Drug Charges

Courts
3:57 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Gov. Tomblin's Brother Sentenced for Drug Charges

The brother of West Virginia's governor has been sentenced to eight months of home confinement and three years of probation for federal drug charges.

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Law & Order
4:22 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

W.Va. Governor's Brother Seeks Lesser Sentence to Drug Charges

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  The brother of West Virginia's governor is seeking a lesser or alternative sentence after pleading guilty to a federal drug charge.

Fifty-year-old Carl Tomblin of Chapmanville pleaded guilty in March to distribution of oxymorphone.

Federal prosecutors say Tomblin sold the prescription painkiller to a confidential informant on five occasions in December 2013.

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Pill Mill
12:39 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

Bridgeport Mayor Indicted on Federal Drug Charges

Bridgeport Mayor Mario Blount is led into the U.S. District Courthouse in Clarksburg on Tuesday. Blount's pharmacies were raided about seven months ago by federal agents who were investigating allegations of a mill pill operation in the city.
Credit Matt Harvey / The Exponent Telegram

Bridgeport Mayor Mario Blount has been indicted on federal drug charges. U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II says the 51-year-old Blount was arrested Tuesday.

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