firearms

WASHINGTON News: Maryland Man, James Venable Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Narcotics While Possessing Firearms

Defendant Was Arrested Twice Possessing a Loaded Firearm and Packaged Narcotics WASHINGTON – James Venable, 40, of Temple Hills, Md., pled guilty today to federal firearms and narcotics offenses. The announcement was made by U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu, Thomas L. Chittum III, Special Agent in Charge of the Washington Field Division of the U.S. … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: Maryland Man, James Venable Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Narcotics While Possessing Firearms

New Mexico News: Navajo Man, Neddanyl Sims from San Juan County Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault and Firearms Charges

Plea Agreement Recommends Imposition of Six Year Prison Sentence ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Neddanyl Sims, 27, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation who resides in Nenahnezad, N.M., pled guilty yesterday in federal court in Albuquerque, N.M., to assault and firearms charges. Sims entered the plea under a plea agreement that recommends he be sentenced to … Continue reading New Mexico News: Navajo Man, Neddanyl Sims from San Juan County Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault and Firearms Charges

New Mexico News: Felon from Silver City, Christopher Murillo Pleads Guilty to Federal Heroin Trafficking and Firearms Charges

Case Prosecuted as Part of HOPE Initiative which Seeks to Reduce the Number of Opioid-Related Deaths in New Mexico ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Christopher Murillo, 38, of Silver City, N.M., pled guilty yesterday in federal court in Las Cruces, N.M., to a heroin trafficking charge and being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. Murillo … Continue reading New Mexico News: Felon from Silver City, Christopher Murillo Pleads Guilty to Federal Heroin Trafficking and Firearms Charges

Virginia News: Opinion: Protecting Americans from Violent Offenders

Virginia – As we enter the 2018 midterm season and the attendant legislative interregnum, Congress can and should take bipartisan action to protect us from repeat violent offenders. In 1984, President Reagan signed into law the Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA). Under the ACCA, felons convicted of unlawfully possessing a firearm face a mandatory minimum … Continue reading Virginia News: Opinion: Protecting Americans from Violent Offenders

South Carolina News: Charleston Felon Sentenced to 30 Months Imprisonment for Firearms and Marijuana Distribution Charges

Charleston, South Carolina –  United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated that Charles Baldwin Wilson, age 36, of Charleston, was sentenced in federal court in Charleston for Possession of Firearms by a Convicted Felon, and Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, in violation of Title 18 U.S.C. § 922(g) and Title 21 U.S.C. § 841(b)(1)(D). … Continue reading South Carolina News: Charleston Felon Sentenced to 30 Months Imprisonment for Firearms and Marijuana Distribution Charges

Virginia News: Milwaukee, Ten Defendants Charged in Nationwide Marijuana and Money Laundering Conspiracy

Milwaukee, Virginia – United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger announced today that the following ten defendants have been charged in federal court with offenses related to nationwide conspiracies to distribute marijuana and commit money laundering: Name Age Residence Robert K. Malkin 62 Oxnard, CA Seth C. Jacobs 28 Alexandria, VA Lev B. Reys 38 Valley … Continue reading Virginia News: Milwaukee, Ten Defendants Charged in Nationwide Marijuana and Money Laundering Conspiracy

Tennessee News: Clarksville Man, Elique Camacho Facing Federal Charges After Shooting at Police Officers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – July 26, 2018 – Elique Camacho, 21, of Clarksville, Tennessee, was indicted yesterday by a federal grand jury for possessing a firearm after being convicted of a crime of domestic violence, announced U.S. Attorney Don Cochran for the Middle District of Tennessee. “This is another example where someone committed an act of … Continue reading Tennessee News: Clarksville Man, Elique Camacho Facing Federal Charges After Shooting at Police Officers

Virginia News: NORFOLK, Earlon Mitchell, Previously Convicted Felon Indicted for Firearms Crime

NORFOLK, Va. – A federal grand jury returned an indictment yesterday charging a Norfolk man with being a felon in possession of a firearm. According to allegations in the indictment, Earlon Mitchell, 29, is a convicted felon who illegally possessed a Kel-Tec 9mm Luger caliber semi-automatic handgun. On March 29, two Norfolk police officers approached … Continue reading Virginia News: NORFOLK, Earlon Mitchell, Previously Convicted Felon Indicted for Firearms Crime