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West Virginia News: Bluefield Man, Laron Safford Sentenced on Gun Charge

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. – United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced that a Bluefield man was sentenced yesterday to federal prison on a gun charge. Laron Safford, 42, was sentenced to 24 months in prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm. The case was investigated by the Southern Regional Drug and Violent Crime Task … Continue reading West Virginia News: Bluefield Man, Laron Safford Sentenced on Gun Charge

WEST VIRGINIA News: Ohio physician, Dr. Tod Haginsa sentenced to nearly five years for fraudulently distributing controlled substances

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Dr. Tod Hagins, of Wintersville, Ohio, was sentenced today to 57 months incarceration for writing fraudulent prescriptions to be sold on the streets from his Weirton, West Virginia practice, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. “This case should send a clear message to all those who practice medicine that neither their … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: Ohio physician, Dr. Tod Haginsa sentenced to nearly five years for fraudulently distributing controlled substances

WEST VIRGINIA News: WHEELING, U.S. Attorney’s Office Celebrates First Responders

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Families from across the Ohio Valley will have the chance to see their favorite emergency response, military and construction vehicles up close this weekend, thanks to the United States Attorney’s Office, Cabela’s, first responders, and other businesses in our community. United States Attorney Bill Powell proud to announce the third “Meet … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: WHEELING, U.S. Attorney’s Office Celebrates First Responders

WEST VIRGINIA News: Morgan County woman, Megan Renee Bohrer sentenced for firearms charge

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Megan Renee Bohrer, of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 24 months incarceration for a stolen firearms charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. Bohrer, age 25, pled guilty one count of “Aiding and Abetting Possession of a Stolen Firearm” in May 2018. Bohrer admitted to possessing a stolen … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: Morgan County woman, Megan Renee Bohrer sentenced for firearms charge

WEST VIRGINIA News: Hampshire County man, Anthony Dale Helton sentenced for sex offender registry violation

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Anthony Dale Helton, of High View, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 24 months incarceration for a sex offender registration violation, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. Helton, age 50, pled guilty to one count of “Failure to Register” in May 2018. Helton, who had previously been convicted of a sex … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: Hampshire County man, Anthony Dale Helton sentenced for sex offender registry violation

WEST VIRGINIA News: ELKINS, Two Department of Defense employees admit to embezzlement charges

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Sergeant First Class Shane Morgan with the West Virginia Army National Guard and Master Sergeant (retired) Russell Morgan have admitted to charges related to the embezzlement and unlawful sale of government property, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. Shane Morgan, age 35, of Buckhannon, West Virginia, and Russell Morgan, age 61, … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: ELKINS, Two Department of Defense employees admit to embezzlement charges

WEST VIRGINIA News: Eastern Panhandle residents sentenced for drug and firearms charges

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – A Martinsburg man and a Kearneysville woman were sentenced today for drug distribution and firearms charges, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. Lante Jerrel Cook, age 29, was sentenced today to 21 months incarceration. He pled guilty to one count of “Aiding and Abetting Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine Base” … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: Eastern Panhandle residents sentenced for drug and firearms charges

West Virginia News: Greenbrier County Man, Cody Reed Godfrey Sentenced on Drug Charge

BECKLEY, W.Va. – United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced that a Greenbrier County man was sentenced yesterday to 18 months in federal prison for distributing oxymorphone. Cody Reed Godfrey, 26, pled guilty in May to distributing oxymorphone pills to an informant in Alderson, where Godfrey was residing at the time. The case was investigated by … Continue reading West Virginia News: Greenbrier County Man, Cody Reed Godfrey Sentenced on Drug Charge