Federal Drug

VIRGINIA News: Lebanon Doctor, Dr. Dwight L. Bailey Sentenced on Federal Drug Distribution Charges

Dr. Dwight L. Bailey was Convicted of 61 Counts Including Drug Conspiracy Abingdon, VIRGINIA – A medical doctor who previously practiced in Lebanon, Va. was sentenced today to serve 151 months in federal prison following convictions on federal drug and healthcare fraud charges. First Assistant United States Attorney Daniel P. Bubar and the Office of … Continue reading VIRGINIA News: Lebanon Doctor, Dr. Dwight L. Bailey Sentenced on Federal Drug Distribution Charges

South Carolina News: Florence, Ten Members of “24/7 Boyz” Plead Guilty to Federal Drug Conspiracy Charges

Leaders Face 10 Years to Life in Federal Prison for Distributing Heroin, Fentanyl, and Crack Cocaine Florence, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that 10 of 12 defendants who were indicted for their roles in a Myrtle Beach-area retail drug distribution organization have pled guilty to federal firearms and narcotics … Continue reading South Carolina News: Florence, Ten Members of “24/7 Boyz” Plead Guilty to Federal Drug Conspiracy Charges

West Virginia News: HUNTINGTON, Lonnie Berry, Project Huntington Update: Operation Saigon Sunset Defendant Sentenced to Prison for Role in Federal Drug Conspiracy

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A Huntington man and Operation Saigon Sunset defendant was sentenced yesterday to 30 months in prison for his role in a federal drug conspiracy, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Lonnie Berry, II, 43, previously pled guilty to an indictment which charged him with conspiracy to distribute heroin. This investigation was the … Continue reading West Virginia News: HUNTINGTON, Lonnie Berry, Project Huntington Update: Operation Saigon Sunset Defendant Sentenced to Prison for Role in Federal Drug Conspiracy

Alaska News: Dillingham Man, Andrew Madison Straley III Indicted on Federal Drug Trafficking Charges

Drugs Found inside Man’s Luggage at Anchorage Airport, Bound for Dillingham, Alaska Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced today that a Dillingham man has been indicted on federal drug trafficking charges, arising from the seizure of methamphetamine found inside his luggage at the Anchorage International Airport. Andrew Madison Straley III, 50, of Dillingham, … Continue reading Alaska News: Dillingham Man, Andrew Madison Straley III Indicted on Federal Drug Trafficking Charges

Pennsylvania News: Aliquippa Man, Landon Alexander Gatta Charged with Violating Federal Drug and Gun Laws following Investigation by PSP and ATF

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A federal grand jury returned an indictment today against a resident of Beaver County, Pennsylvania, on charges of violating the federal narcotics and firearms laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. The three-count Indictment, returned on Nov. 27, named Landon Alexander Gatta, 23, of Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, as the sole defendant. … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Aliquippa Man, Landon Alexander Gatta Charged with Violating Federal Drug and Gun Laws following Investigation by PSP and ATF

North Carolina News: Raleigh Man, ANDREW HARGETT, JR. Convicted of Federal Drug and Firearms Charges Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

RALEIGH, N.C. – The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr., announced that today, United States District Judge James C. Dever III sentenced ANDREW HARGETT, JR. 46, to 240 months imprisonment followed by 8 years of supervised release. HARGETT was also fined $10,000.00. HARGETT was convicted by a … Continue reading North Carolina News: Raleigh Man, ANDREW HARGETT, JR. Convicted of Federal Drug and Firearms Charges Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

South Carolina News: Illegal Alien, Marcos Rodriguez Lopez Who Fired at Officers Sentenced on Federal Drug Trafficking Charges

Charleston, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Marcos Rodriguez Lopez, 34, a Mexican citizen located in Gaston, South Carolina, was sentenced to nearly 22 years in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine. According to court documents, Lopez and others conspired to possess with … Continue reading South Carolina News: Illegal Alien, Marcos Rodriguez Lopez Who Fired at Officers Sentenced on Federal Drug Trafficking Charges

VIRGINIA News: Danville Man, Keemo Jonathan Lee Sentenced on Federal Drug and Gun Charges

Prosecution of Keemo Lee Comes as Part of Western District of Virginia’s Ongoing Project Safe Neighborhoods Initiative to Reduce Violent Crime Danville, VIRGINIA – A federal court today sentenced Keemo Jonathan Lee, a Danville man who previously pleaded guilty to a series of federal drug and gun charges related to the sale of cocaine, heroin … Continue reading VIRGINIA News: Danville Man, Keemo Jonathan Lee Sentenced on Federal Drug and Gun Charges

Pennsylvania News: McKeesport Man, Isaiah Pridgen Sentenced to 5+ Years in Prison for Violating Federal Drug and Gun Laws

PITTSBURGH, PA – A resident of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to five years and three months in prison, followed by five years’ supervised release, on his conviction of violating federal narcotics and firearms laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. United States District Judge Nora Barry Fischer imposed the … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: McKeesport Man, Isaiah Pridgen Sentenced to 5+ Years in Prison for Violating Federal Drug and Gun Laws

West Virginia News: Huntington Man, Jonathan Forest Johnson Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug and Gun Charges

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A Huntington man who was arrested after a drug and gun investigation earlier this year pled guilty today to multiple federal charges, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Jonathan Forest Johnson, 31, entered guilty pleas to distribution of methamphetamine and possession of firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime before United … Continue reading West Virginia News: Huntington Man, Jonathan Forest Johnson Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug and Gun Charges

WASHINGTON News: Twenty People Charged in Federal Drug and Firearm Case Involving Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin, Cocaine, and Crack Cocaine

Arrests Follow Year-Long Investigation; Drugs and Guns Seized WASHINGTON – Nineteen people have been arrested and one is being sought on federal charges in connection with an ongoing investigation into a drug trafficking network that distributed heroin, crack cocaine, cocaine, PCP, and suboxone in the Washington, D.C. area. The arrests and charges were announced today … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: Twenty People Charged in Federal Drug and Firearm Case Involving Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin, Cocaine, and Crack Cocaine

Pennsylvania News: PA Career Criminal, Walter Porter Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison for Second Federal Drug Crime

PITTSBURGH, PA – A former resident of Indiana, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 84 months in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release, on his convictions on a federal narcotics charge, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. United States District Judge David S. Cercone imposed the sentence … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: PA Career Criminal, Walter Porter Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison for Second Federal Drug Crime

VIRGINIA News: Abingdon, Federal, State, and Local Authorities Charge 28 Individuals on Federal Drug Charges as part of Operation California Dreamin’

Alleged Conspiracy Trafficked Methamphetamine between California and Southwest Virginia/Northeast Tennessee/Georgia Abingdon, VIRGINIA – Twenty-eight individuals suspected of trafficking methamphetamine from Southern California into Southwest Virginia, Northeast Tennessee, and Georgia have been charged via a federal criminal complaint with conspiring to possess with the intent to distribute methamphetamine. United States Attorney Thomas T. Cullen was joined … Continue reading VIRGINIA News: Abingdon, Federal, State, and Local Authorities Charge 28 Individuals on Federal Drug Charges as part of Operation California Dreamin’

South Carolina News: Lancaster County Man, Lamonta Roberts Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug and Gun Charges

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated today that Lamonta Roberts, age 25, of Lancaster, South Carolina, has entered a guilty plea in federal court in Columbia, to possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine and cocaine, a violation of 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1) and possession of a firearm during a … Continue reading South Carolina News: Lancaster County Man, Lamonta Roberts Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug and Gun Charges

WASHINGTON News: District Man, Manulito Chambliss Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Federal Drug Offense

Defendant Arrested in Traffic Stop in Northeast Washington, Caught With Plastic Bags Containing Significant Amounts of Cocaine Base WASHINGTON – Manulito Chambliss, 47, of Washington, D.C., was sentenced today to five years in prison on a federal drug offense stemming from a traffic stop by police that led to the discovery of cocaine base in … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man, Manulito Chambliss Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Federal Drug Offense

Massachusetts News: Connecticut Woman, Melissa Rock Sentenced for Federal Drug Conspiracy

BOSTON, Ms. – A Connecticut woman was sentenced today in federal court in Worcester for her role in a federal drug conspiracy. Melissa Rock, 40, of Woodstock, Conn., formerly of Pemaquid, Maine, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Timothy S. Hillman to one year and one day in prison and three years of supervised … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Connecticut Woman, Melissa Rock Sentenced for Federal Drug Conspiracy

North Carolina News: RALEIGH, ANDREW HARGETT, Federal Jury Convicts Raleigh Man on Federal Drug and Firearms Charges

RALEIGH, N.C. – The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr., announced that, ANDREW HARGETT, JR. 46, of Raleigh, NC, was convicted in federal court following a two day jury trial before Chief United States District Judge James C. Dever III. The jury found HARGETT guilty of possession … Continue reading North Carolina News: RALEIGH, ANDREW HARGETT, Federal Jury Convicts Raleigh Man on Federal Drug and Firearms Charges

SAN DIEGO | Former All-Star pitcher Loaiza pleads guilty to drug charges

SAN DIEGO  — Former All-Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza, who earned more than $43 million over 14 seasons, pleaded guilty Friday to federal drug charges in California. Loiza acknowledged that he possessed about 20 kilograms (44 pounds) of cocaine with intent to distribute. He faces up a minimum of 10 years in a prison and maximum … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | Former All-Star pitcher Loaiza pleads guilty to drug charges

WASHINGTON News: District Man, Manulito Chambliss Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Offense Following Arrest During Traffic Stop in Northeast Washington

Defendant Caught With Plastic Bags Containing Significant Amounts of Cocaine Base WASHINGTON – Manulito Chambliss, 47, of Washington, D.C., pled guilty today to a federal drug offense after a traffic stop by police for a broken headlight led to the discovery of cocaine in the car that he was driving, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man, Manulito Chambliss Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Offense Following Arrest During Traffic Stop in Northeast Washington

South Carolina News: Myrtle Beach Man, Frederick Julien Augustine Goes to Trial on Federal Drug and Weapons Charges – Pleads Guilty at Close of Government’s Case

Florence, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Frederick Julien Augustine, a/k/a “Cowboy,” age 42, of Mullins, South Carolina, entered a mid-trial guilty plea to possession with the intent to distribute more than 500 grams of cocaine, more than 28 grams of crack cocaine, and quantities of heroin, methamphetamine, and … Continue reading South Carolina News: Myrtle Beach Man, Frederick Julien Augustine Goes to Trial on Federal Drug and Weapons Charges – Pleads Guilty at Close of Government’s Case

Pennsylvania News: Pittsburgh Teen, Daryl Williams Charged with Federal Drug Trafficking and Firearms Crimes

PITTSBURGH, PA – Daryl Williams has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh for committing drug trafficking and firearm crimes, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. The indictment, returned on July 10 and unsealed today, charges Williams, age 19, of Pittsburgh, with possession of a mixture of heroin and para-fluoroisobutyryl fentanyl … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Pittsburgh Teen, Daryl Williams Charged with Federal Drug Trafficking and Firearms Crimes

South Carolina News: Lexington Man, Bryshun Genard Furlow Sentenced to 15 Years on Federal Drug and Firearm Charges

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated that Bryshun Genard Furlow, age 34, of Lexington, was sentenced in federal court to 180 months (15 years) imprisonment with 6 years of supervised release to follow. Furlow plead guilty in April to possession with intent to distribute cocaine, methamphetamine, and a substance containing … Continue reading South Carolina News: Lexington Man, Bryshun Genard Furlow Sentenced to 15 Years on Federal Drug and Firearm Charges

Alabama News: Verbena Man, James Calvin Talley Sentenced to Life in Prison for Federal Drug Trafficking and Firearms Crimes

Montgomery, Ala. – James Calvin Talley, Jr., 37, of Verbena, Alabama, was sentenced to life in prison for possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, using a phone to facilitate a drug crime, and being a felon in possession of a firearm, announced U.S. Attorney … Continue reading Alabama News: Verbena Man, James Calvin Talley Sentenced to Life in Prison for Federal Drug Trafficking and Firearms Crimes

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

West Virginia News: Putnam County Man, Malcolm Hodges Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug and Firearm Charges

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Putnam County man was sentenced to federal prison on drug and firearm charges, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Malcolm Hodges, 25, previously entered guilty pleas to illegally possessing a firearm, and possessing and intending to distribute methamphetamine. Hodges was sentenced to a total of 78 months in prison – 18 … Continue reading West Virginia News: Putnam County Man, Malcolm Hodges Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug and Firearm Charges

Nevada News: HENDERSON , Federal Drug and Violent Crime Enforcement Operation Nets 12 Defendants Wanted for Guns, Drugs and Other Charges

HENDERSON,Nevada – As part of “Take Back North Carolina Initiative,” the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr., announces that “Operation Thunderstruck,” a heroin and opioid centered Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force Operation (OCDETF) resulted in the arrest of twelve (12) defendants for outstanding federal charges … Continue reading Nevada News: HENDERSON , Federal Drug and Violent Crime Enforcement Operation Nets 12 Defendants Wanted for Guns, Drugs and Other Charges

West Virginia News: CHARLESTON,Detroit Man,Fashawn “Chops” Cannon Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug and Firearm Charges

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Detroit man was sentenced yesterday to federal prison on drug and firearm charges, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Fashawn “Chops” Cannon, 28, previously entered guilty pleas to distributing Oxycodone and using a firearm during and in relation to that crime. Cannon admitted that on November 17, 2017, he sold an … Continue reading West Virginia News: CHARLESTON,Detroit Man,Fashawn “Chops” Cannon Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug and Firearm Charges