Former Virginia Beach man sentenced to 7 years for conspiracy and making false distress signal

NORFOLK, Va. — Larry L. Deffenbaugh, 59, formerly of Virginia Beach, Va., was sentenced Monday in Norfolk federal court to a total of seven years in prison for his conviction for conspiracy and communicating a false distress signal to the Coast Guard. Neil H. MacBride, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, and Capt. Mark Ogle, commander of the Coast Guard’s Sector Hampton...

Former Virginia Beach man convicted of making false distress signal

NORFOLK, Va. — A Norfolk federal jury has convicted Larry L. Deffenbaugh, 59, formerly of Virginia Beach, Va., of conspiracy and communicating a false distress signal to the Coast Guard. Neil H. MacBride, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia made the announcement Thursday. Deffenbaugh was previously indicted on the federal charges, April 8, 2011 and is scheduled to be...

Virginia Beach man indicted for making false distress signal

NORFOLK, Va. – Neil H. MacBride, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, announced that a Norfolk federal grand jury has indicted Larry L. Deffenbaugh, 58, formerly of Virginia Beach, Va., Friday, for making a false distress signal to the United States Coast Guard.