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June 15, 2018 – Free Veterans Legal Clinic to Be Held In Petersburg in July

Commonwealth of VirginiaOffice of the Attorney General Mark HerringAttorney General 202 North Ninth StreetRichmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:  Charlotte Gomer, Press SecretaryPhone: (804)786-1022 Mobile: (804) 512-2552Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ~ July 10th event at Petersburg Freedom Support Center …

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June 13, 2018 – Herring Joins Amicus Brief Defending States’ Ability to Enact Gun Safety Laws

Commonwealth of VirginiaOffice of the Attorney General Mark HerringAttorney General 202 North Ninth StreetRichmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:  Charlotte Gomer, Press SecretaryPhone: (804)786-1022 Mobile: (804) 512-2552Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ~ In brief filed in 1st Circuit Court of …

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June 13, 2018 – AG Herring and City of Richmond Relaunch Award-Winning “Respect Richmond” Anti-Violence Campaign

Commonwealth of VirginiaOffice of the Attorney General Mark HerringAttorney General 202 North Ninth StreetRichmond, Virginia 23219 For media inquiries only, contact: Contact: Charlotte Gomer, Press SecretaryOffice: (804) 786-1022Cell: (804) 512-2552 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ~ “Respect Richmond”, originally launched in September 2017, has seen …

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June 8, 2018 – Herring Stepping In To Defend the Affordable Care Act and Virginians’ Healthcare

Commonwealth of VirginiaOffice of the Attorney General Mark HerringAttorney General 202 North Ninth StreetRichmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:  Michael Kelly, Director of CommunicationsPhone: (804)786-5874 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ~Since Trump and Sessions have abandoned defense of the ACA, …

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June 6, 2018 – Herring Files Brief Opposing Suspension of HUD’s Fair Housing Rule

Commonwealth of VirginiaOffice of the Attorney General Mark HerringAttorney General 202 North Ninth StreetRichmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:  Charlotte Gomer, Press SecretaryPhone: (804)786-1022 Mobile: (804) 512-2552Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ~ Key Element of the Rule Eliminated Without …

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June 4, 2018 – Registered Sex Offender Sentenced to 10 Years for Possession of Child Pornography

Commonwealth of VirginiaOffice of the Attorney General Mark HerringAttorney General 202 North Ninth StreetRichmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:  Charlotte Gomer, Press SecretaryPhone: (804)786-1022 Mobile: (804) 512-2552Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. *Mugshot Available Here* ~ Jay Richard Brown had …

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May 31, 2018 – Jury Convicts Leader of Hampton Roads Heroin Trafficking Organization

Commonwealth of VirginiaOffice of the Attorney General Mark HerringAttorney General 202 North Ninth StreetRichmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:  Michael Kelly, Director of CommunicationsPhone: (804)786-5874 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Joshua StuevePhone:   Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You …

May 22, 2018 - Attorney General Mark Herring and Hampton Roads Human Trafficking Task Force Launch New Regional Awareness Campaign
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May 22, 2018 – Attorney General Mark Herring and Hampton Roads Human Trafficking Task Force Launch New Regional Awareness Campaign

Commonwealth of VirginiaOffice of the Attorney General Mark HerringAttorney General 202 North Ninth StreetRichmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:  Charlotte Gomer, Press SecretaryPhone: (804)786-1022 Mobile: (804) 512-2552Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ~ Billboards going up on major highways across …

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May 16, 2018 – Attorney General Herring Addresses Northern VA Law Enforcement at Sexual Assault Investigation Training Conference

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Charlotte Gomer, Press Secretary Phone: (804)786-1022  Mobile: (804) 512-2552 Email: cgomer@oag.state.va.us   ATTORNEY GENERAL HERRING ADDRESSES NORTHERN VA LAW ENFORCEMENT AT SEXUAL ASSAULT INVESTIGATION TRAINING CONFERENCE …

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May 15, 2018 – Herring Fighting to Protect Access to Family Planning Services

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Charlotte Gomer, Press Secretary Phone: (804)786-1022  Mobile: (804) 512-2552 Email: cgomer@oag.state.va.us   ATTORNEY GENERAL HERRING FIGHTING TO PROTECT ACCESS TO FAMILY PLANNING SERVICES ~ More than …

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May 11, 2018 – Attorney General Herring Announces Enforcement Actions Against Unlicensed Contractors

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Charlotte Gomer, Press Secretary Phone: (804)786-1022  Mobile: (804) 512-2552 Email: cgomer@oag.state.va.us   ATTORNEY GENERAL HERRING ANNOUNCES ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS AGAINST UNLICENSED CONTRACTORS RICHMOND (May 11, 2018) – …

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May 9, 2018 – Waynesboro Man to Serve 25 Years in Prison for Role in Massive Methamphetamine Ring

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Michael Kelly, Director of Communications Phone: (804)786-5874  Email: mkelly@oag.state.va.us     WAYNESBORO MAN TO SERVE 25 YEARS IN PRISON FOR ROLE IN MASSIVE METHAMPHETAMINE RING ~ Guadalupe …

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May 9, 2018 – Herring’s Animal Law Unit Secures Two Guilty Pleas for Animal Fighting in Powhatan

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Charlotte Gomer, Press Secretary Phone: (804)786-1022  Mobile: (804) 512-2552 Email: cgomer@oag.state.va.us   HERRING’S ANIMAL LAW UNIT SECURES TWO GUILTY PLEAS FOR ANIMAL FIGHTING IN POWHATAN POWHATAN(May …

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May 8, 2018 – Hampton Man Faces Minimum of 20 Years in Prison for Ordering the Shooting of a Witness

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Michael Kelly, Director of Communications Phone: (804)786-5874  Email: mkelly@oag.state.va.us   **MUGSHOT AVAILABLE HERE**   HAMPTON MAN FACES MINIMUM OF 20 YEARS IN PRISON FOR ORDERING THE SHOOTING …

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May 8, 2018 – Herring Files Suit Against “Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers”

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Charlotte Gomer, Press Secretary Phone: (804)786-1022  Mobile: (804) 512-2552 Email: cgomer@oag.state.va.us   HERRING FILES SUIT AGAINST “SERVICE DOGS BY WARREN RETRIEVERS” ~ Suit alleges violations of …

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May 7, 2018 – Abingdon Nurse Practitioner Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Illegally Prescribe Buprenorphine, Clonazepam, and Gabapentin at Substance Abuse Treatment Program

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Michael Kelly, Director of Communications Phone: (804)786-5874  Email: mkelly@oag.state.va.us Brian McGinn Phone: (434) 295-8672   Email: brian.mcginn@usdoj.gov Website: http://www.justice.gov/usao/vaw/ United States Attorney’s Office Western District of Virginia  United States Attorney …

May 4, 2018 - Herring Alleges Illegal Predatory Loans in Suit against One of Virginia’s Largest Online Lenders
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May 4, 2018 – Herring Alleges Illegal Predatory Loans in Suit against One of Virginia’s Largest Online Lenders

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Charlotte Gomer, Press Secretary Phone: (804)786-1022  Mobile:(804) 512-2552 Email: cgomer@oag.state.va.us   ATTORNEY GENERAL HERRING ALLEGES ILLEGAL PREDATORY LOANS IN SUIT AGAINST ONE OF VIRGINIA’S LARGEST ONLINE LENDERS …

May 2, 2018 - Nine Trey Gangster Sentenced to Life for Four Murders
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May 2, 2018 – Nine Trey Gangster Sentenced to Life for Four Murders

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Michael Kelly, Director of Communications Phone: (804)786-5874  Email: mkelly@oag.state.va.us Joshua Stueve, Director of Communications Email: joshua.stueve@usdoj.gov   United States Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Virginia  Acting United …

May 2, 2018 - In Response to AG Herring’s Request, Facebook Reveals 1.7 Million Virginians Affected by Reported Misuse of Personal Data
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May 2, 2018 – In Response to AG Herring’s Request, Facebook Reveals 1.7 Million Virginians Affected by Reported Misuse of Personal Data

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Charlotte Gomer, Press Secretary Phone: (804)786-1022  Email: cgomer@oag.state.va.us   IN RESPONSE TO AG HERRING’S REQUEST, FACEBOOK REVEALS 1.7 MILLION VIRGINIANS AFFECTED BY REPORTED MISUSE OF PERSONAL DATA …

May 1, 2018 - Herring Joins Coalition of States Defending National Auto Emission Standards
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May 1, 2018 – Herring Joins Coalition of States Defending National Auto Emission Standards

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Michael Kelly, Director of Communications Phone: (804)786-5874  Email: mkelly@oag.state.va.us   ATTORNEY GENERAL HERRING JOINS COALITION OF STATES DEFENDING NATIONAL AUTO EMISSION STANDARDS ~ Auto industry is already …

May 1, 2018 - Man Pleads Guilty to Heroin Distribution in Loudoun County
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May 1, 2018 – Man Pleads Guilty to Heroin Distribution in Loudoun County

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Charlotte Gomer, Press Secretary Phone: (804)786-1022  Mobile:(804) 512-2552 Email: cgomer@oag.state.va.us   *Mug Shot Available Here*     MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO HEROIN DISTRIBUTION IN LOUDOUN COUNTY   …

April 27, 2018 - Herring Files Official Comments Defending the Clean Power Plan
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April 27, 2018 – Herring Files Official Comments Defending the Clean Power Plan

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Michael Kelly, Director of Communications Phone: (804)786-5874  Email: mkelly@oag.state.va.us   HERRING FILES OFFICIAL COMMENTS DEFENDING THE CLEAN POWER PLAN ~Official comments on proposed repeal of CPP state …

April 26, 2018 - Final Five Defendants in Methamphetamine Conspiracy Sentenced
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April 26, 2018 – Final Five Defendants in Methamphetamine Conspiracy Sentenced

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Michael Kelly, Director of Communications Phone: (804)786-5874  Email: mkelly@oag.state.va.us Brian McGinn Phone:   (434) 295-8672 Website: http://www.justice.gov/usao/vaw/ United States Attorney’s Office Western District of Virginia  United States Attorney Thomas …

April 24, 2018 - Drug Takeback Day Events to Be Held Across Roanoke/Lynchburg Area
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April 24, 2018 – Drug Takeback Day Events to Be Held Across Roanoke/Lynchburg Area

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Michael Kelly, Director of Communications Phone: (804)786-5874  Email: mkelly@oag.state.va.us   DRUG TAKEBACK DAY EVENTS TO BE HELD ACROSS ROANOKE/LYNCHBURG AREA ~Attorney General Herring reminds Virginians to dispose …

April 24, 2018 - Drug Takeback Day Events to Be Held Across Southside Virginia
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April 24, 2018 – Drug Takeback Day Events to Be Held Across Southside Virginia

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Michael Kelly, Director of Communications Phone: (804)786-5874  Email: mkelly@oag.state.va.us   DRUG TAKEBACK DAY EVENTS TO BE HELD ACROSS SOUTHSIDE VIRGINIA ~Attorney General Herring reminds Virginians to dispose …

April 24, 2018 - Drug Takeback Day Events to Be Held Across Hampton Roads
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April 24, 2018 – Drug Takeback Day Events to Be Held Across Hampton Roads

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Michael Kelly, Director of Communications Phone: (804)786-5874  Email: mkelly@oag.state.va.us   DRUG TAKEBACK DAY EVENTS TO BE HELD ACROSS HAMPTON ROADS ~Attorney General Herring reminds Virginians to dispose …

April 24, 2018 - Drug Takeback Day Events to Be Held Across Southwest Virginia
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April 24, 2018 – Drug Takeback Day Events to Be Held Across Southwest Virginia

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Michael Kelly, Director of Communications Phone: (804)786-5874  Email: mkelly@oag.state.va.us   DRUG TAKEBACK DAY EVENTS TO BE HELD ACROSS SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA ~Attorney General Herring reminds Virginians to dispose …

April 24, 2018 - Drug Takeback Day Events to Be Held Across Charlottesville Area
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April 24, 2018 – Drug Takeback Day Events to Be Held Across Charlottesville Area

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Michael Kelly, Director of Communications Phone: (804)786-5874  Email: mkelly@oag.state.va.us   DRUG TAKEBACK DAY EVENTS TO BE HELD ACROSS CHARLOTTESVILLE AREA ~Attorney General Herring reminds Virginians to dispose …

April 24, 2018 - Drug Takeback Day Events to Be Held Across Northern Virginia
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April 24, 2018 – Drug Takeback Day Events to Be Held Across Northern Virginia

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Michael Kelly, Director of Communications Phone: (804)786-5874  Email: mkelly@oag.state.va.us   DRUG TAKEBACK DAY EVENTS TO BE HELD ACROSS NORTHERN VIRGINIA ~Attorney General Herring reminds Virginians to dispose …

April 24, 2018 - Drug Takeback Day Events to Be Held Across Richmond Area
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April 24, 2018 – Drug Takeback Day Events to Be Held Across Richmond Area

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Michael Kelly, Director of Communications Phone: (804)786-5874  Email: mkelly@oag.state.va.us   DRUG TAKEBACK DAY EVENTS TO BE HELD ACROSS RICHMOND AREA ~Attorney General Herring reminds Virginians to dispose …

April 23, 2018 - Richmond Man Sentenced To Eight Years in Prison for Possession of Child Pornography
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April 23, 2018 – Richmond Man Sentenced To Eight Years in Prison for Possession of Child Pornography

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Michael Kelly, Director of Communications Phone: (804)786-5874  Email: mkelly@oag.state.va.us   RICHMOND MAN SENTENCED TO EIGHT YEARS IN PRISON FOR POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY RICHMOND (April 23, 2018) …

January 29, 2018 - Seven Defendants Plead Guilty to Drug Trafficking and Firearms Offenses
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January 29, 2018 – Seven Defendants Plead Guilty to Drug Trafficking and Firearms Offenses

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Michael Kelly, Director of Communications Phone: (804)786-5874  Email: mkelly@oag.state.va.us   United States Attorney’s Office Western District of Virginia  United States Attorney Rick Mountcastle Joint release from Attorney …

April 12, 2018 - Husband and Wife Sentenced for Making Meth Where Minor Child Was Present
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April 12, 2018 – Husband and Wife Sentenced for Making Meth Where Minor Child Was Present

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Michael Kelly, Director of Communications Phone: (804)786-5874  Email: mkelly@oag.state.va.us   United States Attorney’s Office Western District of Virginia  United States Attorney Thomas Cullen Joint release from Attorney …

April 12, 2018 - Two Sentenced for Roles in Drug Trafficking Conspiracy
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April 12, 2018 – Two Sentenced for Roles in Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Michael Kelly, Director of Communications Phone: (804)786-5874  Email: mkelly@oag.state.va.us   United States Attorney’s Office Western District of Virginia  United States Attorney Thomas Cullen Joint release from Attorney General …

March 20, 2018 - Lebanon, Virginia Psychiatrist Indicted on Federal Drug Trafficking, Healthcare Fraud Charges
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March 20, 2018 – Lebanon, Virginia Psychiatrist Indicted on Federal Drug Trafficking, Healthcare Fraud Charges

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Michael Kelly, Director of Communications Phone: (804)786-5874  Email: mkelly@oag.state.va.us   United States Attorney’s Office Western District of Virginia  United States Attorney Rick Mountcastle  Joint release from Attorney …

March 19, 2018 - Coeburn Doctor Sentenced on Healthcare Fraud, Drug Charges
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March 19, 2018 – Coeburn Doctor Sentenced on Healthcare Fraud, Drug Charges

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Michael Kelly, Director of Communications Phone: (804)786-5874  Email: mkelly@oag.state.va.us   United States Attorney’s Office Western District of Virginia  United States Attorney Rick Mountcastle Joint release from Attorney …

January 9, 2018 - Danville Doctor Sentenced on Healthcare Fraud, Tax Evasion Charges
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January 9, 2018 – Danville Doctor Sentenced on Healthcare Fraud, Tax Evasion Charges

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Michael Kelly, Director of Communications Phone: (804)786-5874  Email: mkelly@oag.state.va.us   United States Attorney’s Office Western District of Virginia  United States Attorney Rick Mountcastle  Joint release from Attorney …

December 15, 2017 - Norton Doctor Sentenced on Federal Drug Charge
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December 15, 2017 – Norton Doctor Sentenced on Federal Drug Charge

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Michael Kelly, Director of Communications Phone: (804)786-5874  Email: mkelly@oag.state.va.us   United States Attorney’s Office Western District of Virginia  United States Attorney Rick Mountcastle Joint release from Attorney …

July 13, 2017 - Three Sentenced for Roles in Healthcare Conspiracy
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July 13, 2017 – Three Sentenced for Roles in Healthcare Conspiracy

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Michael Kelly, Director of Communications Phone: (804)786-5874  Email: mkelly@oag.state.va.us   United States Attorney’s Office Western District of Virginia  Acting United States Attorney Rick Mountcastle Joint release from …

April 10, 2018 - Loudoun County Man Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Pornography
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April 10, 2018 – Loudoun County Man Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Pornography

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219   For media inquiries only, contact:   Michael Kelly, Director of Communications Phone: (804)786-5874  Email: mkelly@oag.state.va.us   *Mugshot Available Here* LOUDOUN COUNTY MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY LOUDOUN (April 10, 2018) …