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WASHINGTON News: Two District Men Sentenced to Prison Terms for Crime Spree in the District of Columbia and Maryland

Defendants Stole Car and Committed Armed Robberies, Then Crashed Vehicle in Northeast Washington WASHINGTON – David Sutton, 22, and Dacquan Gregory, 20, both of Washington, D.C., were sentenced today to prison terms on charges stemming from a broad daylight, 100-minute crime spree that included the theft of a car and three armed robberies and that … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: Two District Men Sentenced to Prison Terms for Crime Spree in the District of Columbia and Maryland

Connecticut News: Bridgeport Man, TALVIN HINTON Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Charge Related to Investigation of Stratford Overdose Death

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that, on November 13, 2018, TALVIN HINTON, 42, of Bridgeport, pleaded guilty in Bridgeport federal court to one count of distribution of heroin. This matter stems from an ongoing statewide initiative targeting narcotics dealers who distribute heroin, fentanyl or opioids … Continue reading Connecticut News: Bridgeport Man, TALVIN HINTON Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Charge Related to Investigation of Stratford Overdose Death

Connecticut News: THOMAS M. MURTHA, Former Connecticut Attorney Sentenced to More Than 6 Years in Prison for Stealing Nearly $2 Million

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that THOMAS M. MURTHA, 62, of Birmingham, Michigan and formerly of Newtown, Connecticut, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Michael P. Shea in Hartford to 78 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for stealing nearly $2 … Continue reading Connecticut News: THOMAS M. MURTHA, Former Connecticut Attorney Sentenced to More Than 6 Years in Prison for Stealing Nearly $2 Million

Maryland News: Greenbelt, Byung Il Bang, Former COO Of Montgomery County Department Of Economic Development Pleads Guilty To Federal Wire Fraud And Tax Charges For Embezzling More Than $6.7 Million In County Funds

Did Not Report Any of the Stolen Money as Income on His Individual Tax Returns, Resulting in More Than $2.3 Million in Taxes Owed Greenbelt, Maryland – Byung Il Bang, a/k/a Peter Bang, age 59, of Germantown, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to wire fraud and making false statements on his tax returns, in connection with … Continue reading Maryland News: Greenbelt, Byung Il Bang, Former COO Of Montgomery County Department Of Economic Development Pleads Guilty To Federal Wire Fraud And Tax Charges For Embezzling More Than $6.7 Million In County Funds

Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Dylan Michael Poole, Criminal Complaint Filed Against McCandless Man Caught by FBI while Intending to Rob 4th Bank in 8 Days

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Dylan Michael Poole, 24, of McCandless, Pa., has been charged by criminal complaint with robbing three area banks and attempting to rob a fourth bank, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. Poole was arrested on Nov. 15, 2018 after entering the PNC Bank in Latrobe, Pa. FBI investigators found on … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Dylan Michael Poole, Criminal Complaint Filed Against McCandless Man Caught by FBI while Intending to Rob 4th Bank in 8 Days

WASHINGTON News: District Man Sentenced to More Than 16 Years in Prison For Sexually Assaulting Stepdaughter

Abuse Began When Child Was 10, Continued for Years WASHINGTON – A 39-year-old man, from Washington, D.C., was sentenced today to 16 years and eight months in prison on a charge stemming from years of sexual abuse against his stepdaughter, beginning when she was only 10 years old, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu. The … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man Sentenced to More Than 16 Years in Prison For Sexually Assaulting Stepdaughter

New York News: Brooklyn, Two Alleged Associates of Gambino Organized Crime Family Indicted for Arson and Extortion

Defendants Charged with Setting Fire to Victim’s Car to Induce Protection Payment Brooklyn, N.Y. – An indictment was unsealed today in federal court in Brooklyn charging Peter Tuccio and Jonathan Gurino with arson and arson conspiracy, extortion and extortion conspiracy and using fire to commit a felony. The defendants were arrested today and are scheduled … Continue reading New York News: Brooklyn, Two Alleged Associates of Gambino Organized Crime Family Indicted for Arson and Extortion

Nebraska News: Omaha, Deshawn Trent, Motel Room Search Results in Federal Felony Drug Conviction and 81-Month Prison Sentence

Omaha, Nebraska – United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced today that on November 13, 2018, United States District Judge Robert F. Rossiter, Jr., sentenced Deshawn Trent to a term of imprisonment of 81 months, to be served in the U.S. Bureau of Prisons. Trent pleaded guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine, a felony … Continue reading Nebraska News: Omaha, Deshawn Trent, Motel Room Search Results in Federal Felony Drug Conviction and 81-Month Prison Sentence