BURGLAR SENTENCED TO 90 YEARS

BURGLAR SENTENCED TO 90 YEARS   On March 19th, 2014, Adam Jeremiah Bowman, 29, of Haysi, Virginia was sentenced to 90 years in prison in the Buchanan County Circuit Court pertaining to his convictions on three counts of Burglary, two counts of Conspiracy to Commit Burglary, four counts of Destruction of Property, three counts of Grand Larceny, and two counts…

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DRUG DEALER TO SERVE 18 YEARS IN PRISON

On March 13, 2014, a Buchanan County Circuit Court judge sentenced Gregory Mark Dotson, 59, of Hurley, Virginia to more than 117 years in a Virginia prison for his part in more than 20 felony drug charges, including 7 counts of distribution of a schedule II controlled substance. Dotson will serve eighteen years of this sentence before being released on…

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CONVICTED MURDERER SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS FOR MALICIOUS WOUNDING OF A CORRECTIONS OFFICER

CONVICTED MURDERER SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS FOR MALICIOUS WOUNDING OF A CORRECTIONS OFFICER On February 11th, 2014, Elbert Smith, 42, was found guilty by a jury in the Buchanan County Circuit Court pertaining to his indictment for malicious wounding. During the trial, the Commonwealth introduced evidence and testimony that while incarcerated at Keene Mountain Correctional Center for his prior Murder…

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ROGUE INFORMANT & COCAINE DEALER SENTENCED TO 35 YEARS IN PRISON WITH 10 YEARS TO SERVE

On January 29, 2014, Kevin Wayne Berglowe, 46, of Hurley, Virginia was sentenced to more than 35 years in prison following a lengthy sentencing hearing in the Buchanan County Circuit Court pertaining to his convictions for possession with the intent to distribute cocaine, possession of more than 5 pounds of marijuana with the intent to distribute, distribution as an accommodation,…

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CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT ROBBERY RESULTS IN 10 YEAR SENTENCE TO SERVE

On January 29, 2014, Laura Click, 29, of Big Rock, Virginia was sentenced to spend the next 10 years in prison following a sentencing hearing in the Buchanan County Circuit Court resulting from her conviction for conspiracy to commit robbery.              According to Commonwealth’s Attorney Gerald Arrington, on November 23, 2011, David Gilbert and his girlfriend, Laura Click, conspired to…

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