Category: W. Virginia – Southern District

Two Men Sentenced to Prison for Federal Gun Crimes | USAO-SDWV

CHARLESTON, W.Va. –  Two men were sentenced to prison today for federal gun crimes.  Jonathan Fields, 38, of Fayette County was sentenced to 78 months in prison for being a…

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U.S. Attorney’s Office Launches Campaign in Conjunction with World Elder Abuse Awareness Day | USAO-SDWV

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia launched a public messaging campaign today in conjunction with the observance of World Elder Abuse Awareness…

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Kanawha County Woman Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Federal Drug Crime | USAO-SDWV

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Kanawha County woman was sentenced today to 60 months in prison for possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of methamphetamine.    According to…

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Charleston Couple Plead Guilty to Federal Drug and Gun Crimes | USAO-SDWV

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Charleston couple pleaded guilty this week to federal gun and drug charges. Larry James Williams, 66, and Mary Ann Coon, 44, were indicted on the charges…

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

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Lamont Thomas, 42, of Detroit, Michigan was sentenced today to 87 months in prison for possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture…

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Upshur County Man Convicted of Sex Offense Against Minor | USAO-SDWV

BECKLEY, W.Va. – A federal jury convicted an Upshur County man yesterday of attempted sex trafficking of a minor. George Albert Romer, Jr., 63, of Buckhannon was charged by a…

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Logan County Man Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charge | USAO-SDWV

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Logan County man pleaded guilty today to receipt of child pornography. According to the plea agreement and statements made in court, Marvin Wayne Akers, 40, admitted…

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Roane County Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Gun Crime | USAO-SDWV

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Foster Allen Ray, 71, of Gandeeville pleaded guilty today to a federal gun crime.  According to court documents and statements made in court, on April 9, 2020,…

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Operation Second Wave Update: Two More Defendants Sentenced to Federal Prison for Methamphetamine Conspiracy | USAO-SDWV

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Two defendants charged as a result of a long-term investigation known as “Second Wave” were sentenced this week to federal prison for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Larry…

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Three Charleston Men Plead Guilty to Federal Drug Charges | USAO-SDWV

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Three Charleston men pleaded guilty this week to federal drug charges. Dante Williams, 24, Darius Coles, 23, and Joshua Lawson, 31, were indicted in February 2021 in…

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