Category: W. Virginia – Southern District

Charleston Man Sentenced to Prison for Gun Crime | USAO-SDWV

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – William Edward Byers II, 44, of Charleston, was sentenced today to 36 months in prison for prohibited possession of firearms by a felon.  Byers was one of …

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U.S. Attorney Will Thompson Encourages West Virginians to Participate in DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day | USAO-SDWV

Over 80 Collection Sites Located Throughout West Virginia Available from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 23rd CHARLESTON, W.Va. – United States Attorney Will Thompson encourages West Virginians…

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Parkersburg Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Gun and Drug Crimes | USAO-SDWV

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Jonathan Ray Sindledecker, 40, of Parkersburg, was sentenced today to 120 months in prison for prohibited possession of a firearm by a felon and possession with intent…

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Parkersburg Man Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Federal Gun Crime | USAO-SDWV

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Parkersburg man was sentenced today to 60 months in prison for a federal gun crime. According to court documents and statements made in court, Dennis Hutton, 35,…

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Charleston Felon Involved in Drive-by Shooting Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearm Charge | USAO-SDWV

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A man involved in a drive-by shooting on Charleston’s West Side in February 2020 pleaded guilty today to a federal firearm charge.  Ronald Edward Tinsley, 49, of…

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Cabell County Man Sentenced to Prison for Escape | USAO-SDWV

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Jeremy Midkiff, 39, of Huntington, was sentenced today to 15 months in prison for escape from a halfway house. According to his own statements and court documents,…

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Kanawha County Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Drug Crime | USAO-SDWV

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — James Arnold Scott, 45, of Hansford, was sentenced today to 10 years in prison for aiding and abetting the distribution of five grams or more of methamphetamine….

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Huntington Man Sentenced to Prison for Federal Drug Crime | USAO-SDWV

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Frederick Coleman, 32, of Huntington, was sentenced today to 20 months in prison for possession with intent to distribute heroin. According to court documents and statements made…

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Charleston Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Charge | USAO-SDWV

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Charleston man pleaded guilty today to a federal drug charge.    According to the plea agreement and statements made in court, Maylik Watson, 27, sold approximately…

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Charleston Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Crimes | USAO-SDWV

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Charleston man pleaded guilty today to two counts of possession with intent to distribute fentanyl. According to statements made in court, Terrence Ramsey, 36,  admitted that…

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