Category: Virginia – Eastern District

Illegal Alien and Convicted Felon Pleads Guilty to 4th Illegal Reentry | USAO-EDVA

RICHMOND, Va. – An illegal alien who has been deported from the U.S. at taxpayer expense on four occasions, pleaded guilty yesterday to once again illegally entering the United States….

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Physician Sentenced to Prison for Extensive “Pill Mill” Scheme | USAO-EDVA

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A former Fairfax doctor was sentenced today to seven years in prison for leading and organizing an extensive and illegal prescription distribution conspiracy and a related health…

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Heroin and Fentanyl Dealer Sentenced for Role in Fatal Overdose | USAO-EDVA

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A Triangle man was sentenced today to 90 months in prison for distributing heroin to a woman who fatally overdosed four days after she got out of…

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Man Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Investors in Carbon Credit Scheme | USAO-EDVA

RICHMOND, Va. – A Georgia man pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to commit wire fraud as part of a $1.7 million investment scheme. According to court documents, Mark H. Loewen,…

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Woman Pleads Guilty to Aiming Laser Pointer at Police Aircraft | USAO-EDVA

RICHMOND, Va. – A Henrico woman pleaded guilty today to aiming a laser pointer at a police aircraft while at the Robert E. Lee Monument during a period of civil…

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Sisters Plead Guilty to Distributing Spice and Laundering Drug Proceeds | USAO-EDVA

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Two Mississippi women pleaded guilty today to their involvement in distributing wholesale quantities of synthetic cannabinoids—commonly known as “spice” or “K2”—and laundering millions of dollars in proceeds…

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Richmond Man Sentenced for Distributing Heroin and Fentanyl | USAO-EDVA

RICHMOND, Va. – A Richmond man was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for distributing a controlled substance containing heroin and fentanyl. According to court documents, Tavarus Jermaine Williams,…

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Firebomb Attack Plotters Sentenced to Combined Over 23 Years in Prison | USAO-EDVA

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A Maryland Darknet vendor and a Nebraska pharmacist were sentenced today to a combined over 23 years in prison for their respective roles in conspiracy to use…

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Chinese National Pleads Guilty for Role in $1.1 Million Fraud Scheme | USAO-EDVA

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A Chinese national pleaded guilty today to his role in a $1.1 million fraud conspiracy involving gift cards. According to court documents, Jin Hong, 38, of Richmond,…

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Convicted Armed Robber Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison | USAO-EDVA

RICHMOND, Va. – A Richmond man was sentenced today to 15 years in prison for discharging a firearm during an armed robbery in Petersburg. According to court documents, in November…

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