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WEST VIRGINIA News: Tucker County man, Richard Lee Hollobaugh sentenced for firearms charge

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Richard Lee Hollobaugh, of Parsons, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 24 months incarceration for a firearms charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. Hollobaugh, age 33, pled guilty to one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm” in August 2018. Hollobaugh, having previously been convicted of four felonies, admitted to … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: Tucker County man, Richard Lee Hollobaugh sentenced for firearms charge

FLORIDA News: TALLAHASSEE, Tallahassee City Commissioner and Political Consultant Charged in Racketeering Conspiracy

TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – Tallahassee City Commissioner Scott Charles Maddox, 50, and Tallahassee political consultant Janice Paige Carter-Smith, 53, both of Tallahassee, have been indicted in a forty-four count indictment for conspiring to operate a racketeering enterprise that engaged in acts of bank fraud, extortion, honest services fraud, and bribery. Maddox and Carter-Smith are also charged … Continue reading FLORIDA News: TALLAHASSEE, Tallahassee City Commissioner and Political Consultant Charged in Racketeering Conspiracy

Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Eighth Massachusetts State Trooper Arrested

Two Previously Charged Retired State Troopers Agree to Plead Guilty BOSTON, Ms. – A Massachusetts State Police Trooper was arrested and charged today, and two previously charged retired State Troopers agreed to plead guilty in connection with the ongoing investigation of overtime abuse at the Massachusetts State Police (MSP). Heath McAuliffe, 40, of Hopkinton, was … Continue reading Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Eighth Massachusetts State Trooper Arrested

WEST VIRGINIA News: Randolph County man, Robert C. Ard sentenced for making a destructive device

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Robert C. Ard, of Elkins, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 24 months incarceration for charge involving a homemade explosive device found in his home, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. Ard, age 54, pled guilty to one count of “Making an Unlawful Firearm” in August 2018. Ard admitted to making … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: Randolph County man, Robert C. Ard sentenced for making a destructive device

New Jersey News: Atlantic County Man, Corey Sutor Admits Health Care Fraud Conspiracy

CAMDEN, N.J. – An Atlantic County, New Jersey, man today admitted defrauding New Jersey state health benefits programs out of millions of dollars by submitting fraudulent claims for medically unnecessary prescriptions, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Corey Sutor, 37, of Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, a Ventnor firefighter, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Robert … Continue reading New Jersey News: Atlantic County Man, Corey Sutor Admits Health Care Fraud Conspiracy

Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Derek Webb, Renewal Escapee Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A resident of Pittsburgh, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court to 15 months’ imprisonment on his conviction of escape from custody, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. United States District Judge Nora Barry Fischer imposed the sentence on Derek Webb, 54. According to information presented to the court, on … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Derek Webb, Renewal Escapee Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison

Missouri News: KC Man, Derron D. Nevels, Charged After Shooting Female Z-Trip Driver at Least 20 Times During Robbery

KANSAS CITY, MO – A Kansas City, Missouri man was charged in federal court today for the armed robbery of a female Z-Trip driver who was shot at least 20 times. Derron D. Nevels, also known as “Ronnie,” 18, was charged in a two-count complaint filed in the U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Mo.  … Continue reading Missouri News: KC Man, Derron D. Nevels, Charged After Shooting Female Z-Trip Driver at Least 20 Times During Robbery

Ohio News: Toledo man, Vincent S. Armstrong was charged with making false statements following search of his home and car

Toledo, Oo. – A Toledo man was charged with making false statements. Vincent S. Armstrong, 23, was charged in U.S. District Court with one count of providing false statements to a law enforcement officer. The charge was announced by United States Attorney Justin Herdman, FBI Assistant Special Agent in Charge Jeff Fortunato and Toledo Police … Continue reading Ohio News: Toledo man, Vincent S. Armstrong was charged with making false statements following search of his home and car