Former Buncombe County Manager Facing Wire Fraud And Money Laundering Charges

Asheville, North Carolina – A 23-count criminal indictment was returned by a federal grand jury sitting in Asheville late Tuesday, charging former Buncombe County Manager Wanda Skillington Greene, 66, of Arden, N.C.,... Read more »

Former Gates County Sheriff’s Sergeant Facing Firearm And Drug Charges

Raleigh, North Carolina – The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr. announced that a federal grand jury sitting returned an indictment charging BRANDON SCOTT HAWKS, 33,... Read more »
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North Carolina Oncologist Gets 8-Year Prison Sentence For Possession Of Child Pornography

Charlotte, North Carolina – U.S. District Judge Max O. Cogburn, Jr., sentenced David Michael Shope, 43, of Huntersville, N.C., to 105 months in prison for possession of child pornography, announced R. Andrew... Read more »

Southbay Man Gets 3 Years Imprisonment For Conspiring To Transport Stolen Wine In Interstate Commerce

San Jose, California – Alfred Georgis was sentenced this morning to 37 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy to transport stolen goods in interstate commerce, announced Acting United States... Read more »

7 Members Of The FreeBandz Gang Indicted On Fraud Charges

Charlotte, North Carolina – U.S. Attorney R. Andrew Murray announced today that seven members and associates of a Charlotte-area hip-hop group known as the “FreeBandz Gang” or “FBG” have been indicted on... Read more »

Maryland State Police Identify Victims In Fatal Charles County Collision

Three people were fatally injured in a collision in Charles County Saturday morning. Approximately 2 a.m., a trooper traveling southbound on Route 925 north of Route 5 observed a Honda Civic exiting... Read more »

Former U.S. Soldier Conspired To Murder Filipino Woman In Murder-For-Hire Plot

Acting U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim announced Monday a former U.S. soldier was charged, along with two co-conspirators with offenses related to the 2012 murder of a woman in the Philippines. Fifty-two-year-old... Read more »

Cardinal Logistics Management Corp. To Lay Off 69 Workers In Virginia

Cardinal Logistics Management Corporation filed a Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification with the Virginia Board of Workforce Development on October 2. The notice indicates that the Concord, North Carolina-based company will lay... Read more »

Hampton Man Gets 32-Year Prison Sentence For Cocaine Distribution

U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia Dana J. Boente announced Tuesday a man from Hampton, Virginia has been sentenced to 32 years in prison for conspiring to deal over five... Read more »

FBI Identify Body Found In North Carolina As Prince George’s County Maryland Teen

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has identified the body found in Charlotte, North Carolina as Ashanti Markaila Billie, 19, of Prince George’s County. Ashanti’s family reported her missing on September 18 after... Read more »