Homeland Security Investigations

North Carolina News: RALEIGH, Five Aliens Indicted on Illegal Reentry Charges

RALEIGH, N.C. – Robert J. Higdon, Jr., United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, announces that a federal grand jury in Raleigh has returned indictments charging BRAYAN ALEXANDER FUNEZ-ESPINOZA, age 28, of Mexico, ROMERO FLORES-AGUILAR, age 30, of Mexico, JESUS GARCIA-HERNANDEZ, age 43, of Mexico, RODOLFO ROA-SAUCEDO, age 35, of Mexico, and … Continue reading North Carolina News: RALEIGH, Five Aliens Indicted on Illegal Reentry Charges

New York News: Dunkirk Man, Anthony Dloniak Sentenced For Selling Illegal Controlled Substances

Buffalo, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Anthony Dloniak, 40, of Dunkirk, NY, who was convicted of possession with intent to distribute U-47700, was sentenced to serve 78 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford. Assistant U.S. Attorney Brendan T. Cullinane, who handled the case, stated that … Continue reading New York News: Dunkirk Man, Anthony Dloniak Sentenced For Selling Illegal Controlled Substances

Louisiana News: Honduran National, Will Avila Pleads Guilty

ALEXANDRIA, La. – United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced today that a man from Honduras pleaded guilty to making false statements after trying to obtain a Louisiana driver’s license illegally. Will Avila, 36, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Dee. D. Drell to one count of making a false statement. According to the guilty … Continue reading Louisiana News: Honduran National, Will Avila Pleads Guilty

New Jersey News: Hudson County Man, Mamadou Diallo Charged with Using Fake Passports to Conduct $1 Million Bank Fraud Conspiracy

NEWARK, N.J. – A Hudson County, New Jersey, man was arrested today and charged with a scheme that allegedly caused $1 million in losses by using fake passports to open bank accounts into which he and others deposited phony IRS refund checks, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Mamadou Diallo, 42, of Jersey City, New Jersey, … Continue reading New Jersey News: Hudson County Man, Mamadou Diallo Charged with Using Fake Passports to Conduct $1 Million Bank Fraud Conspiracy

Pennsylvania News: Pittsburgh Drug Conspirator, Calvin Armstrong Sentenced to Nearly 5 Years in Prison

Defendant was present during search in which SWAT officers were exposed to fentanyl analogue PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A former resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was sentenced in federal court on Friday to a term of imprisonment of four years and nine months, to be followed by three years of supervised release, on charges of conspiracy to … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Pittsburgh Drug Conspirator, Calvin Armstrong Sentenced to Nearly 5 Years in Prison

South Dakota News: SIOUX FALLS, OPIOID CRISIS UPDATE

Flurry of activity in federal prosecutions against heroin, fentanyl, and other opioid traffickers in South Dakota SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – United States Attorney Ron Parsons today announced additional progress made in the past six weeks by law enforcement in the fight against opioids. The epidemic of opioid abuse and addiction is, by now, distressingly familiar. … Continue reading South Dakota News: SIOUX FALLS, OPIOID CRISIS UPDATE

Colorado News: Mexican National, Margarito Yepez-Sanchez Sentenced For Conspiracy To Manufacture And Possess With Intent To Distribute Marijuana

Defendant was responsible for growing marijuana on twelve acres of federal land DENVER, Co. – Margarito Yepez-Sanchez, age 25, a Mexican national who is in the United States illegally, was sentenced last week by U.S. District Court Judge R. Brooke Jackson to serve 36 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release … Continue reading Colorado News: Mexican National, Margarito Yepez-Sanchez Sentenced For Conspiracy To Manufacture And Possess With Intent To Distribute Marijuana

New Jersey News: Egg Harbor Township Man, Matthew Wolny Admits Receiving Child Pornography

TRENTON, N.J. – An Atlantic County, New Jersey, man today admitted receiving images of child sexual abuse, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Matthew Wolny, 40, of Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Brian R. Martinotti in Trenton federal court to an information charging him with one count of receipt of … Continue reading New Jersey News: Egg Harbor Township Man, Matthew Wolny Admits Receiving Child Pornography