G. Zachary Terwilliger

Virginia News: Illegal Alien, Carlos Arturo Rodezno-Quintanilla Pleads Guilty to Transporting Minor for Sexual Purposes

NORFOLK, Va. – A Honduran man who illegally entered the United States pleaded guilty yesterday to transportation of a person for criminal sexual purposes. “Our office is committed to protecting the most vulnerable victims of our society,” said G. Zachary Terwilliger, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. “We have a long history of … Continue reading Virginia News: Illegal Alien, Carlos Arturo Rodezno-Quintanilla Pleads Guilty to Transporting Minor for Sexual Purposes

Virginia News: NORFOLK, Dashawn Webster Sentenced to 24 Years for Producing Images of Child Sexual Abuse

NORFOLK, Va. – A Portsmouth man was sentenced today to over 24 years in prison for producing child pornography of a 2-year-old boy. “Protecting the most vulnerable from heinous crimes and vile perpetrators, like Webster, will continue to be a top priority,” said G. Zachary Terwilliger, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. “The … Continue reading Virginia News: NORFOLK, Dashawn Webster Sentenced to 24 Years for Producing Images of Child Sexual Abuse

Virginia News: RICHMOND, Frankie Brown, Operation California Dreamin Nets Richmond Cocaine Trafficker

RICHMOND, Va. – A Richmond man pleaded guilty today after being caught in a law enforcement controlled delivery operation involving the transportation of 9 kilograms of cocaine from Los Angeles to Richmond. “Brown planned on distributing at least 9 kilograms of dangerous narcotics onto the streets of Richmond and beyond,” said G. Zachary Terwilliger, U.S. … Continue reading Virginia News: RICHMOND, Frankie Brown, Operation California Dreamin Nets Richmond Cocaine Trafficker

Virginia News: RICHMOND, Frankie Brown, Operation California Dreamin Nets Richmond Cocaine Trafficker

RICHMOND, Va. – A Richmond man pleaded guilty today after being caught in a law enforcement controlled delivery operation involving the transportation of 9 kilograms of cocaine from Los Angeles to Richmond. “Brown planned on distributing at least 9 kilograms of dangerous narcotics onto the streets of Richmond and beyond,” said G. Zachary Terwilliger, U.S. … Continue reading Virginia News: RICHMOND, Frankie Brown, Operation California Dreamin Nets Richmond Cocaine Trafficker

Virginia News: NEWPORT NEWS, Two Convicted Felons Charged with Possessing Firearms

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A federal grand jury returned an indictment today charging two Hampton Roads men with being a felon in possession of a firearm. “Convicted felons who possess firearms present a significant danger to the safety of our law enforcement partners and the communities they serve,” said G. Zachary Terwilliger, U.S. Attorney for … Continue reading Virginia News: NEWPORT NEWS, Two Convicted Felons Charged with Possessing Firearms

Virginia News: Suffolk Man, Christopher Howerton Sentenced to Prison for Child Pornography

NORFOLK, Va. – A Suffolk man was sentenced today to 12 years in prison and 20 years of supervised release for receiving images of minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct. According to court documents, Christopher Howerton, 33, was identified by both the Virginia Beach Police Department and Southern Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force … Continue reading Virginia News: Suffolk Man, Christopher Howerton Sentenced to Prison for Child Pornography

Virginia News: NORFOLK, Wesley Paul Hadsell, Felon Sentenced to Prison for Possession of Ammunition

NORFOLK, Va. – A Norfolk man was sentenced today to the statutory maximum penalty of 10 years in prison for being a felon in possession of ammunition. According to court documents, Wesley Paul Hadsell, 40, pleaded guilty on Nov. 6, 2015. According to the statement of facts filed with the plea agreement, Hadsell admitted that … Continue reading Virginia News: NORFOLK, Wesley Paul Hadsell, Felon Sentenced to Prison for Possession of Ammunition

Virginia News: Jury Convicts Moroccan Man, Zakaria Taoufik of Assault on Federal Officers

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A federal jury convicted a Moroccan man yesterday on charges of assaulting federal law enforcement officers and failure to depart the United States. “These ICE officers were carrying out a lawful judicial order to deport a convicted felon,” said G. Zachary Terwilliger, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. “This verdict … Continue reading Virginia News: Jury Convicts Moroccan Man, Zakaria Taoufik of Assault on Federal Officers