Federal Prosecutors

Kansas News: WICHITA, Federal Prosecutors Targeting Violent Crime In Wichita, Garden City

WICHITA, KAN. – Federal prosecutors are teaming up with local and state law enforcement agencies to target violent crime in Wichita and Garden City, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said today. The Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) initiative will prioritize federal prosecutions of repeat offenders and convicted criminals who carry firearms in the two cities, where violent … Continue reading Kansas News: WICHITA, Federal Prosecutors Targeting Violent Crime In Wichita, Garden City

North Carolina News: CHARLOTTE,U.S. Attorney’s Office To Hire Three Federal Prosecutors Following Newly-Allocated Positions Announced By The Justice Department

Two AUSAs Will Focus on Violent Crime Prosecutions & One Will Be Assigned to the Affirmative Civil Enforcement Unit CHARLOTTE, N.C. – United States Attorney R. Andrew Murray announced today that the Western District of North Carolina will hire three Assistant U.S. Attorneys (AUSAs), following an announcement by the Justice Department regarding newly-allocated AUSA positions. … Continue reading North Carolina News: CHARLOTTE,U.S. Attorney’s Office To Hire Three Federal Prosecutors Following Newly-Allocated Positions Announced By The Justice Department

NEWARK, N.J. | Prosecutors say officer assaulted hospital patient

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey police officer took part in the assault of a patient at a hospital and recorded another assault of the same patient on his cellphone, then didn’t report either incident. Paterson Officer Roger Then was arrested Wednesday and charged with conspiring to violate the patient’s civil rights … Continue reading NEWARK, N.J. | Prosecutors say officer assaulted hospital patient

LOS ANGELES | Man tied to California blast victim freed, charge dropped

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California man arrested on suspicion of having explosives after a blast killed his ex-girlfriend at her day spa has walked free after a judge dismissed a charge against him, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. Stephen Beal was released from jail Sunday — a day after a judge approved prosecutors’ request … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Man tied to California blast victim freed, charge dropped

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | US files plea deal in deadly Florida airport shooting

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have filed court documents in which an Alaska man agrees to plead guilty to a Florida airport shooting rampage that killed five people and wounded six last year. The agreement filed Monday says that 28-year-old Esteban Santiago will plead guilty to 11 of the 22 counts against him. … Continue reading FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | US files plea deal in deadly Florida airport shooting

SACRAMENTO, Calif.| Backpage.com, CEO plead guilty to state, US charges

SACRAMENTO, Calif.| April 12, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The chief executive of a website that authorities have dubbed a lucrative nationwide “online brothel” pleaded guilty Thursday to state and federal charges including conspiracy and money laundering, and agreed to testify in ongoing prosecutions against others at Backpage.com, authorities said. Federal prosecutors say that Backpage brought in a … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif.| Backpage.com, CEO plead guilty to state, US charges

NEW HAVEN, Conn | Actor T.J. Miller charged with making bomb report on train

NEW HAVEN, Conn.| April 10, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Actor T.J. Miller has been charged with calling 911 to falsely claim that a woman on the same train as him had a bomb in her luggage. Federal prosecutors in Connecticut say Miller was released on $100,000 bond after an initial appearance in federal court in New … Continue reading NEW HAVEN, Conn | Actor T.J. Miller charged with making bomb report on train

Sessions: US prosecutors won’t take on small-time pot cases

WASHINGTON /March 10, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Federal prosecutors won’t take on small-time marijuana cases, despite the Justice Department’s decision to lift an Obama-era policy that discouraged U.S. authorities from cracking down on the pot trade in states where the drug is legal, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Saturday. Federal law enforcement lacks the resources to take … Continue reading Sessions: US prosecutors won’t take on small-time pot cases