Category: Virginia – Western District

Former Roanoke-Area EMS Worker Sentenced for Tampering with Fentanyl and Hydromorphone | USAO-WDVA

ROANOKE, Va. – A former emergency medical services worker for Roanoke County Emergency Medical Services, was sentenced yesterday to 36 months in federal prison for tampering with vials of fentanyl…

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Inmate at USP Lee Sentenced for Assault, Possessing a Weapon in Prison | USAO-WDVA

You are here FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, September 14, 2021 ABINGDON, Va. – An inmate at USP Lee in Jonesville, Virginia was sentenced last week to 72 months for assaulting…

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Southwest Virginia Nonprofit Receives Federal Funding to Assist Victims | USAO-WDVA

ROANOKE, Va.  – A Southwest Virginia nonprofit legal aid society will receive more than $585,000 from the Legal Assistance for Victims (LAV) Program of the Department of Justice’s Office on…

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Bristol Man Sentenced on Drug and Gun Charges | USAO-WDVA

ABINGDON, Va. – A Bristol, Virginia man was sentenced last week to 21 and a-half years in prison for conspiring to distribute methamphetamine and possessing a firearm in furtherance of…

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Big Stone Gap Man Pleads Guilty to Unemployment Fraud, Mail Fraud | USAO-WDVA

ABINGDON, Va.– A Big Stone Gap, Virginia man pleaded guilty last week to participating in a conspiracy that defrauded the government of more than $790,000 in pandemic-related unemployment funds and…

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Buchanan County Man Sentenced on Child Pornography Charges | USAO-WDVA

ABINGDON, Va.– A Whitewood, Virginia man was sentenced today to 84 months in prison for distributing child pornography using a means or facility of interstate commerce. According to court documents,…

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Martinsville Man Sentenced on Child Pornography Charges, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon | USAO-WDVA

DANVILLE, Va. – A Martinsville, Virginia man was sentenced last month to 140 months in prison for possessing child pornography and possessing a firearm after having been previously convicted of…

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Buchanan Woman Sentenced for Credit Card Fraud | USAO-WDVA

ROANOKE, Va.– A Buchanan, Virginia woman was sentenced today to 24 months in federal prison after pleading guilty in February to multiple credit card fraud charges. According to court documents,…

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Former EDA Director Indicted on Federal Fraud Charges | USAO-WDVA

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.– A federal grand jury in Charlottesville returned an indictment last week charging the former executive director of the Economic Development Authority of the Town of Front Royal and…

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Five Plead Guilty to Pandemic Unemployment Fraud, Mail Fraud Charges | USAO-WDVA

ABINGDON, Va.– Five Southwest Virginia residents who conspired with more than 30 others to defraud the United States government by filing fraudulent claims for more than $499,000 in pandemic unemployment…

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