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CHARLESTON, W.Va | Ex-W.Va. Supreme Court justice gets 2 years for corruption

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former West Virginia Supreme Court justice who had a $32,000 blue suede couch in his office and was at the center of an impeachment and corruption scandal was sentenced to two years in federal prison Wednesday. “I have not seen evidence of remorse,” U.S. District Judge John T. Copenhaver Jr. … Continue reading CHARLESTON, W.Va | Ex-W.Va. Supreme Court justice gets 2 years for corruption

South Carolina News: Charleston Felon, Horace Edmond Wright Sentenced to 8 Years in Federal Prison for Distribution of Heroin

Charleston, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Horace Edmond Wright, age 52, of Charleston, South Carolina, was sentenced in federal court in Charleston after pleading guilty to distribution of heroin. United States District Judge Bruce Howe Hendricks of Charleston sentenced Wright to eight years in federal prison, to be followed … Continue reading South Carolina News: Charleston Felon, Horace Edmond Wright Sentenced to 8 Years in Federal Prison for Distribution of Heroin

West Virginia News: CHARLESTON, Multiple Removed Aliens Plead Guilty To Immigration Crimes

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – In three separate cases, two Mexican Nationals and a Guatamalan National entered guilty pleas to the felony offense of Reentry of a Removed Alien, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Stuart commended the investigative efforts of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). “Multiple defendants. Multiple prior deportations. Repeat offenders. These are … Continue reading West Virginia News: CHARLESTON, Multiple Removed Aliens Plead Guilty To Immigration Crimes

West Virginia News: CHARLESTON, Two Men Sentenced for Illegally Possessing Firearms

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Two men were sentenced by Senior United States District Judge David A. Faber for illegally possessing firearms, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. “We are prosecuting prohibited persons for illegally possessing firearms in every corner of the District,” said United States Attorney Mike Stuart. “And the number of firearms cases we have … Continue reading West Virginia News: CHARLESTON, Two Men Sentenced for Illegally Possessing Firearms

South Carolina News: Charleston, U.S. Attorney’s Office Provides Human Trafficking Training to Local Law Enforcement

Charleston, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that over the last two weeks, the United States Attorney’s Office provided training to South Carolina’s Tri-County Human Trafficking Task Force on methods of investigating and prosecuting federal human trafficking cases. The training was part of a three-day course entitled “Advanced Human Trafficking … Continue reading South Carolina News: Charleston, U.S. Attorney’s Office Provides Human Trafficking Training to Local Law Enforcement

South Carolina News: Charleston, Two Men Sentenced to Federal Prison for Their Roles in Drug Conspiracy Orchestrated Through the Use of Contraband Phones in Prison

Charleston, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Ignacio Sandoval-Acosta, 47, a Mexican citizen currently serving a sentence for drug trafficking in the South Carolina Department of Corrections, and Scott Terrill Hipp, 27, of Goose Creek, South Carolina, were sentenced to federal prison for conspiring to possess with intent to … Continue reading South Carolina News: Charleston, Two Men Sentenced to Federal Prison for Their Roles in Drug Conspiracy Orchestrated Through the Use of Contraband Phones in Prison

South Carolina News: North Charleston Man, Ronreguss Santez Grant Gets 40 Months for Federal Gun Crime

Charleston, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Ronreguss Santez Grant, 35, of North Charleston, South Carolina, was sentenced to 40 months in federal prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. Evidence presented to the court showed that on November 21, 2017, North Charleston Police … Continue reading South Carolina News: North Charleston Man, Ronreguss Santez Grant Gets 40 Months for Federal Gun Crime

Five Key Takeaways from The Counselors of Real Estate Annual Convention

  CHICAGO/ NOVEMBER 27, 2018 (STL.News) Just when you think you’ve heard it all, speakers at The Counselors of Real Estate’s 2018 Annual Convention in Charleston, S.C. proved why staying abreast of trends and changes in the real estate industry is critical. The Counselors of Real Estate (CRE®) is the global invitational organization for leading … Continue reading Five Key Takeaways from The Counselors of Real Estate Annual Convention