Category: Virginia – Western District

Rollin’ 30s Crips Leader Sentenced to 37 Years | USAO-WDVA

ROANOKE, Va. – Three Roanoke men, all members of the Rollin’ 30s Crips, a criminal street gang responsible for two murders in the City of Roanoke, were sentenced yesterday in…

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United States Attorney Kavanaugh Reflects on Five-Year Anniversary of August 12 Terrorist Attack in Charlottesville | USAO-WDVA

Charlottesville, Va. – United States Attorney Christopher R. Kavanaugh released the following statement marking five years since the Unite the Right riots that occurred on August 11-12th, 2017 in Charlottesville,…

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Georgia Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Trafficking Methamphetamine into Smyth County | USAO-WDVA

ABINGDON, Va.– A Georgia man, who was convicted in February 2022 for conspiring to traffic methamphetamine from Georgia into Southwest Virginia, was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison. Jerada…

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Inmate Sentenced for Suboxone Trafficking and Assaulting Corrections Officer | USAO-WDVA

ABINGDON, Va. – An inmate being housed at Western Virginia Regional Jail, who physically assaulted and pepper-sprayed a corrections officer while awaiting sentencing on federal drug charges, was sentenced this…

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Husband and Wife Real Estate Team Sentenced for Wire Fraud | USAO-WDVA

ABINGDON, Va. – A husband and wife realtor team from Wise were sentenced today on federal wire fraud charges related to their scheme to create fake residential sales contracts in…

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Harrisonburg Bank Robber Pleads Guilty | USAO-WDVA

HARRISONBURG, Va. – A Harrisonburg, Virginia man, who used a BB gun to rob First Citizen Bank in Harrisonburg on January 4, 2022, pled guilty yesterday to federal armed bank…

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Former Greene County Commissioner of Revenue Sentenced on Federal Witness Tampering Charge | USAO-WDVA

CHARLOTESVILLE, Va. – The former Commissioner of Revenue for Greene County, Virginia was sentenced today to three months in federal prison and a fine of $7,500 for attempted witnessed tampering…

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Piedmont Infusion Services of Danville and Its Owner, Jacob Patterson, to Pay False Claims Act Settlement | USAO-WDVA

DANVILLE, Va.  – Piedmont Infusion Services and its owner, Jacob Patterson, have agreed to pay $310,000 to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act and the Virginia Fraud…

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Former Nurse Pleads Guilty to Fraudulently Obtaining Fentanyl | USAO-WDVA

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – A former registered nurse who worked in the Emergency Department at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital (SMJH) in Charlottesville, pled guilty today to obtaining controlled substances, fentanyl, and…

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U.S. Attorney Chris Kavanaugh Selected as Chair of the Attorney General’s Advisory Subcommittee on Terrorism and National Security | USAO-WDVA

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – United States Attorney Chris Kavanaugh of the Western District of Virginia has been selected to chair the Terrorism and National Security Subcommittee for the Attorney General’s Advisory…

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