Badges for Baseball program launches – teams youth with law enforcement mentors

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Badges for Baseball program launches - teams youth with law enforcement mentors

United States Attorney John P. Fishwick Jr. will and youth will throw out ceremonial first pitch in recognition of the launch of the Badges for Baseball program at Salem Red Sox tonight. The U.S. Attorney has been practicing with his sons Jack and Richard the last couple of days he said. In cooperation with officials […]

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Drug Take-Back Day Saturday at locations throughout the Roanoke Valley

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

ROANOKE, VIRGINIA – United States Attorney John P. Fishwick Jr. announced that the United States Attorney’s Office is proud to once again partner with local law enforcement, Roanoke Area Youth Substance Abuse Coalition (RAYSAC), the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Western Virginia Water Authority to collect expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs for safe destruction […]

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Sentencing in methamphetamine conspiracy included Roanoke distributer

Friday, April 15, 2016

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA – Two men who played roles in trafficking methamphetamine into the Charlottesville area were sentenced this week in separate hearings in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Charlottesville, United States Attorney John P. Fishwick Jr. announced today. Today in District Court, John Mark Fisher, 54, of Roanoke, […]

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John Fishwick sworn in as U. S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia

Monday, December 21, 2015

John Fishwick sworn in as U. S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia

In a short ceremony Monday morning, John P. Fishwick Jr. was sworn in as United States Attorney for the Western District of Virginia. United States District Court Chief Judge E. Glen Conrad administered the oath of office this morning at the federal courthouse in Roanoke, Virginia. A public investiture commemorating the appointment will be held […]

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Roanoke’s John Fishwick unanimously approved by Judiciary Committee

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Roanoke's John Fishwick unanimously approved by Judiciary Committee

WASHINGTON –  U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) released the following statement on today’s Senate Judiciary Committee unanimous passage of the nominations of Dana J. Boente to serve as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia and John P. Fishwick, Jr., to serve as U.S. Attorney for the Western District […]

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President Obama nominates John Fishwick for Western District U.S. Attorney

Friday, October 9, 2015

President Obama nominates John Fishwick for Western District U.S. Attorney

WASHINGTON –  U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) released the following statement on today’s White House nominations of Dana J. Boente to serve as United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia and John P. Fishwick, Jr. to serve as U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia: “John Fishwick […]

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U.S. Western District Court of Virginia 2/17 – 2/21/15

Friday, February 13, 2015

ROANOKE DIVISION US v. Boris R. Caballero (Guilty Plea and Sentencing: February 17 at 10:00 a.m.) AGE: 50 ADDRESS: Harrisonburg, Virginia Caballero has been charged with perjury. US v. Robert Cummins (Sentencing: February 18 at 9:30 a.m.) AGE: 45 ADDRESS: Floyd, Virginia Cummins has been convicted of misappropriation of postal funds. US v. Randa Michelle […]

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U.S. Western District Court of Virginia 2/9 – 2/13/15

Monday, February 9, 2015

ROANOKE DIVISION US v. Vestel McKinley Moyer (Sentencing: February 9 at 10:00 a.m.) AGE: 51 ADDRESS: Roanoke, Virginia Moyer has been convicted of possessing cocaine. US v. Kevin Moore (Sentencing: February 9 at 1:30 p.m.) AGE: Not Available ADDRESS: Not Available Moore has been convicted of bribery. US v. Kenneth Alfred Yopp (Guilty Plea: February 10 at […]

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U.S. Western District Court of Virginia: 1/19-1/23, 2015

Friday, January 16, 2015

ROANOKE DIVISION US v. Lamont Dwight Liverman (Guilty Plea: January 20 at 10:00 a.m.) AGE: 41 ADDRESS: Roanoke, Virginia Liverman has been charged with heroin trafficking charges. US v. George Ater Anyuon (Sentencing: January 21 at 9:30 a.m.) AGE: 36 ADDRESS: Not Available Anyuon, and others, were convicted of conspiring to defraud the United States. US v. […]

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Senators Warner & Kaine accepting applications for U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are now accepting applications for the position of U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia to fill the seat left vacant by Timothy Heaphy, who left office in December after five years of distinguished service. “The U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia plays an […]

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Timothy Heaphy resigns as U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia

Monday, November 24, 2014

Timothy Heaphy resigns as U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia

United States Attorney Timothy J. Heaphy of the Western District of Virginia joins a list of resignations announced this year including Department of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel who also announced his resignation today. Attorney General Eric Holder resigned earlier this year. Holder and Hagel’s resignation will take effect as replacements are confirmed. Mr. Heaphy’s resignation is […]

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U.S. Western District Court of Virginia upcoming sentencings

Friday, November 14, 2014

ROANOKE DIVISION US v. Jerry Lee Johnson (Sentencing: November 18 at 2:00 p.m. AGE: 44 ADDRESS: Burlington, North Carolina Johnson has been convicted of failing to register as a previously convicted sex offender. LYNCHBURG DIVISION US v. Timothy Lee White Sr. (Sentencing: November 20 at 2:30 p.m.) AGE: 56 ADDRESS: Thaxton, Virginia White, and others, […]

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