced to Federal Prison Time

Charleston, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated today that defendant Damon Jackson (aka “D”, aka “Daddy Frost”) was sentenced to 40 years imprisonment in United States District Court in Charleston for his role in a conspiracy to force underage girls and young women into sex trafficking by means of force and … Continue reading South Carolina News: Charleston, Sex Trafficker, Defendant Jackson Sentenced to Federal Prison Time