Grand Jury

ATF News: Federal Grand Jury Indicts Long Beach Man on Four Felony Offenses Related to Aliso Viejo Spa Bombing that Killed His Ex-Girlfriend

SANTA ANA, CA (STL.News) – A federal grand jury today issued a four-count indictment against a Long Beach man for his role in the May 15, 2018 bombing of the Magyar Kozmetica spa in Aliso Viejo that killed the man’s ex-girlfriend and seriously injured two other people. Stephen William Beal, 59, who was arrested earlier … Continue reading ATF News: Federal Grand Jury Indicts Long Beach Man on Four Felony Offenses Related to Aliso Viejo Spa Bombing that Killed His Ex-Girlfriend

Georgia News: MACON, Timothy Wayne Giles, Federal Grand Jury Indicts Defendant On Bankruptcy Fraud Charges

MACON, Ga. – An Albany man was indicted on bankruptcy fraud charges this month by a federal grand jury, said Charles “Charlie” Peeler, the United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia. Timothy Wayne Giles, 39, of Albany, GA was indicted on one count of False Bankruptcy Declaration for allegedly making false statements in … Continue reading Georgia News: MACON, Timothy Wayne Giles, Federal Grand Jury Indicts Defendant On Bankruptcy Fraud Charges

Illinois News: CHICAGO, ABRAHAM KISWANI, Federal Grand Jury Indicts Businessman on Tax Evasion Charges

CHICAGO, Illinois — A federal grand jury in Chicago has indicted a businessman on tax evasion charges for allegedly scheming to evade personal income taxes for three years. As the owner of the security firm World Security Bureau, ABRAHAM KISWANI, also known as “Ibriham Kiswani,” willfully failed to pay the full amount of taxes on his … Continue reading Illinois News: CHICAGO, ABRAHAM KISWANI, Federal Grand Jury Indicts Businessman on Tax Evasion Charges

Alabama News: Four Postal Employees Indicted for Various Crimes in Connection with the Distribution of Marijuana

Alabama – United States Attorney Richard W. Moore of the Southern District of Alabama announced that four employees of the United States Postal Service were indicted for various crimes in connection with the distribution of marijuana. On November 27, 2018, Unterria J. Rogers, a 33 year old resident of Mobile was indicted in two cases … Continue reading Alabama News: Four Postal Employees Indicted for Various Crimes in Connection with the Distribution of Marijuana

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Manafort testified before grand jury twice

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the special counsel’s Russia investigation (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Court documents say former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort testified before a grand jury on two occasions as part of his plea deal. Prosecutors from special counsel Robert Mueller’s office have accused Manafort of violating the agreement by lying to … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Manafort testified before grand jury twice

Tennessee News: KNOXVILLE, D’Marko Vernell King, Federal Grand Jury Indicts Michigan Resident for Fentanyl Possession With Intent to Distribute

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – On December 4, 2018, a federal grand jury in Knoxville returned a one-count indictment against D’Marko Vernell King, 30, of Detroit, Michigan. This case has not yet been set for trial. The indictment, on file with the U.S. District Court, alleges that King possessed, with intent to distribute, four hundred (400) grams … Continue reading Tennessee News: KNOXVILLE, D’Marko Vernell King, Federal Grand Jury Indicts Michigan Resident for Fentanyl Possession With Intent to Distribute

DALLAS | Grand jury: Dallas officer’s shooting of neighbor was murder

DALLAS — A white former Dallas police officer was indicted on a murder charge Friday, nearly three months after she fatally shot an unarmed black neighbor whose apartment she said she entered by mistake, believing it to be her own. Amber Guyger told fellow officers that she opened fire when Botham Jean appeared in the … Continue reading DALLAS | Grand jury: Dallas officer’s shooting of neighbor was murder

WASHINGTON | Appeals court hears argument that Mueller probe is invalid

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court heard arguments Thursday about whether special counsel Robert Mueller’s appointment to lead the Russia investigation was constitutional. The case was brought by Andrew Miller, a former aide to longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone, because he doesn’t want to testify before a grand jury as part of the investigation into … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Appeals court hears argument that Mueller probe is invalid

Connecticut News: ARNO SMITH, Grand Jury Indicts Hartford Man for Carjacking Offense

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that a grand jury sitting in Hartford returned an indictment today charging ARNO SMITH, 56, of Hartford, with carjacking. The indictment alleges that, on July 26, 2018, Smith used threats of violence to steal a 2006 Honda Accord from a victim … Continue reading Connecticut News: ARNO SMITH, Grand Jury Indicts Hartford Man for Carjacking Offense

WASHINGTON News: District Woman, Shadashia Gillis Pleads Guilty to Perjury For Lying to Grand Jury in Homicide Investigation

Defendant Was An Important Eyewitness in Slaying of 24-Year-Old D.C. Resident WASHINGTON – Shadashia Gillis, also known as Shadashia Warren, 27, of Washington, D.C., has pled guilty to one count perjury for lying to a grand jury during a homicide investigation, U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu announced today. Gillis pled guilty on Oct. 26, 2018, … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Woman, Shadashia Gillis Pleads Guilty to Perjury For Lying to Grand Jury in Homicide Investigation

Utah News: SALT LAKE CITY, Grand Jury Returns Superseding Indictment In Shamo Case; Adds Distribution Of Fentanyl Count Resulting In Death

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – A federal grand jury in Salt Lake City returned a second superseding indictment Thursday morning in the Aaron Michael Shamo case. The 13-count indictment alleges a count of aiding and abetting the distribution of a controlled substance (fentanyl) resulting in death. The indictment alleges that Shamo intentionally and knowingly distributed a … Continue reading Utah News: SALT LAKE CITY, Grand Jury Returns Superseding Indictment In Shamo Case; Adds Distribution Of Fentanyl Count Resulting In Death

NEW YORK | Manhattan DA drops part of Weinstein case

NEW YORK— Manhattan’s district attorney dropped part of the criminal sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein on Thursday after evidence emerged that cast doubt on the account one of his three accusers provided to the grand jury. The development was announced in court Thursday with Weinstein looking on. The tossed charge involves allegations made by … Continue reading NEW YORK | Manhattan DA drops part of Weinstein case

NEW YORK | Weinstein in court as judge mulls future of sex assault case

NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein is set to appear before a New York judge on Thursday as his lawyers try to get charges dismissed in his criminal case. Judge James Burke is expected to issue rulings Thursday on defense motions seeking to dismiss some or all of a six-count indictment accusing Weinstein of rape and … Continue reading NEW YORK | Weinstein in court as judge mulls future of sex assault case

Oklahoma News: Kansas, Brian Kirk Marshall, Criminal Complaint Filed Against Delaware County Man For Allegedly Assaulting Federal Officers

Kansas, Oklahoma – Brian Kirk Marshall, 49, of Kansas, Oklahoma, made an initial appearance in an Arkansas court Tuesday on a Complaint charging Marshall with assaulting a federal officer on October 1, 2018, in Delaware County. At the time of the alleged incident, the FBI was executing both an arrest warrant for interstate threats Marshall … Continue reading Oklahoma News: Kansas, Brian Kirk Marshall, Criminal Complaint Filed Against Delaware County Man For Allegedly Assaulting Federal Officers

Vermont News: Federal Grand Jury Returns Indictment Against Former Vermont Correctional Officer and Inmate for Drug-Related Crimes

Vermont – The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont stated that on October 4, 2018, a federal grand jury returned an indictment charging Grant Vance and Gregory Paradis with drug-related crimes. The indictment alleges that between early 2018 and June 28 of 2018, Vance and Paradis conspired to distribute buprenorphine, … Continue reading Vermont News: Federal Grand Jury Returns Indictment Against Former Vermont Correctional Officer and Inmate for Drug-Related Crimes

DALLAS | Case against officer who killed neighbor to go to grand jury

DALLAS — The case against a white Dallas police officer who shot and killed a black neighbor in the neighbor’s home will be presented to a grand jury, which could decide on more serious charges than manslaughter, the district attorney overseeing the case said Monday. Dallas County District Attorney Faith Johnson said her office will … Continue reading DALLAS | Case against officer who killed neighbor to go to grand jury

Ohio News: Attorney General DeWine Announces Rape Indictment Against Business Owner, Councilman, Phillip Garcia

ASHTABULA, OH — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced charges against a northeast Ohio business owner and councilman who is accused of sexually assaulting and/or paying for sexual activity involving multiple juveniles between 1997 and 2005. An Ashtabula County Grand Jury indicted Phillip Garcia, 63, of Conneaut, on five felony counts of rape, fifteen … Continue reading Ohio News: Attorney General DeWine Announces Rape Indictment Against Business Owner, Councilman, Phillip Garcia

Arizona News: Grand Jury Indicts Jon Richard Rattray of Gilbert in Multi-Million Dollar Loan Fraud

PHOENIX, AZ – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted Jon Richard Rattray, from Gilbert, on felony counts of Fraud Schemes & Artifices, Money Laundering, Controlling an Illegal Enterprise, Computer Tampering, Aggravated Identity Theft, and Forgery. The State alleges that Rattray, through his company Hawkeye Real Estate Services, LLC, filed a … Continue reading Arizona News: Grand Jury Indicts Jon Richard Rattray of Gilbert in Multi-Million Dollar Loan Fraud

Nevada News: AG Adam Laxalt announces 11 felony count grand jury indictment, Lynn Benson

LAS VEGAS, NV – Thursday, Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced that Lynn Benson, 54, formerly of Las Vegas, was indicted by a Clark County grand jury following her arrest in May by the Cloverdale, CA Police Department.  The charges include five counts of Mortgage Lending Fraud, a category “C” felony, one count of … Continue reading Nevada News: AG Adam Laxalt announces 11 felony count grand jury indictment, Lynn Benson

Pennsylvania News: AG Josh Shapiro Details Findings of Grand Jury Investigation, Child Sex Abuse by Catholic Priests

Shapiro Stands with Abuse Survivors, Challenges PA Bishops to Endorse Grand Jury’s Recommended Reforms in State Law HARRISBURG, PA – Surrounded by survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests, Attorney General Josh Shapiro Tuesday, August 14th, revealed the comprehensive findings of a statewide investigative grand jury that spent two years uncovering abuse of children by priests, … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: AG Josh Shapiro Details Findings of Grand Jury Investigation, Child Sex Abuse by Catholic Priests

Arizona News: Grand Jury Indicts Former Business Manager of School District, Deborah Long

PHOENIX, AZ – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted 43-year-old Deborah Long, the former business manager for the Western Arizona Vocational Education District (WAVE), for allegedly stealing district monies. While employed as WAVE’s business manager, Long is accused of issuing warrants to herself, issuing warrants to her credit card companies, … Continue reading Arizona News: Grand Jury Indicts Former Business Manager of School District, Deborah Long

Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Andrzej Kazimierz Zielke, Grand Jury Returns Superseding Indictment Charging Former Pittsburgh-area Doctor with Unlawfully Distributing Opioids, Health Care Fraud and Money Laundering

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A former suburban Pittsburgh physician has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of unlawfully distributing controlled substances, conspiracy to unlawfully distribute controlled substances, health care fraud and money laundering, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. The 121-count superseding indictment, returned on July 31, named Andrzej … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Andrzej Kazimierz Zielke, Grand Jury Returns Superseding Indictment Charging Former Pittsburgh-area Doctor with Unlawfully Distributing Opioids, Health Care Fraud and Money Laundering

Missouri News: Kentucky Truck Driver, Prior Sex Offender, Gregory Marshall, Indicted for Child Pornography

SPRINGFIELD, MO – A Kentucky truck driver and prior sex offender was indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday for transporting child pornography. Gregory Marshall, 57, of Paducah, Ky., was charged by a federal grand jury in Springfield, Mo., with one count of transporting child pornography.  Tuesday’s indictment replaces a federal criminal complaint that was … Continue reading Missouri News: Kentucky Truck Driver, Prior Sex Offender, Gregory Marshall, Indicted for Child Pornography

Missouri News: Former Pharmacy Technician, Marc F. Musil, Indicted for Stealing Fentanyl, Morphine

SPRINGFIELD, MO – A former pharmacy technician at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Mo., was indicted by a federal grand jury today for stealing fentanyl and morphine from the pharmacy and replacing the drugs with saline solution. Marc F. Musil, 36, of Springfield, Mo., was charged with two counts of tampering with a consumer product … Continue reading Missouri News: Former Pharmacy Technician, Marc F. Musil, Indicted for Stealing Fentanyl, Morphine

LEESBURG |  Grand jury to consider drug charge against Rose McGowan

LEESBURG,  — Actress Rose McGowan says the cocaine found in her Chanel wallet left behind on a United Airlines flight isn’t hers. Nevertheless, McGowan could face indictment in Virginia on a felony drug-possession charge after a judge found probable cause Thursday to send the case to a grand jury. McGowan unsuccessfully sought to have the … Continue reading LEESBURG |  Grand jury to consider drug charge against Rose McGowan

AP source: Mueller turns to DC grand jury in Russia probe

WASHINGTON/August 4, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Special Counsel Robert Mueller is using a grand jury in Washington as part of an investigation into potential coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia, a person familiar with the probe says. The use of a grand jury, a standard prosecution tool in criminal investigations, suggests that Mueller and his … Continue reading AP source: Mueller turns to DC grand jury in Russia probe

No indictment for escort, staffer in Louisville sex scandal

LOUISVILLE, KY/May 25, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — A Kentucky grand jury declined to indict an escort and former Louisville men’s basketball staffer in a sex scandal that engulfed the program. The Jefferson County grand jury decided Thursday there wasn’t enough evidence for charges of prostitution and unlawful transactions with a minor against Katina Powell and Andre … Continue reading No indictment for escort, staffer in Louisville sex scandal