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Virginia News: NORFOLK Man, John Paul Alarcon Sentenced to Prison for Selling Drugs and Possessing a Firearm

NORFOLK, Va. – A Virginia Beach man was sentenced yesterday to eight years in prison for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. “Prosecuting armed drug traffickers is a top priority,” said G. Zachary Terwilliger, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. … Continue reading Virginia News: NORFOLK Man, John Paul Alarcon Sentenced to Prison for Selling Drugs and Possessing a Firearm

Virginia News: NORFOLK, Earlon Mitchell, Previously Convicted Felon Indicted for Firearms Crime

NORFOLK, Va. – A federal grand jury returned an indictment yesterday charging a Norfolk man with being a felon in possession of a firearm. According to allegations in the indictment, Earlon Mitchell, 29, is a convicted felon who illegally possessed a Kel-Tec 9mm Luger caliber semi-automatic handgun. On March 29, two Norfolk police officers approached … Continue reading Virginia News: NORFOLK, Earlon Mitchell, Previously Convicted Felon Indicted for Firearms Crime

Virginia News: Norfolk Man, Desmond Littlejohn Indicted for Armed Robbery of Firearms Dealer

NORFOLK, Va. – A federal grand jury returned an indictment yesterday charging a Norfolk man with armed robbery. According to allegations in the indictment, Desmond Littlejohn, 32, along with a co-conspirator, conducted an armed robbery of Mac’s Reload, a federal firearm licensee located in Virginia Beach. The robbers threatened the owner and an employee by … Continue reading Virginia News: Norfolk Man, Desmond Littlejohn Indicted for Armed Robbery of Firearms Dealer

Virginia News: NORFOLK, A Woman, Christina Danielle Patterson Sentenced for Firearms Conspiracy and Obstruction

NORFOLK, Va. – A Suffolk woman was sentenced yesterday to 12 months in prison and six months under house arrest for helping her husband possess firearms after he was convicted of a felony and attempting to obstruct the investigation against him. According to court documents, Christina Danielle Patterson, 42, helped her husband and co-defendant buy, … Continue reading Virginia News: NORFOLK, A Woman, Christina Danielle Patterson Sentenced for Firearms Conspiracy and Obstruction

NORFOLK, Virginia | Editor says he received card police believe suspect mailed

NORFOLK, Va.  — Police say they believe a man charged with killing five people in a Maryland newsroom sent a card to a journalist he harassed for years. Norfolk, Virginia, police spokesman Daniel Hudson says the card arrived Thursday at The Virginian-Pilot. It was not signed, but police believe Jarrod Ramos sent it. Eric Hartley, … Continue reading NORFOLK, Virginia | Editor says he received card police believe suspect mailed

Virginia News: NORFOLK Man, Marquis Larosa Buckley Pleads Guilty to Two Virginia Beach Bank Robberies

NORFOLK, Va. – A Virginia Beach man pleaded guilty today to armed robbery of a credit union.According to court documents, in August 2017, Marquis Larosa Buckley, 41, conducted an armed robbery of a SPE Federal Credit Union in State College, Pennsylvania.  A few months later, in October 2017, Buckley conducted an armed robbery of a … Continue reading Virginia News: NORFOLK Man, Marquis Larosa Buckley Pleads Guilty to Two Virginia Beach Bank Robberies

Verginia News: NORFOLK, Two Men Sentenced for Heroin and Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy

NORFOLK, Va. – Two Portsmouth men were sentenced yesterday to a combined 26 years in prison for their involvement in a massive heroin and crack cocaine conspiracy in Hampton Roads. According to court documents, Antonio Brown, aka “Tony Legal,” 42, was a lieutenant in the drug trafficking organization, and Roman Hurdle, aka “Rome,” 38, was … Continue reading Verginia News: NORFOLK, Two Men Sentenced for Heroin and Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy

Virginia News: NORFOLK, Operation Chasing Oxy Dismantles Hampton Roads Oxycodone Ring

NORFOLK, Va. – Nine local men and women have pleaded guilty for their respective roles in a conspiracy to fraudulently obtain and sell approximately 9,000 oxycodone pills in Hampton Roads. “Prosecuting opioid related crimes is one of our top priorities,” said G. Zachary Terwilliger, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia.  “The resources and … Continue reading Virginia News: NORFOLK, Operation Chasing Oxy Dismantles Hampton Roads Oxycodone Ring