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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

New Jersey News: Camden Man, Davon Leak Admits Role In Drug Trafficking Organization

CAMDEN, N.J. – A Camden man today admitted his role in a drug trafficking organization that distributed crack cocaine and fentanyl, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Davon Leak, 20, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Renée Marie Bumb in Camden federal court to a superseding information charging him with one count of conspiracy to distribute … Continue reading New Jersey News: Camden Man, Davon Leak Admits Role In Drug Trafficking Organization

NEW YORK News: Otsego County Man, Justin Hobbie Arrested for Receipt and Distribution of Child Pornography

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – Justin Hobbie, age 41, of Springfield Center, New York, appeared today in federal court on charges that he received and distributed child pornography over the internet. The announcement was made by United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith and Kevin M. Kelly, Special Agent in Charge of the Buffalo Field Office of … Continue reading NEW YORK News: Otsego County Man, Justin Hobbie Arrested for Receipt and Distribution of Child Pornography

Ohio News: CINCINNATI, Kenneth B. Hendricks, Priest Charged with Sexually Abusing Filipino Boys

CINCINNATI, Ohio – An American priest from Cincinnati has been charged by a federal criminal complaint for allegedly sexually abusing minor boys. Kenneth B. Hendricks, 77, of Cincinnati, was arrested Tuesday evening in the Philippines, where he currently serves as a missionary priest. Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, and … Continue reading Ohio News: CINCINNATI, Kenneth B. Hendricks, Priest Charged with Sexually Abusing Filipino Boys

Florida News: Colombian National, Fredis Valencia Palacios Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Participating in Human Smuggling Event that Resulted in the Rape and Murder of Cuban Nationals

Florida – A Colombian national was sentenced to 180 months in prison for his role in a scheme to smuggle illegal aliens from Colombia into the United States, which resulted in the rape of one and the death of two Cuban nationals. U.S. Attorney Ariana Fajardo Orshan of the Southern District of Florida, Assistant Attorney … Continue reading Florida News: Colombian National, Fredis Valencia Palacios Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Participating in Human Smuggling Event that Resulted in the Rape and Murder of Cuban Nationals

New Mexico News: Texas Man, Irving Daniel Ramirez Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Heroin in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Irving Daniel Ramirez, 25, of El Paso, Texas, pled guilty yesterday in Las Cruces, N.M., federal court to trafficking nearly ten pounds of heroin in New Mexico. New Mexico State Police (NMSP) officers and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents arrested Ramirez in Aug. 2018, after locating approximately 4.4 kilograms (9.7 pounds) of … Continue reading New Mexico News: Texas Man, Irving Daniel Ramirez Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Heroin in New Mexico

Florida News: Florida Man, Bryan Deneumostier Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Surreptitiously Producing and Distributing Pornographic Audio and Video Recordings of Himself Engaged in Sexual Activity with at Least 80 Others

Florida – A Homestead, Florida man was sentenced today in federal court in Miami to 36 months in prison for surreptitiously producing and distributing pornographic audio and video recordings of himself engaging in sexual activity with multiple men. U.S. Attorney Ariana Fajardo Orshan for the Southern District of Florida, Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski … Continue reading Florida News: Florida Man, Bryan Deneumostier Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Surreptitiously Producing and Distributing Pornographic Audio and Video Recordings of Himself Engaged in Sexual Activity with at Least 80 Others

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