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NEW YORK News: Amsterdam Felon, Nelson Rodriguez Pleads Guilty to Firearms Offenses

ALBANY, NEW YORK (STL.News) – Nelson Rodriguez, age 39, of Amsterdam, New York, pled guilty today to possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime and possession of a firearm by a felon. The announcement was made by United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith; Amsterdam Police Chief Gregory J. Culick; and John … Continue reading NEW YORK News: Amsterdam Felon, Nelson Rodriguez Pleads Guilty to Firearms Offenses

Alabama News: Mobile County Man, Simeon C. Taylor Receives 60 Months After Conviction for Conspiring to Steal Firearms

Alabama – United States Attorney Richard W. Moore of the Southern District of Alabama announces that Simeon C. Taylor, a 27 year old resident of Citronelle, Alabama was sentenced to 60 months incarceration for conspiring to receive, possess and steal firearms. On November 29, 2018, Taylor entered a guilty plea pursuant to a plea agreement … Continue reading Alabama News: Mobile County Man, Simeon C. Taylor Receives 60 Months After Conviction for Conspiring to Steal Firearms

Alaska News: Alaska Felon, Gregory Michael Christensen Sentenced for Illegal Possession of Firearms

Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that Gregory Michael Christensen, 45, of Haines, Alaska, was sentenced yesterday by Chief U.S. District Judge Timothy M. Burgess to serve five years in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for illegally possessing a firearm as a convicted felon. According to court documents, on … Continue reading Alaska News: Alaska Felon, Gregory Michael Christensen Sentenced for Illegal Possession of Firearms

NORTH CAROLINA News: Virginia Man, Steve Brantley Spence Charged With Use Of Firearms And Stolen Car In Relation To Attempted Crime Of Interstate Domestic Violence

Defendant had been arrested at Smith High School in Greensboro, N.C. U.S. Attorney Matt Martin announcing charges against Steve Brantley Spence with Greensboro Police Chief Wayne Scott and Dr. Tony Watlington of Guilford County Schools GREENSBORO, N.C. – A federal grand jury in Greensboro, North Carolina, returned a three count indictment charging Steve Brantley Spence … Continue reading NORTH CAROLINA News: Virginia Man, Steve Brantley Spence Charged With Use Of Firearms And Stolen Car In Relation To Attempted Crime Of Interstate Domestic Violence

Virginia News: NORFOLK, Desmond Littlejohn, Jury Convicts Man for Armed Robbery of Firearms Dealer

NORFOLK, Va. – A federal jury convicted a Norfolk man today on charges of robbery and brandishing a firearm during a robbery. According to court records and evidence presented at trial, Desmond Littlejohn, 33, and his co-conspirator robbed a firearm and ammunition dealer in Virginia Beach. On Oct. 9, 2017, the owner and an employee … Continue reading Virginia News: NORFOLK, Desmond Littlejohn, Jury Convicts Man for Armed Robbery of Firearms Dealer

VIRGINIA News: Abingdon, Patrick Steven Hyde, Husband Sentenced on Federal Charges—Wife to be Sentenced Later in March

Patrick Steven Hyde Sentenced to Federal Prison on Gun Charges Abingdon, VIRGINIA – A St. Paul, Virginia man, who illegally possessed more than a dozen firearms and thousands of rounds of ammunition, was sentenced yesterday to 71 months in federal prison, United States Attorney Thomas T. Cullen and Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced. … Continue reading VIRGINIA News: Abingdon, Patrick Steven Hyde, Husband Sentenced on Federal Charges—Wife to be Sentenced Later in March

Ohio News: Four from Toledo indicted in federal court for firearms crimes

Toledo, Ohio – Four men from Toledo were indicted for firearms crimes. Emanuel Riley, 27, and Sevario Whitaker, 36, were charged with with theft from a federal firearms licensee, possession of silencers not registered to them, possession of stolen firearms, and possession of firearms after being convicted of a felony. According to documents filed in the … Continue reading Ohio News: Four from Toledo indicted in federal court for firearms crimes

Ohio News: Akron man, Donyea Nelso indicted for stamping pills containing fentanyl and other drugs to look like Percocet, as well as firearms charges

Akron, Ohio. – An Akron man was indicted in federal court on fentanyl, firearms and other drug charges, as well as having an illegal pill press. Donyea Nelson, 42, was indicted on charges including possession of die used to manufacture a counterfeit substance, possession of equipment to manufacture a controlled substance, possession of a firearm in … Continue reading Ohio News: Akron man, Donyea Nelso indicted for stamping pills containing fentanyl and other drugs to look like Percocet, as well as firearms charges

United States | Four people indicted for firearms violations

United States – Four people were indicted in federal court for firearms crimes. Indicted are: Jevonn Goolsby, 29, of Akron; Seirgio Kindell, 30, of Canton; Charles E. Goode Jr., 37, of Lakewood, and Dwayne J. Wilson, 34, of Euclid. Goolsby is charged with being a felon in possession of ammunition. Goolsby possessed a Hi-Point C9 … Continue reading United States | Four people indicted for firearms violations

Vermont News: Rockingham Man, Randy Holmes Sentenced to 54 Months Imprisonment for Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin and Fentanyl and Unlawful Possession of Firearms

Vermont – The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont stated that Randy Holmes, 28, of Rockingham, Vermont, was sentenced on January 18, 2019, to 54 months imprisonment by United States District Court Chief Judge Geoffrey Crawford, in U.S. District Court in Burlington, Vermont. Judge Crawford also sentenced Holmes to a … Continue reading Vermont News: Rockingham Man, Randy Holmes Sentenced to 54 Months Imprisonment for Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin and Fentanyl and Unlawful Possession of Firearms

New Jersey News: Newark Man, Jamar Battle Convicted of Firearms Offense in Connection with Shooting of 5-Year-Old Girl

NEWARK, N.J. – A Newark man, previously convicted in state court of six felonies, was found guilty in federal court today of being a felon in possession of a handgun, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Jamar Battle, 31, was convicted after a three-day trial before U.S. District Judge William J. Martini in Newark of one … Continue reading New Jersey News: Newark Man, Jamar Battle Convicted of Firearms Offense in Connection with Shooting of 5-Year-Old Girl

New York News: Second Former Honduran Mayor Charged With Conspiring To Import Cocaine Into The United States And Related Firearms Offenses

Amilcar Alexander Ardon Soriano, former mayor of El Paraíso, Honduras, Charged with Crimes Relating to Large-Scale Drug Trafficking; Separate Charges Also Filed Against Mario Jose Calix Hernandez, an Alleged Co-Conspirator of Former Honduran Congressman J New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Christopher Tersigni, … Continue reading New York News: Second Former Honduran Mayor Charged With Conspiring To Import Cocaine Into The United States And Related Firearms Offenses

Ohio News: Westlake man indicted on charges he illegally accepted food stamps at Cleveland-area gas stations, laundered the profits, illegally had firearms, operated an unregulated slaughterhouse and polluted a stream by dumping animal blood in it

Westlake, Ohio – A Westlake man with a history of food stamp fraud was indicted on charges that he continued to illegally accept food stamps at seven Cleveland-area gas stations, laundered the profits, illegally had firearms, operated an unregulated slaughterhouse and polluted a stream by dumping animal blood and other fluids into it. Amin M. Salem, … Continue reading Ohio News: Westlake man indicted on charges he illegally accepted food stamps at Cleveland-area gas stations, laundered the profits, illegally had firearms, operated an unregulated slaughterhouse and polluted a stream by dumping animal blood in it

United States News: Seven people indicted for firearms crimes

United States – Seven people were indicted in federal court for firearms violations. They are: Justin A. McGeever, aka Jonor A. McGree, 30, of Cleveland Heights; Gabriel T. Williams, 35, of Cleveland; Marcus L. Lockett, 29, of Akron; Melvin Wright, 37, of Akron; Deshaun A. Jones, 39, of Columbus; Fuquawn Baldwin, 26, of Akron, and … Continue reading United States News: Seven people indicted for firearms crimes

Ohio News: Two Toledo men charged in federal court for stealing dozens of guns in firearms store burglary

Oregon, Ohio – Two Toledo men were charged in federal court after allegedly stealing dozens of guns from a firearms store in Oregon, Ohio. Emmanuel Riley, 27, and Sevario Whitaker, 36, were each charged with theft from a federal firearms licensee and possession of a stolen firearm. “These defendants are accused of breaking into a … Continue reading Ohio News: Two Toledo men charged in federal court for stealing dozens of guns in firearms store burglary

Ohio News: Mexican citizen, Brian Isael Velazquez-Mata living in Massillon indicted for attempting to illegally ship eight firearms and ammunition from Canton to Laredo, Texas

Massillon, Ohio – A Mexican citizen living in Massillon was indicted for attempting to illegally ship eight firearms and ammunition from Canton to Laredo, Texas. Brian Isael Velazquez-Mata, 24, was indicted on one count of delivery of firearms and ammunition to common carrier without written notice for transportation or shipment in interstate commerce to unlicensed person. … Continue reading Ohio News: Mexican citizen, Brian Isael Velazquez-Mata living in Massillon indicted for attempting to illegally ship eight firearms and ammunition from Canton to Laredo, Texas

South Carolina News: Piedmont Felon, Alfred Wayne Cash, Jr. Sentenced to Over 8 Years in Federal Prison for Possession of Firearms and Ammunition

Greenville, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Alfred Wayne Cash, Jr., age 57, of Piedmont, South Carolina, was sentenced in federal court for being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition. United States District Court Judge Bruce H. Hendricks of Greenville accepted Cash’s guilty plea and imposed a sentence … Continue reading South Carolina News: Piedmont Felon, Alfred Wayne Cash, Jr. Sentenced to Over 8 Years in Federal Prison for Possession of Firearms and Ammunition

Ohio News: Canton man, Jeremy Pleasant with history of firearms and gang violence sentenced to nearly six years in prison for having loaded gun

Canton, Ohio – A Canton man with a history of firearms and gang violence was sentenced to nearly six years in prison for having a firearm. Jeremy Pleasant, 35, was sentenced to 70 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Dan Polster. Pleasant previously pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm … Continue reading Ohio News: Canton man, Jeremy Pleasant with history of firearms and gang violence sentenced to nearly six years in prison for having loaded gun

Ohio News: Toledo couple indicted for conspiracy to use explosives and firearms to kill and injure others

Toledo, Ohio – A Toledo couple was indicted in federal court for their roles in a conspiracy to use explosives and firearms to kill and injure others. Elizabeth Lecron, 23, and Vincent Armstrong, 23, were each indicted on one count of conspiracy to transport or receive an explosive with intent to kill, injure or intimidate any … Continue reading Ohio News: Toledo couple indicted for conspiracy to use explosives and firearms to kill and injure others

Iowa News: Davenport Man, Corey Alan Taylor Sentenced to 210 Months in Prison for Methamphetamine and Firearms Offenses

DAVENPORT, Iowa – On December 18, 2018, Corey Alan Taylor, age 30, of Davenport, was sentenced by United States District Court Chief Judge John A. Jarvey to 210 months in prison to be followed by five years of supervised release for methamphetamine and firearms charges announced United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum. Taylor was arrested after … Continue reading Iowa News: Davenport Man, Corey Alan Taylor Sentenced to 210 Months in Prison for Methamphetamine and Firearms Offenses

Iowa News: Davenport Man, Nathaniel Charles Rockwood Sentenced to 210 Months in Prison for Federal Firearms Offense

DAVENPORT, Iowa – On December 26, 2018, Nathaniel Charles Rockwood, age 42, of Davenport, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Rebecca Goodgame Ebinger to 210 months in prison to be followed by five years of supervised release for unlawful possession of a firearm, announced United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum. Law enforcement made contact … Continue reading Iowa News: Davenport Man, Nathaniel Charles Rockwood Sentenced to 210 Months in Prison for Federal Firearms Offense

West Virginia News: Charleston Man, Michael D. Williams Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms Charge

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Charleston man pled guilty to a federal firearms charge, said United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Michael D. Williams, 49, pled guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. Williams was on supervised release for a prior federal conviction for conspiracy to commit arson. The investigation was conducted by the … Continue reading West Virginia News: Charleston Man, Michael D. Williams Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms Charge

West Virginia News: CHARLESTON, Two Men Sentenced for Illegally Possessing Firearms

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Two men were sentenced by Senior United States District Judge David A. Faber for illegally possessing firearms, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. “We are prosecuting prohibited persons for illegally possessing firearms in every corner of the District,” said United States Attorney Mike Stuart. “And the number of firearms cases we have … Continue reading West Virginia News: CHARLESTON, Two Men Sentenced for Illegally Possessing Firearms

United States News: Men from Cleveland, Canton and Garfield Heights indicted on firearms charges

Three people were indicted in federal court for firearms crimes. United States – Riccardo D. Harris, 35, of Canton, was charged being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. Harris had a Smith & Wesson .40-caliber pistol and ammunition on Oct. 19, despite a previous conviction for aggravated robbery, according to the indictment. … Continue reading United States News: Men from Cleveland, Canton and Garfield Heights indicted on firearms charges

Vermont News: Connecticut Man, Anthony Mickens Sentenced to 60 Months Imprisonment for Conspiracy to Distribute Drugs in Chittenden County and Unlawful Possession of Firearms

Vermont – The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont stated that Anthony Mickens (a.k.a. “K”), 26, of Hartford, Connecticut, was sentenced yesterday to 60 months imprisonment by United States District Court Judge Christina Reiss, in U.S. District Court in Burlington, Vermont. Judge Reiss also sentenced Mickens to a three-year period … Continue reading Vermont News: Connecticut Man, Anthony Mickens Sentenced to 60 Months Imprisonment for Conspiracy to Distribute Drugs in Chittenden County and Unlawful Possession of Firearms

Connecticut News: Prospect Man, FRANK MOSS Charged with Illegally Purchasing and Possessing 11 Firearms

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that a federal grand jury in Hartford has returned a 15-count indictment charging FRANK MOSS, 31, of Prospect, with offenses related to the illegal purchase and possession of firearms. The indictment was returned on December 4, 2018. Moss appeared today … Continue reading Connecticut News: Prospect Man, FRANK MOSS Charged with Illegally Purchasing and Possessing 11 Firearms

Louisiana News: Three felons plead guilty for possessing firearms

SHREVEPORT/ALEXANDRIA/LAKE CHARLES, La. – United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced that three felons pleaded guilty last week for possession of firearms. Shreveport Felon Pleads Guilty to Possessing Semi-Automatic Pistol SHREVEPORT – Dennis Lee Richardson, 29, of Shreveport, pleaded guilty on December 11, 2018 before U.S. District Judge S. Maurice Hicks Jr. to one count … Continue reading Louisiana News: Three felons plead guilty for possessing firearms

Illinois News: Chicago Man, JYMIL CAMPBELL Sentenced to Six and a Half Years for Illegally Selling More Than a Dozen Firearms

CHICAGO, Is. — A convicted felon from Chicago has been sentenced to six and a half years in federal prison for illegally selling more than a dozen handguns and rifles. JYMIL CAMPBELL, 31, sold ten handguns, three rifles, and four large-capacity magazines during a nine-month period that ended with his arrest in the summer of … Continue reading Illinois News: Chicago Man, JYMIL CAMPBELL Sentenced to Six and a Half Years for Illegally Selling More Than a Dozen Firearms

South Carolina News: Lancaster Resident, Brandon Shane Polston Sentence to 10 Years in Federal Prison After Being Found In Possession of Firearms Stolen from National Guard Armory

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Brandon Shane Polston, age 33, of Lancaster, South Carolina, was sentenced in federal court after pleading guilty in July to being a felon in possession of firearms and to possession of machineguns and destructive device not registered to him in the National … Continue reading South Carolina News: Lancaster Resident, Brandon Shane Polston Sentence to 10 Years in Federal Prison After Being Found In Possession of Firearms Stolen from National Guard Armory

Louisiana News: Tickfaw Man, ZETRICK JONES Charged With Drug Trafficking and Firearms Offenses

NEW ORLEANS, La. – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that ZETRICK JONES, age 34, of Tickfaw, Louisiana, was indicted yesterday by a federal grand jury on one count of conspiring to distribute heroin and methamphetamine in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1), (b)(1)(C), and 846; one count of possessing with the intent to distribute … Continue reading Louisiana News: Tickfaw Man, ZETRICK JONES Charged With Drug Trafficking and Firearms Offenses