Drug Dealer at Center of Mingo County Corruption – Released from Prison!

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The drug dealer at the center of the Mingo County corruption investigation was released from prison last week until a judge decides whether to reconsider his case.

George Reuben White, 65, of Delbarton, was released from Huttonsville Correctional Center on Friday after posting a $25,000 bail, according to an order signed by Circuit Judge John Cummings.

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Democrat, Team Mingo Member had ‘no viable defense’ for wrong doings

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Former Mingo County Prosecutor Michael Sparks said Monday during his guilty plea to a federal crime that he had “no viable defense” for what he did.

Sparks, 44, admitted he violated a man’s constitutional rights in order to protect former Mingo County Sheriff Eugene Crum. He now faces up to a year in federal prison when he’s sentenced Feb. 24.

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Former Democrat Team Mingo Member set to Plead Guilty

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Former Mingo County Prosecutor Michael Sparks will appear before a federal judge Monday to plead guilty to a criminal charge.

Sparks resigned from the office last month after he was indicted on a charge of violating a man’s constitutional rights. According to the court filing, Sparks participated in a conspiracy with other Mingo County officials to thwart a federal investigation into late Mingo County Sheriff Eugene Crum.

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