Federal

Texas News: CORPUS CHRISTI, Christopher Escobedo, “Porch Pirate” Heads to Federal Prison for Stealing Packages

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A 38-year-old Corpus Christi man has been ordered to federal prison following his conviction of possessing stolen mail, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick along with Postal Inspector in Charge Adrian Gonzalez of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS). Christopher Escobedo pleaded guilty March 29, 2018. Today, U.S. Circuit Judge Gregg … Continue reading Texas News: CORPUS CHRISTI, Christopher Escobedo, “Porch Pirate” Heads to Federal Prison for Stealing Packages

Idaho News: BOISE, Thirteen Gang Members and Associates Indicted in Federal Court

BOISE, Idaho – A federal grand jury indicted thirteen members and associates of the Aryan Knights and Severely Violent Criminals gangs for crimes including drug distribution, conspiracy, and unlawful possession of firearms, U.S. Attorney Bart M. Davis announced.  The charges stem from an investigation by the Treasure Valley Metro Violent Crimes Task Force. The indicted defendants … Continue reading Idaho News: BOISE, Thirteen Gang Members and Associates Indicted in Federal Court

Texas News: 30 Years in Federal Prison for Fort Worth Man Convicted of Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child

Texas – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that Ira Alan Arias, age 42, of Fort Worth, Texas, and Sisseton, South Dakota, was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison following a federal jury’s guilty verdicts on three counts of Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child. U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange pronounced the sentence … Continue reading Texas News: 30 Years in Federal Prison for Fort Worth Man Convicted of Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child

Texas News: TYLER, Smith County Woman, Shelly Hunter Guilty of Federal Violations

TYLER, Texas – A 47-year-old Whitehouse, Texas woman has pleaded guilty to federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown today. Shelly Hunter pleaded guilty to interstate transport of stolen funds before U.S. Magistrate Judge K. Nicole Mitchell on July 16, 2018. According to information presented in court, from … Continue reading Texas News: TYLER, Smith County Woman, Shelly Hunter Guilty of Federal Violations

New Mexico News: ALBUQUERQUE, Tucson Immigration Attorney Indicted on Federal Mail Fraud and Forgery Charges

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Marivel Cantu-Madril, 40, of Oro Valley, Ariz., was arraigned today in federal court in Tucson, Ariz., on an indictment charging her with mail fraud and forging judicial signatures.  Cantu-Madril entered a not guilty plea during the arraignment hearing and was released on conditions of release pending trial, which has not been scheduled. … Continue reading New Mexico News: ALBUQUERQUE, Tucson Immigration Attorney Indicted on Federal Mail Fraud and Forgery Charges

Texas News: Man, Charles M. Gilmore Jr Sentenced for Threatening Federal Judge

HOUSTON,Texas – A 45-year-old man has received additional prison time for threatening to kill a Texas federal judge, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. Charles M. Gilmore Jr., a former resident of Missouri, pleaded guilty Feb. 20, 2018. Today, Chief U.S. District Judge Lee H. Rosenthal handed Gilmore a 120-month sentence.  The sentence will begin … Continue reading Texas News: Man, Charles M. Gilmore Jr Sentenced for Threatening Federal Judge

New Mexico News: Previously Convicted Sex Offender, James Highfield from Albuquerque Arraigned on Federal Child Pornography Charges

If Convicted, James Highfield Faces Enhanced Penalty of Statutory Mandatory Minimum of 35 Years to Life Imprisonment Due to Prior Sex Offense Convictions; Prosecution Brought Under Project Safe Childhood ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – James Highfield, 63, of Albuquerque, N.M., was arraigned this morning in federal court on an indictment charging him with child pornography offenses and … Continue reading New Mexico News: Previously Convicted Sex Offender, James Highfield from Albuquerque Arraigned on Federal Child Pornography Charges

Colorado News: Denver Man, Richard Canada Sentenced to 10 Years In Federal Prison For Bank Robbery

Defendant robbed three banks in the Metro Denver area DENVER ,CO. – Richard Canada, age 67, of Denver, Colorado, was sentenced by Chief U.S. District Court Judge Marcia S. Krieger to serve 120 months (10 years) in federal prison after earlier pleading guilty to three counts of bank robbery, announced U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer and FBI … Continue reading Colorado News: Denver Man, Richard Canada Sentenced to 10 Years In Federal Prison For Bank Robbery