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WEST VIRGINIA News: Wetzel County man, Joseph Harrison sentenced for firearms charge

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Joseph Harrison, of Pine Grove, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 15 months incarceration for a firearms charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. Harrison, age 48, pled guilty to one count of “Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition” in August 2018. Harrison, having previously been convicted of a … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: Wetzel County man, Joseph Harrison sentenced for firearms charge

West Virginia News: Columbus Man, Shawn Bryson Sentenced to Prison for Selling Crack Cocaine Near Marshall University

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Shawn Bryson, Columbus man, was sentenced yesterday to 37 months for selling crack cocaine within 1000 feet of Marshall University in July 2017, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. The Huntington Police Department conducted the investigation. “Marshall University and its student population are the heart of the City of Huntington,” said United … Continue reading West Virginia News: Columbus Man, Shawn Bryson Sentenced to Prison for Selling Crack Cocaine Near Marshall University

West Virginia News: Huntington Man, David Washington Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Brother’s Veteran’s Benefits

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A Huntington man pled guilty yesterday to embezzling over $80,000 of his brother’s Veteran’s benefits. The case was investigated by the United States Department of Veteran’s Affairs Office of Inspector General and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. David Washington, 55, was appointed his brother’s fiduciary to receive and manage benefits from the … Continue reading West Virginia News: Huntington Man, David Washington Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Brother’s Veteran’s Benefits

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: Tyler County man, Charles C. Williamson sentenced to more than 10 years for selling methamphetamine

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Charles C. Williamson, of Sistersville, West Virginia, was sentenced to 121 months incarceration for methamphetamine distribution, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. Williamson, age 31, pled guilty to one count of “Aiding and Abetting the Distribution of Methamphetamine” in July 2018. Williamson admitted to selling methamphetamine in November of 2017 in … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: Tyler County man, Charles C. Williamson sentenced to more than 10 years for selling methamphetamine

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: WHEELING, Dr. Roland F. Chalifoux, Local physician placed under supervision and will pay restitution

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Dr. Roland F. Chalifoux, Jr., a physician associated with a pain management clinic in McMechen, West Virginia, will pay more than $28,000 in restitution as a part of an agreement, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. The United States filed a pre-trial diversion agreement as a part of a motion to … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: WHEELING, Dr. Roland F. Chalifoux, Local physician placed under supervision and will pay restitution