Andrew Murray

North Carolina News: Tennessee Man, Michael Christopher Estes Is Sentenced To Prison For Unlawful Possession Of Explosive Material At The Asheville Regional Airport

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Michael Christopher Estes, 47, formerly of Tazewell, Tennessee, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Max O. Cogburn, Jr. to 46 months in prison and two years of supervised release for unlawful possession of explosive material, in connection with the October 2017 incident at the Asheville Regional Airport, announced Andrew Murray, U.S. … Continue reading North Carolina News: Tennessee Man, Michael Christopher Estes Is Sentenced To Prison For Unlawful Possession Of Explosive Material At The Asheville Regional Airport

North Carolina News: ASHEVILLE, Derek Shawn Pendergraft, Superseding Indictment Charges Asheville Man With First Degree Murder And Aggravated Sexual Abuse Resulting In Death

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – A superseding criminal bill of indictment was returned on December 4, 2018, by a federal grand jury, charging Derek Shawn Pendergraft, 21, of Asheville, N.C., with one count of first degree murder and two counts of aggravated sexual abuse resulting in the death of his Pisgah Inn co-worker, Sara Ellis, announced Andrew … Continue reading North Carolina News: ASHEVILLE, Derek Shawn Pendergraft, Superseding Indictment Charges Asheville Man With First Degree Murder And Aggravated Sexual Abuse Resulting In Death

North Carolina News: Swain Co. Man, Shane McKinley Swimmer Charged With Murder In Indian Country

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – United States Attorney Andrew Murray announced today that a federal grand jury sitting in Asheville has charged Shane McKinley Swimmer, 18, of Cherokee, N.C., with first degree murder in Indian Country. John A. Strong, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Charlotte Division, and Chief Doug Pheasant of … Continue reading North Carolina News: Swain Co. Man, Shane McKinley Swimmer Charged With Murder In Indian Country

North Carolina News: CHARLOTTE, Anthony Lamont Caldwell, Armed Bank Robber Is Sentenced To More Than 23 Years

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – U.S. Attorney Andrew Murray announced that Anthony Lamont Caldwell, 49, of Charlotte, was sentenced yesterday afternoon to 284 months in prison on armed bank robbery and firearms charges. John A. Strong, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in North Carolina, and Chief Kerr Putney of the Charlotte Mecklenburg … Continue reading North Carolina News: CHARLOTTE, Anthony Lamont Caldwell, Armed Bank Robber Is Sentenced To More Than 23 Years

North Carolina News: CHARLOTTE, Record Breaking 29,992 Pounds Of Prescription Drugs Collected In North Carolina During 16th National Take-Back Day

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – U.S. Attorney Andrew Murray announced today that 29,992 pounds of unwanted, unused or expired medications were collected across North Carolina during the 16th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which was held on Saturday, October 27, 2018. This is the highest total collected in North Carolina since the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) began … Continue reading North Carolina News: CHARLOTTE, Record Breaking 29,992 Pounds Of Prescription Drugs Collected In North Carolina During 16th National Take-Back Day

North Carolina News: Federal Opioid Reduction Task Force Initiative Leads To 76 Arrests In North Carolina Indian Country

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – A major law enforcement operation targeting drug trafficking in and around Indian Country in North Carolina has resulted in the arrest of more than 75 individuals on federal, state and tribal charges, announced Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke and Andrew Murray, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. The undercover … Continue reading North Carolina News: Federal Opioid Reduction Task Force Initiative Leads To 76 Arrests In North Carolina Indian Country

North Carolina News: New York Man, Rudolph Carryl Is Indicted For Scamming North Carolina Victims In Investment Fraud Scheme While He Was Being Prosecuted For Similar Scam In Another State

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – U.S. Attorney Andrew Murray announced today that Rudolph Carryl, 67, of Oyster Bay, N.Y., has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of securities fraud, wire fraud, and money laundering. The federal indictment was filed under seal on August 22, 2018, and was unsealed yesterday after Carryl’s initial appearance in … Continue reading North Carolina News: New York Man, Rudolph Carryl Is Indicted For Scamming North Carolina Victims In Investment Fraud Scheme While He Was Being Prosecuted For Similar Scam In Another State

North Carolina News: Buncombe Co. Man, Timothy Lane Plemmons Sentenced To More Than 11 Years On Drug Charges

Defendant Distributed Methamphetamine while on Probation for State Offenses ASHEVILLE, N.C. – U.S. Attorney Andrew Murray announced today that Timothy Lane Plemmons, 35, of Fairview, N.C. was sentenced to 138 months in prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. U.S. District Judge Martin Reidinger also sentenced Plemmons to five years of supervised release upon … Continue reading North Carolina News: Buncombe Co. Man, Timothy Lane Plemmons Sentenced To More Than 11 Years On Drug Charges