Virginia

Virginia News: California Man, Zia Zafar Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder of U.S. Consulate Official

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A California man pleaded guilty today to shooting a U.S. diplomat stationed at the U.S. Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico. “The Vice Consul was targeted and shot because he represented the United States,” said G. Zachary Terwilliger, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. “No one should doubt the resolve of law … Continue reading Virginia News: California Man, Zia Zafar Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder of U.S. Consulate Official

Virginia News: MARTINSBURG, U.S Attorney Bill Powell announces Operation Synthetic Opioid surge (S.O.S.) in Berkeley County

MARTINSBURG, Va. – United States Attorney Bill Powell is applauding Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the creation of Operation Synthetic Opioid Surge (S.O.S.), which, in the Northern District of West Virginia, will focus on a surge in prosecutions of those distributing fentanyl and other synthetic opioids in Berkeley County. Berkeley County saw the highest rate of … Continue reading Virginia News: MARTINSBURG, U.S Attorney Bill Powell announces Operation Synthetic Opioid surge (S.O.S.) in Berkeley County

Virginia News: Loudoun County man, John Wayne Bruce, Jr., found guilty for reproduction, possession of child pornography

RICHMOND, VA – John Wayne Bruce, Jr., 48, of Aldie, VA in Loudoun County was found guilty yesterday of three counts of reproduction and ten counts of possession of child pornography in Loudoun County Circuit Court following his plea of guilty to possession and admittance that the Commonwealth’s evidence could not be overcome on reproduction.  … Continue reading Virginia News: Loudoun County man, John Wayne Bruce, Jr., found guilty for reproduction, possession of child pornography

ATLANTA | Police had previously responded to Bills star’s home

ATLANTA — Police responded to several nonviolent disputes at the home where Buffalo Bills star LeSean McCoy was attempting to evict his former girlfriend before an unidentified man bloodied the 34-year-old woman in a home invasion, according to reports released Thursday. Police responded early Tuesday to the home in Milton, just outside Atlanta, after McCoy’s … Continue reading ATLANTA | Police had previously responded to Bills star’s home

WEST VIRGINIA News: CLARKSBURG, Federal inmate, Margarito Padillia indicted on assault charge

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Margarito Padillia, an inmate at the United States Penitentiary at Hazelton, West Virginia, was indicted today by a federal grand jury on an assault charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. Padillia, age 29, is charged with one count of “Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.” Padillia is accused of assaulting another … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: CLARKSBURG, Federal inmate, Margarito Padillia indicted on assault charge

VIRGINIA News: Las Vegas Man, Richard Henry Kayian Sentenced to 27 Years in Prison for Drug Trafficking

Operation Leaving Las Vegas Targeted Methamphetamine and Opioid Shipments from Las Vegas to Southwest Virginia and Kentucky Abingdon, VIRGINIA – A Las Vegas man, who trafficked methamphetamine and oxycodone from Nevada to Virginia and laundered the proceeds, was sentenced last week in U.S. District Court in Abingdon to 324 months in prison, United States Attorney … Continue reading VIRGINIA News: Las Vegas Man, Richard Henry Kayian Sentenced to 27 Years in Prison for Drug Trafficking

Virginia News: 5 Time Convicted Sex Offender, Robert Gale Wojda, Sentenced to 20 Years for Electronic Solicitation of a Minor

Robert Wojda of Richmond was caught soliciting minors online after having previously been convicted of child exploitation offenses in Virginia, Florida, and Ohio RICHMOND, VA – Robert Gale Wojda, 56, of Richmond has been sentenced to 20 years in a Virginia correctional facility with an additional 60 years suspended, after pleading guilty to two counts … Continue reading Virginia News: 5 Time Convicted Sex Offender, Robert Gale Wojda, Sentenced to 20 Years for Electronic Solicitation of a Minor

FALLS CHURCH, Virginia | Superhero pose: Wonder Woman Gal Gadot visits kids’ hospital

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Movie star Gal Gadot surprised children at a Virginia hospital with a superpowered superhero moment: She visited them wearing her iconic Amazonian armor costume from the popular “Wonder Woman” film. Gadot doled out hugs, kisses, and autographs Friday at Inova Children’s Hospital in northern Virginia. She posed for photos with patients … Continue reading FALLS CHURCH, Virginia | Superhero pose: Wonder Woman Gal Gadot visits kids’ hospital