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West Virginia News: CHARLESTON, Multiple Removed Aliens Plead Guilty To Immigration Crimes

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – In three separate cases, two Mexican Nationals and a Guatamalan National entered guilty pleas to the felony offense of Reentry of a Removed Alien, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Stuart commended the investigative efforts of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). “Multiple defendants. Multiple prior deportations. Repeat offenders. These are … Continue reading West Virginia News: CHARLESTON, Multiple Removed Aliens Plead Guilty To Immigration Crimes

West Virginia News: BECKLEY, Jarrod Grimes, Former Federal Prison Official Sentenced for Sex Offenses

BECKLEY, W.Va. – United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced that Jarrod Grimes, 40, of Inverness, Florida, a former Federal Bureau of Prisons official, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for unlawfully engaging in sexual activity with female inmates at the Federal Prison Camp at Alderson. Grimes will also be required to register as a … Continue reading West Virginia News: BECKLEY, Jarrod Grimes, Former Federal Prison Official Sentenced for Sex Offenses

West Virginia News: HOPE Clinic Physician, Dr. John Pellegrini Sentenced for Money Laundering Conspiracy

BECKLEY, W.Va. – United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced that a HOPE Clinic physician, Dr. John Pellegrini, D.O., 64, of Huntington, West Virginia, was sentenced to 87 months imprisonment for conspiracy to launder money. Pellegrini was also ordered to forfeit $574,507 to the United States, as that amount represents the proceeds of his offense. Stuart praised … Continue reading West Virginia News: HOPE Clinic Physician, Dr. John Pellegrini Sentenced for Money Laundering Conspiracy

West Virginia News: Charleston Man, Michael D. Williams Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms Charge

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Charleston man pled guilty to a federal firearms charge, said United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Michael D. Williams, 49, pled guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. Williams was on supervised release for a prior federal conviction for conspiracy to commit arson. The investigation was conducted by the … Continue reading West Virginia News: Charleston Man, Michael D. Williams Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms Charge

West Virginia News: Parkersburg Man, Nicholas Easton Pleads Guilty to Federal Methamphetamine Charges

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Parkersburg man pled guilty to conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Nicholas Easton, 29, entered his guilty plea before United States District Judge Irene C. Berger. Stuart commended the investigative efforts of the FBI, the Parkersburg Police Department, and the Parkersburg Narcotics … Continue reading West Virginia News: Parkersburg Man, Nicholas Easton Pleads Guilty to Federal Methamphetamine Charges

West Virginia News: CHARLESTON, Two Men Sentenced for Illegally Possessing Firearms

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Two men were sentenced by Senior United States District Judge David A. Faber for illegally possessing firearms, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. “We are prosecuting prohibited persons for illegally possessing firearms in every corner of the District,” said United States Attorney Mike Stuart. “And the number of firearms cases we have … Continue reading West Virginia News: CHARLESTON, Two Men Sentenced for Illegally Possessing Firearms

WEST VIRGINIA News: A New York man, Amanze Antoine found guilty of firearms conspiracy and drug charges

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Amanze Antoine, of Mt. Vernon, New York, was found guilty this week of three counts involving illegal firearms sales and cocaine distribution, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. After a three-day trial, a federal jury found Antoine, age 37, guilty of one count of “Conspiracy to Violate Federal Firearms Laws” one … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: A New York man, Amanze Antoine found guilty of firearms conspiracy and drug charges

West Virginia News: HUNTINGTON, Lonnie Berry, Project Huntington Update: Operation Saigon Sunset Defendant Sentenced to Prison for Role in Federal Drug Conspiracy

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A Huntington man and Operation Saigon Sunset defendant was sentenced yesterday to 30 months in prison for his role in a federal drug conspiracy, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Lonnie Berry, II, 43, previously pled guilty to an indictment which charged him with conspiracy to distribute heroin. This investigation was the … Continue reading West Virginia News: HUNTINGTON, Lonnie Berry, Project Huntington Update: Operation Saigon Sunset Defendant Sentenced to Prison for Role in Federal Drug Conspiracy