U.S. District Judge James Turk dismissed 25 money laundering convictions against a couple who ran a major moonshine still in Pittyslvania County. In reversing a jury’s guilty verdicts, Turk cited a recent U.S. Supreme Court case, reports The Roanoke Times. ...Read More »
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Longtime motorsports leader Larry McClure is off to federal prison for dodging taxes. U.S. Western District Judge James P. Jones sentenced McClure to 18 months for filing a false income tax return, obstructing the federal investigation and lying to Internal ...Read More »
A Lynchburg nurse’s aide faces 18 counts of aggravated identity theft in a federal indictment handed down yesterday. Karen Priscilla Jones, 48, is accused of using personal information from residents at nursing homes where she worked to obtain more than ...Read More »
A driver’s answer to an officer’s “incidental” question in a convenience store parking lot can’t come into evidence, a Roanoke City Circuit Court says. In Commonwealth v. Fuller, a uniformed, shield-wielding officer pulled his patrol car up beside Lloyd Jasper ...
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