FBI and local authorities search for ‘Oxycodone bandit’ hitting stores statewide -…

RICHMOND, Va. — The FBI and law enforcement from multiple jurisdictions have combined efforts to identify and locate a suspect responsible for several robberies around Virginia.

Investigators believe robberies occurring in the counties of Henrico, Hanover, Arlington, and Prince William; and the cities of Fredericksburg, Williamsburg and Hampton are the work of one person.

During robberies at both CVS and Rite-Aid the man approached the (more…)

Federal officials announce plea in oxycodone case – Fredericksburg.com

The FBI and U.S. Attorney’s Office announced that a 38-year-old man from Locust Grove pleaded guilty on Friday in federal court. Below is the joint announcement.

ALEXANDRIA, VA—Ralph Caldwell, 38, of Locust Grove, Virginia, pleaded guilty today to conspiring to distribute oxycodone.

Dana J. Boente, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, and Valerie Parlave, Assistant Director in Charge of the (more…)

Oxycodone Distribution Ring Dismantled – Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release)

ALEXANDRIA, VA—An oxycodone distribution ring operating in northern Virginia has been dismantled as conspirators plead guilty and are sentenced.

Dana J. Boente, Acting United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia; Valerie Parlave, Assistant Director in Charge of the FBI’s Washington Field Office; Michael L. Chapman, Loudoun County Sheriff; and Colonel Edwin C. Roessler, Jr., Fairfax County Chief of Police, made (more…)