wheeling

WEST VIRGINIA News: WHEELING, Drug Seizures Top 275 Kilos in 2018

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA (STL.News) –United States Attorney Bill Powell is applauding law enforcement efforts in 2018, as more than 275 kilos of illicit and dangerous drugs were taken off the streets in communities across the Northern District of West Virginia. More than 3 kilos of fentanyl alone was seized, enough to kill 83% of the … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: WHEELING, Drug Seizures Top 275 Kilos in 2018

WEST VIRGINIA News: WHEELING, U.S. Attorney says Wheeling Police Chief’s new role is great news

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA –United States Attorney Bill Powell is applauding the news that Wheeling Police Chief Shawn Schwertfeger will now sit on the executive board of the Appalachia High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area. “Appalachia HIDTA serves a vital role in our fight against the drug epidemic, providing much-needed funding to our task forces. It’s only … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: WHEELING, U.S. Attorney says Wheeling Police Chief’s new role is great news

WEST VIRGINIA News: Columbus man, Jason R. Smoot admits to cocaine distribution charge

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Jason R. Smoot, of Columbus, Ohio, has admitted to selling cocaine near a playground, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. Smoot, age 31, pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Cocaine Base within 1,000 Feet of a Protected Location.” Smoot admitted to selling cocaine near the Jensen Playground in Wheeling … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: Columbus man, Jason R. Smoot admits to cocaine distribution charge

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

WEST VIRGINIA News: WHEELING, Two illegal aliens sentenced for drug charge

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Two men in the United States illegally were sentenced today for drug charges, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. Hsun Jung Chang, age 30, was sentenced to four months incarceration. Shougi Li, age 24, was sentenced to four months incarceration. Each pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Possess with … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: WHEELING, Two illegal aliens sentenced for drug charge

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

Wheeling Island woman, Carla Webb Daniels admits to heroin distribution

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Carla Webb Daniels, of Wheeling Island, West Virginia, admitted to distributing heroin near an Ohio County school, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. Daniels, age 57, pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Heroin Within 1,000 Feet of a Protected Location.”  Daniels admitted to distributing heroin in close proximity to … Continue reading Wheeling Island woman, Carla Webb Daniels admits to heroin distribution