De’Shae Webb of Roanoke pleads guilty to drug and gun charges

Thursday, April 6, 2017

ROANOKE, VIRGINIA – A Roanoke man faces up to 30 years in federal prison after pleading guilty this morning in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Roanoke to federal drug and gun charges, Acting United States Attorney Rick A. Mountcastle announced. De’Shae Antonio Webb, 27, of Roanoke, pled guilty […]

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Western District of Virginia court cases for 4/3-4/7/17

Friday, March 31, 2017

ABINGDON DIVISON . US v. Daniel Cory Cantrell (Sentencing: April 4 at 2:00 p.m.) AGE: 25 ADDRESS: Abingdon, Virginia Cantrell was convicted of conspiring to distribute methamphetamine. . US v. Christopher Matthew Marsh (Guilty Plea: April 4 at 2:30 p.m.) AGE: 40 ADDRESS: Not Available Marsh is charged with failure to register as a sex […]

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Gordon Reaves Parker sentenced for manipulating women by trading drugs for sex

Friday, January 27, 2017

ROANOKE, VIRGINIA – A Roanoke man, who used a drug rehabilitation program in the Roanoke City jail to obtain sex partners in exchange for drugs, was sentenced today on federal drug distribution, witness tampering, and health care fraud charges, Acting United States Attorney Rick A. Mountcastle announced. Gordon Reaves Parker, 72, of Roanoke, Virginia, previously […]

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Western District of Virginia court cases for 1/9-1/13/17

Friday, January 6, 2017

ABINGDON DIVISION . US v. James William Mills (Sentencing: January 9 at 10:00 a.m.) AGE: 51 ADDRESS: Skaneateles, New York Mills was convicted of conspiracy to defraud the United States Food and Drug Administration. . US v. Deneka Shenelle Mullins (Sentencing: January 9 at 2:00 p.m.) AGE: 33 ADDRESS: Coeburn, Virginia Mullins was convicted of […]

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Sen. Kaine joins other senators to lift ban on negotiation of drug prices for Medicare

Thursday, January 5, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act would allow the Secretary of Health and Human Services to directly negotiate with drug companies for price discounts for the Medicare Prescription Drug Program, eliminating the “non-interference” clause that expressly bans Medicare from negotiating for the best possible prices. The government can harness the bargaining […]

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Chauncey Lenard Davis sentenced on drug and gun charges

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

ROANOKE, VIRGINIA – John P. Fishwick Jr. announced today the sentencing of a Roanoke man on federal drug and gun charges. Chauncey Lenard Davis, 39, of Roanoke, who previously pled guilty to one count of possessing with the intent to distribute heroin and one count of illegal possession of a firearm by a previously convicted […]

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Western District of Virginia court cases for 12/19-12/23/16

Friday, December 16, 2016

ROANOKE DIVISION . US v. Tim Scott Anderson (Sentencing: December 19 at 9:30 a.m.) AGE: 50 ADDRESS: Wytheville, Virginia Anderson was convicted of conspiring to distribute methamphetamine. . US v. Jared Allen Blevins (Sentencing: December 19 at 2:30 p.m.) AGE: 34 ADDRESS: Marion, Virginia Blevins was convicted of conspiring to distribute methamphetamine. . US v. […]

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Western District of Virginia court cases for 12/12-12/16/16

Friday, December 9, 2016

ABINGDON DIVISION US v. Jonathan Bowerbank (Sentencing: December 12 at 2:30 p.m.) AGE: 57 ADDRESS: Rosedale, Virginia Bowerbank was convicted of defrauding the Social Security Administration. . US v. Angel Soliz, Sr. (Sentencing: December 13 at 2:30 p.m.) AGE: 56 ADDRESS: Houston, Texas The defendant was convicted of methamphetamine conspiracy charges. . US v. Angel […]

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Western District of Virginia court cases for 12/5-12/9/16

Friday, December 2, 2016

ABINGDON DIVISION. US v. Justin Michael Lowe (Guilty Plea: December 5 at 1:30 p.m.) AGE: 24 ADDRESS: Not Available Lowe is charged with conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and oxycodone. . US v. Brandon Cody Trivett (Guilty Plea: December 5 at 1:30 p.m.) AGE: 23 ADDRESS: Not Available Trivett is charged with conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine […]

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Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam meets with Carilion leaders to discuss opioid addiction and its challenges

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam meets with Carilion leaders to discuss opioid addiction and its challenges

Virginia’s Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam, a pediatric physician, started off the discussion Wednesday morning with a chilling statistic – there have been 860 deaths so far this year due to opioid overdoses. Virginia is on par to reach 1000 deaths by year end he said. Dr. Northam, met with leaders at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital […]

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Virginia opioid addiction crisis declared a Public Health Emergency

Monday, November 21, 2016

Virginia opioid addiction crisis declared a Public Health Emergency

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that State Health Commissioner Marissa J. Levine, MD, MPH, FAAFP, has declared the Virginia opioid addiction crisis a Public Health Emergency. State Health Commissioner Dr. Marissa Levine’s declaration that the opioid addiction crisis is a Public Health Emergency is an important and appropriate step in the ongoing campaign to combat […]

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Western District of Virginia court cases for 11/21-11/25/16

Friday, November 18, 2016

ABINGDON DIVISION . US v. Bige Colin Maggard (Sentencing: November 21 at 9:00 a.m.) AGE: 54ADDRESS: Hyden, Kentucky Maggard was convicted of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine . US v. Jon Phillip Dumire (Sentencing: November 21 at 9:00 a.m.) AGE: 23 ADDRESS: Roanoke, Virginia Dumire was convicted of federal gun charges. . US v. Bennett Hamby […]

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