Category: Virginia – Eastern District

Man Sentenced for Gang-Related Shootout at Music Studio | USAO-EDVA

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A previously convicted felon was sentenced yesterday to over four years in prison for his involvement in a gang-related shootout at a recording studio in Alexandria in…

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Former Leesburg Resident Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Offense | USAO-EDVA

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A man who previously resided in Leesburg pleaded guilty yesterday to downloading images of child sexual abuse over the internet. According to court documents, Jason E. Holmes,…

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Former Medical Student Pleads Guilty to Online Sextortion Scheme | USAO-EDVA

NORFOLK, Va. – A Canadian man pleaded guilty yesterday to orchestrating an online sextortion scheme and producing images of child sexual abuse. “Marco Viscomi’s criminal conduct is nothing short of…

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Man Sentenced to Prison for Drug Trafficking and Firearm Crimes | USAO-EDVA

RICHMOND, Va. – A Richmond man was sentenced today to 11 1/2 years in prison for possession with intent to distribute an ounce of cocaine and possession of firearm after…

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Chesapeake Doctor Pleads Guilty to Unlawful Drug Distribution | USAO-EDVA

NORFOLK, Va. – A Chesapeake doctor pleaded guilty today to distribution of amphetamine. According to court documents, Lopito Bugarin, 65, was a medical doctor with a practice in Chesapeake. From…

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Man Pleads Guilty to Straw Purchasing Three Firearms | USAO-EDVA

ALEXANDRIA, VA (USDOJ.Today) An Emporia man pleaded guilty today to straw purchasing three firearms. According to court documents, Corey O’Neal Phipps, Jr., 23, straw purchased three firearms from a federal…

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Media Advisory – Dr. Javaid Perwaiz Case Update | USAO-EDVA

CASE NAME: United States v. Javaid Perwaiz, Criminal Case No. 2:19-cr-189 COURT: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Norfolk Division CASE SUMMARY: On June 19, 2020, a…

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Five Co-Defendants Sentenced in Peninsula-Based Drug Conspiracy | USAO-EDVA

NEWPORT NEWS, VA (USDOJ.Today) Five members of a Peninsula-based narcotics operation were sentenced over the last two days to a combined 51 years in prison and ordered to forfeit over…

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Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Purchasing Firearms | USAO-EDVA

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A Washington, D.C. man pleaded guilty today to knowingly providing false information to a federal firearm licensee (FFL) in order to purchase multiple firearms. “Hudson’s criminal conduct…

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Seven-Time Convicted Felon Pleads Guilty to Illegally Possessing a Firearm | USAO-EDVA

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A Newport News man, and seven-time prior convicted felon, pleaded guilty today to unlawfully possessing a firearm. According to court documents, Paul Eric Sherrod Parham, 38,…

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