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WEST VIRGINIA News: WHEELING, U.S. Attorney Announces Progress in Making our Communities Safer through Project Safe Neighborhoods

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – One year ago, the Department of Justice announced the revitalization and enhancement of Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), which Attorney General Sessions has made the centerpiece of the Department’s violent crime reduction strategy. PSN is an evidence-based program proven to be effective at reducing violent crime. Through PSN, a broad spectrum of … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: WHEELING, U.S. Attorney Announces Progress in Making our Communities Safer through Project Safe Neighborhoods

WEST VIRGINIA News: WHEELING, Department of Justice announces more than $70 million to support school safety and $64 million to improve state criminal record systems – Includes $500,000 to the West Virginia Department of Education

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – U.S. Attorney Bill Powell joined the Department of Justice today in announcing more than $70 million in grant funding to bolster school security, educate and train students and faculty, and support law enforcement officers and first responders who arrive on the scene of a school violence incident, including $500,000 for the … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: WHEELING, Department of Justice announces more than $70 million to support school safety and $64 million to improve state criminal record systems – Includes $500,000 to the West Virginia Department of Education

West Virginia News: WHEELING, Justice Department is awarding almost $320 million, including nearly $7 million in West Virginia, to combat opioid crisis

WHEELING, West Virginia – On the first day of National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell is applauding the Justice Department’s announcement of more than $6 million in grant funding to West Virginia to combat the opioid crisis. The Department of Justice announced it is awarding almost $320 million to combat the opioid crisis … Continue reading West Virginia News: WHEELING, Justice Department is awarding almost $320 million, including nearly $7 million in West Virginia, to combat opioid crisis

WEST VIRGINIA News: Philadelphia man and Wheeling man sentenced for drug charges

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – James R. Stewart, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Deion J. Jones, of Wheeling, West Virginia, were sentenced today to a combined 78 months for drug distribution charges, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. Stewart, also known as James R. Steward, Jr., age 32, was sentenced today to 41 months incarceration. He pled … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: Philadelphia man and Wheeling man sentenced for drug charges

WEST VIRGINIA News: Former City of Wheeling employee, Teresa D. Hudrlik admits to wire fraud

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Teresa D. Hudrlik, of Valley Grove, West Virginia, has admitted to committing wire fraud while employed by the City of Wheeling, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. Hudrlik, age 48, pled guilty to one count of “Wire Fraud.” Hudrlik was the Human Resources Director for the City of Wheeling from April … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: Former City of Wheeling employee, Teresa D. Hudrlik admits to wire fraud

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: WHEELING, U.S. Attorney’s Office salutes everyday superheroes at National Night Out

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – The United States Attorney’s Office will join law enforcement and community leaders on Tuesday, August 7, in Bridgeport, Clarksburg, Martinsburg, and Wheeling as part of the annual National Night Out crime and drug prevention event, according to U.S. Attorney Bill Powell. National Night Out was created to strengthen relationships between the … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: WHEELING, U.S. Attorney’s Office salutes everyday superheroes at National Night Out

WEST VIRGINIA News: Wheeling man, Eugene Robert LeClear admits to wire fraud

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Eugene Robert LeClear, of Wheeling, West Virginia, has admitted to wire fraud, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. LeClear, age 46, pled guilty to one count of “Wire Fraud.” LeClear admitted to defrauding others out of more than $100,000 from August 2016 to December 2017 in Ohio County. LeClear faces up … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: Wheeling man, Eugene Robert LeClear admits to wire fraud