Category: North Carolina – Western District

Convicted Felon Is Sentenced To 11 Years On Drug And Gun Charges | USAO-WDNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Western District of North Carolina Acting U.S. Attorney William T. Stetzer and Montana Acting U.S. Attorney Leif M. Johnson announced today that Wilburn Jonathan Wilson, 26, of…

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Six Charged As Part Of Law Enforcement Efforts To Reduce Gun Violence In Asheville | USAO-WDNC

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Acting U.S. Attorney William T. Stetzer announced that six individuals have been indicted on federal charges as a result of federal and local law enforcement efforts to…

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Georgia Man Charged With Robbing Two Asheville Banks Is Arrested By the FBI | USAO-WDNC

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Acting U.S. Attorney William T. Stetzer announced that Johnny Jermaine Davis, 37, of Kennesaw, Georgia, who is charged with robbing two Asheville area banks, was arrested by…

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Charlotte Man Found Guilty For Operating As Money Mule In $2 Million Business Email Compromise Scheme | USAO-WDNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A federal jury convicted Chukwudi Michael Okwara, 40, of Charlotte, for his involvement in a Business Email Compromise (BEC) scheme that defrauded at least six companies of…

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Office Manager Pleads Guilty To Embezzling More Than $1 Million From His Former Employer | USAO-WDNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Richard Allen Clark, 55, of Lenoir, N.C., appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge David C. Keesler today and pleaded guilty to federal charges for embezzling more than $1…

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Charlotte Woman Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud For Falsely Obtaining Coronavirus Relief Loan | USAO-WDNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Jasmine Johnnae Clifton, 24, of Charlotte, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge David C. Keesler today and pleaded guilty to wire fraud for fraudulently obtaining a COVID-19 loan…

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Bryson City Woman Is Sentenced To 21 Years For Distribution Of A Controlled Substance Resulting In Death | USAO-WDNC

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Shannon White, 44, of Bryson City, N.C. was sentenced to 21 years in prison late yesterday for distribution of a controlled substance resulting in death, announced William…

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Joint Law Enforcement Efforts In Union County Result In Lengthy Sentences For Five Drug And Gun Offenders | USAO-WDNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Acting U.S. Attorney William T. Stetzer announced today that five individuals have been sentenced to date on drug and gun charges as a result of proactive investigations…

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California Man Is Sentenced To 12 Years For Trafficking Methamphetamine | USAO-WDNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Today, U.S. District Judge Kenneth D. Bell sentenced David Alexander Moralez, Jr., 37, of Fresno, California, to 12 years in prison and five years of supervised release…

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Federal Judge Sentences Whittier, N.C. Man To Prison For Firearm Offense | USAO-WDNC

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Today, Chief U.S. District Judge Martin Reidinger sentenced Michael James George, 46, of Whittier, N.C., to 30 months in prison followed by two years of supervised release…

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