Mike Stuart

West Virginia News: Detroit Man, Octavius Ellis Pleads Guilty to Fentanyl Distribution

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A Detroit, Michigan man pled guilty yesterday to a federal drug charge, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Octavius Ellis, 23, entered a guilty plea today to knowingly and intentionally distributing fentanyl. Stuart praised the work of the Huntington Police Department. “Fentanyl is the deadliest drug in the country,” said United States … Continue reading West Virginia News: Detroit Man, Octavius Ellis Pleads Guilty to Fentanyl Distribution

West Virginia News: HUNTINGTON, Two Men Appear in Federal Court for Roles in Methamphetamine Conspiracy

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Two men who took part in a conspiracy resulting in the distribution of large quantities of methamphetamine across several counties in West Virginia appeared in federal court yesterday, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Marquis Edward Henderson, 32, of Bronx, New York entered guilty pleas to conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or … Continue reading West Virginia News: HUNTINGTON, Two Men Appear in Federal Court for Roles in Methamphetamine Conspiracy

West Virginia News: HUNTINGTON, Two Branchland Men Sentenced to Federal Prison for Firearms Thefts

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Two Branchland men who were responsible for thefts of firearms from a Barboursville pawn shop were sentenced to federal prison yesterday, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Robert Lee Reid, 23, who previously entered guilty pleas to three counts of theft of firearms from a federally licensed firearms dealer and an additional … Continue reading West Virginia News: HUNTINGTON, Two Branchland Men Sentenced to Federal Prison for Firearms Thefts

West Virginia News: CHARLESTON, Project Charleston, Investigation Into Drug Trafficking on Charleston’s West Side Nets Several Arrests and Seizure of Large Quantities of Fentanyl, Heroin and Methamphetamine

Charleston and Akron Drug Network Shut Down CHARLESTON, W.Va. – United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced several arrests today of drug traffickers operating between Charleston, West Virginia, and Akron, Ohio. The multi-state Drug Trafficking Organization (DTO) is responsible for distributing large quantities of fentanyl, heroin and methamphetamine. Joining United States Attorney Stuart in the announcement … Continue reading West Virginia News: CHARLESTON, Project Charleston, Investigation Into Drug Trafficking on Charleston’s West Side Nets Several Arrests and Seizure of Large Quantities of Fentanyl, Heroin and Methamphetamine

West Virginia News: CHARLESTON, Media Advisory – United States Attorney Mike Stuart and Law Enforcement Partners to Hold Press Conference Today

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – United States Attorney Mike Stuart will hold a press conference today, Monday, November 5, at 10:30am, to discuss significant law enforcement actions. WHO: United States Attorney Mike Stuart, Southern District of West Virginia Assistant Special Agent in Charge David Gourley, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Chief Steve Cooper, Charleston Police Department Chief Deputy … Continue reading West Virginia News: CHARLESTON, Media Advisory – United States Attorney Mike Stuart and Law Enforcement Partners to Hold Press Conference Today

West Virginia News: Saint Albans Man, Travis Raynard Edward Sentenced to Federal Prison for Fentanyl Charge

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced that Travis Raynard Edward, 30, of Saint Albans was sentenced yesterday to 8 years in prison for possession with intent to distribute fentanyl. Stuart commended the efforts of the Drug Enforcement Administration AHIDTA Task Force. “Fentanyl is deadly,” said United States Attorney Mike Stuart. “As part … Continue reading West Virginia News: Saint Albans Man, Travis Raynard Edward Sentenced to Federal Prison for Fentanyl Charge

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

West Virginia News: CHARLESTON, Multi-State Major Drug Trafficking Network Dismantled

“PROJECT PARKERSBURG” ROLLED OUT THROUGH TAKEDOWN Over 150 Pounds of Methamphetamine and 4 Pounds of Heroin More than Two Dozen Arrested on Federal and State Charges CHARLESTON, W.Va. – United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced the formation of “PROJECT PARKERSBURG” and a major takedown today of drug traffickers resulting in the dismantling of a multi-state … Continue reading West Virginia News: CHARLESTON, Multi-State Major Drug Trafficking Network Dismantled