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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Roanoke Man Sentenced on Heroin, Gun Charges

Roanoke, VIRGINIA – John P. Fishwick Jr. announced today the sentencing of a Roanoke man on federal drug and gun charges.

Chauncey Lenard Davis, 39, of Roanoke, who previously pled guilty to one count of possessing with the intent to distribute heroin and one count of illegal possession of a firearm by a previously convicted felon, was sentenced today in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Roanoke to 100 months in federal prison.  

“Heroin is the major drug epidemic of our time and we must continue to be vigilant in fighting those who seek to distribute it,” United States Attorney Fishwick said today.                                                                                      

The investigation of the case was conducted by the Roanoke City Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Assistant United States Attorney Andrew Bassford prosecuted the case for the United States.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated December 21, 2016