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Missouri News: Columbia Man, Nader Robert Osama Yanis, Pleads Guilty to Marijuana Trafficking

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Jan. 30, 2019 – A Columbia, Missouri man pleaded guilty in federal court yesterday to his role in a conspiracy to distribute marijuana. Nader Robert Osama Yanis, 24, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Willie J. Epps, Jr., to the charge contained in a March 1, 2018, federal indictment. Yanis’s father, … Continue reading Missouri News: Columbia Man, Nader Robert Osama Yanis, Pleads Guilty to Marijuana Trafficking

Missouri News: Former Courthouse Worker, Victor Nahum Vargas, Pleads Guilty to Illegally Selling Firearms to Felons

SPRINGFIELD, MO – Jan. 30, 2019 – A Jefferson City, Missouri man who supervised workers at the federal courthouse in Jefferson City pleaded guilty in federal court yesterday to illegally selling firearms to convicted felons. Victor Nahum Vargas, 40, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge David P. Rush to all three charges contained in an … Continue reading Missouri News: Former Courthouse Worker, Victor Nahum Vargas, Pleads Guilty to Illegally Selling Firearms to Felons

New Hampshire News: Indictment of Richard Ellison for the 2005 Murder of Robert McMillan

Concord, NH – Jan. 20, 2019 – New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald and Concord Police Chief Bradley Osgood announce the indictment of Richard Ellison, age 45, of Concord, for First Degree Murder and Second Degree Murder for causing the death of Robert McMillan, age 85 of 284 N. State Street, Concord on December … Continue reading New Hampshire News: Indictment of Richard Ellison for the 2005 Murder of Robert McMillan

Missouri News: Five Defendants Indicted for $770,000 Drug-Trafficking Conspiracy

David Brian Greiner, Stephanie Marie Marquez, Howard Tyrone Neely, Cathy Lynn Clark-Walskie and Tyree Laron West indicted KANSAS CITY, MO – Five defendants, including four from the Kansas City, Missouri metropolitan area, have been indicted for their roles in a $770,000 drug-trafficking conspiracy. David Brian Greiner, also known as “Abel,” 54, Stephanie Marie Marquez, 46, … Continue reading Missouri News: Five Defendants Indicted for $770,000 Drug-Trafficking Conspiracy

Missouri News: Two Missouri, Two Colorado Defendants Indicted for $1.7 Million Marijuana Conspiracy

Christopher E. Buckingham, Natalie J. McNeil of Missouri and Tanner L. McNeil and Benjamin T. Parker of Colorado indicted KANSAS CITY, MO – Two Missouri residents and two Colorado residents have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute more than $1.7 million of marijuana. Christopher E. Buckingham, … Continue reading Missouri News: Two Missouri, Two Colorado Defendants Indicted for $1.7 Million Marijuana Conspiracy

Missouri News: KC Man, Eric C. Hacker, Indicted for Child Pornography, Arrested After Stand-off with Police

KANSAS CITY, MO – A Kansas City, Missouri man who was arrested Wednesday after an hours-long standoff with police officers was indicted by a federal grand jury for attempted distribution and possession of child pornography. Eric C. Hacker, 36, was charged in a 10-count indictment returned under seal by a federal grand jury in Kansas … Continue reading Missouri News: KC Man, Eric C. Hacker, Indicted for Child Pornography, Arrested After Stand-off with Police

St. Louis News: statement from public safety director on police officer suspensions

ST LOUIS, MO – Four St. Louis police officers have been suspended without pay from the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department effective immediately, Public Safety Director Judge Jimmie Edwards announced Thursday. Thursday afternoon, the four officers were indicted in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri on charges including suspicion of lying to … Continue reading St. Louis News: statement from public safety director on police officer suspensions

Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley Announces Indictment of Phelps County Attorney, Brant Shockley

Jefferson City, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced that a Phelps County Grand Jury indicted attorney Brant Shockley with 18 counts involving sexual assaults of four different women.  The charged criminal conduct dates back to 2014 and occurred at the Defendant’s home and offices in Phelps County. Shockley was taken into custody Friday. … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley Announces Indictment of Phelps County Attorney, Brant Shockley

Missouri News: New Madrid County Man, Bobby David Lowrey, and Farm Indicted on Illegally Applying Dicamba on Crops

Cape Girardeau, MO – Bobby David Lowrey, 51, of Parma, MO, and Lowrey & Lowrey Inc. were indicted on November 13, 2018 for illegally applying Dicamba to crops. According to the indictment, Bobby David Lowrey owned and operated Lowrey Farms.  In the calendar year 2016, Lowrey Farms, under the management of Bobby David Lowrey, engaged … Continue reading Missouri News: New Madrid County Man, Bobby David Lowrey, and Farm Indicted on Illegally Applying Dicamba on Crops

DALLAS | Inmate confesses to 90 deaths; investigators corroborate 30

DALLAS — A man convicted of three California murders and long suspected in numerous other deaths now claims he was involved in about 90 killings nationwide spanning nearly four decades, and investigators already have corroborated about a third of those, a Texas prosecutor said Thursday. Ector County District Attorney Bobby Bland said 78-year-old Samuel Little … Continue reading DALLAS | Inmate confesses to 90 deaths; investigators corroborate 30

Missouri News: Duck Boat Captain, Kenneth Scott McKee, Indicted for Misconduct, Negligence Resulting in 17 Deaths at Table Rock Lake

SPRINGFIELD, MO – The captain of the duck boat that sank at Table Rock Lake last summer, resulting in the deaths of 17 people, was indicted by a federal grand jury today. “Our entire community was shocked and saddened by the loss of 17 lives in this tragic event last summer,” U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison … Continue reading Missouri News: Duck Boat Captain, Kenneth Scott McKee, Indicted for Misconduct, Negligence Resulting in 17 Deaths at Table Rock Lake

PITTSBURGH | The Latest: Synagogue suspect indicted on 44 counts

PITTSBURGH — The Latest on the funerals of the victims of the massacre at the synagogue in Pittsburgh (all times local): 2 p.m. The suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre has been indicted by a federal grand jury. The indictment, which was expected, was announced Wednesday. It charges Robert Bowers with 44 counts, including hate … Continue reading PITTSBURGH | The Latest: Synagogue suspect indicted on 44 counts

AUSTIN, Texas | Texas attorney general favored to win despite indictment

AUSTIN, Texas  — Three years ago, criminal charges against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton appeared to put his political future in peril. He is still under indictment, having pleaded not guilty to two felony counts of securities fraud. But now the Republican is favored to win a second term in November, his wife is on … Continue reading AUSTIN, Texas | Texas attorney general favored to win despite indictment

DALLAS | Attorney: Ex-USA Gymnastics head didn’t know of indictment

DALLAS — As he traveled to Tennessee for a family vacation, former USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny had no clue a Texas grand jury had indicted him for allegedly tampering with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, an attorney for the former top official said Thursday. The Walker County … Continue reading DALLAS | Attorney: Ex-USA Gymnastics head didn’t know of indictment

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Alaska man tied to girl’s death pleads not guilty

ANCHORAGE, Alaska— An Alaska man linked to a 10-year-old girl’s death through her cellphone pleaded not guilty Friday to lying to federal authorities investigating the case. After entering his plea in U.S. District Court in Anchorage through an assistant public defender, Peter Wilson was scheduled for a Nov. 19 jury trial. Wilson, 41, is charged … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Alaska man tied to girl’s death pleads not guilty

SAN DIEGO | Latino-Arab candidate hopes to unseat indicted Republican

SAN DIEGO— Democratic congressional candidate Ammar Campa-Najjar was working on a TV advertisement to boost his exposure when news broke that his opponent, the heavily favored Republican U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter, was indicted. The 29-year-old former Obama administration Labor Department official whose father is a Palestinian Muslim and mother a Mexican-American Catholic has never held … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | Latino-Arab candidate hopes to unseat indicted Republican

Missouri News: Nine Indicted for Heroin Conspiracy in Greene County

SPRINGFIELD, MO – Eight men and one woman were indicted by a federal grand jury this week for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute heroin in Greene County, Missouri. Dangelo P. Moore, 30, of Willard, Mo., James D. Elbert, 36, Jerry R. Blue, 29, Keilan A. Murray, 25, and Presley A. Pike, 26, all … Continue reading Missouri News: Nine Indicted for Heroin Conspiracy in Greene County

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

Missouri News: Federal Indictment Details Years of Drug Trafficking, Homicide, Deadly Drug Overdoses at Clinton-Peabody Housing Complex

ST LOUIS, MO – A Federal Indictment unsealed yesterday alleges a conspiracy to distribute more than 400 grams of fentanyl, a Schedule II controlled substance that is deadly in doses of only a few milligrams, centered in the Clinton-Peabody public housing complex on the near south side of the City of St. Louis.  Many of … Continue reading Missouri News: Federal Indictment Details Years of Drug Trafficking, Homicide, Deadly Drug Overdoses at Clinton-Peabody Housing Complex

WASHINGTON | Moscow now accused of US election meddling, in indictment

WASHINGTON — Twelve Russian military intelligence officers hacked into the Clinton presidential campaign and Democratic Party, releasing tens of thousands of stolen and politically damaging communications, in a sweeping conspiracy by the Kremlin to meddle in the 2016 U.S. election, according to a grand jury indictment announced days before President Donald Trump’s summit with Russian … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Moscow now accused of US election meddling, in indictment

TRENTON, New Jersey | Indictment: Man used doctor’s identity to submit fake claims

TRENTON, N.J. — A Florida man has been charged with assuming a New Jersey doctor’s identity to submit more than $1 million in fraudulent medical claims for services purportedly rendered at a medical center that didn’t exist. Yoandi Marrero, a 33-year-old Hialeah resident, and PA Clinical Center — the registered company he allegedly used to … Continue reading TRENTON, New Jersey | Indictment: Man used doctor’s identity to submit fake claims

Kansas News: TOPEKA, Indictment: Developer of Oread Hotel Collected $400,000+ in Fraudulent Tax Refunds

TOPEKA, KAN. – The developer of the Oread Hotel and his bookkeeper were indicted Wednesday on federal charges of scheming to collect more than $400,000 in fraudulent tax refunds from the City of Lawrence. Thomas S. Fritzel, 52, Lawrence, Kan., and Keela Lam, 46, Lawrence, Kan., are charged with one count of conspiracy to defraud … Continue reading Kansas News: TOPEKA, Indictment: Developer of Oread Hotel Collected $400,000+ in Fraudulent Tax Refunds

Illinois News: Grand Jury Indicts Earrious Moore on Federal Carjacking and Firearm Charges for Allegedly Stealing Vehicles at Gunpoint in Chicago

CHICAGO, IL — A federal grand jury has indicted a Chicago man on carjacking and firearm charges for allegedly stealing multiple vehicles at gunpoint last month. EARRIOUS MOORE, 24, stole three cars, attempted to steal two others, and twice discharged a handgun during a series of crimes in Chicago on April 26, 2018, according to … Continue reading Illinois News: Grand Jury Indicts Earrious Moore on Federal Carjacking and Firearm Charges for Allegedly Stealing Vehicles at Gunpoint in Chicago

New York News; Acting A.G. Underwood Announces Arrest And Indictment Of Licensed Nurse For Allegedly Stealing Over $550,000 From Brooklyn Hospital And Defrauding Medicaid

Keisha Demas Allegedly Used No-Show Job to Collect Over $550,000 from Interfaith Medical Center, Fraudulently Obtained Over $30,000 in Medicaid Benefits, Underpaid NY Taxes by $40,000 If Convicted, Keisha Demas Faces a Maximum of 5 To 15 Years In Prison BROOKLYN, htt – Acting Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood today announced felony charges against Keisha … Continue reading New York News; Acting A.G. Underwood Announces Arrest And Indictment Of Licensed Nurse For Allegedly Stealing Over $550,000 From Brooklyn Hospital And Defrauding Medicaid

Federal Grand Jury Indicted Two Chicago Police Officers Xavier Elizondo & David Salgado

CHICAGO, IL — Two Chicago Police Officers assigned to a gang unit on the city’s West Side knowingly submitted false affidavits to judges to obtain search warrants and stole cash and drugs from properties they searched, according to a federal indictment announced today. Officers XAVIER ELIZONDO and DAVID SALGADO were assigned to a gang team … Continue reading Federal Grand Jury Indicted Two Chicago Police Officers Xavier Elizondo & David Salgado

Hartford, CT: 41-Count Indictment Charges 10 Alleged Latin Kings Members & Associates with Drug & Gun Offenses

John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, Patricia M. Ferrick, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Hartford Police Chief David Rosado yesterday announced the unsealing of a 41-count indictment charging 10 alleged members and associates of the Almighty Latin Kings Nation with narcotics offenses related to … Continue reading Hartford, CT: 41-Count Indictment Charges 10 Alleged Latin Kings Members & Associates with Drug & Gun Offenses

Former Sergeant for Gates County Sheriff’s Office, Brandon Scott Hawks Arrested for Stealing Firearms & Drugs

RALEIGH, NC – The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr. announced that a federal grand jury sitting returned an indictment charging BRANDON SCOTT HAWKS, 33, of Eure, NC with two-counts of possession of a stolen firearm, and one-count of possession with the intent to distribute a quantity … Continue reading Former Sergeant for Gates County Sheriff’s Office, Brandon Scott Hawks Arrested for Stealing Firearms & Drugs

Youngstown man, Daniel B. Fleischer indicted for taking still images of himself sexually assaulting a child

OHIO – A Youngstown man was indicted in federal court that he took still images of himself sexually assaulting a young girl, said U.S. Attorney Justin E. Herdman and FBI Special Agent in Charge Stephen D. Anthony. Daniel B. Fleischer, 36, was charged with sexual exploitation of children, receipt and distribution of visual depictions of … Continue reading Youngstown man, Daniel B. Fleischer indicted for taking still images of himself sexually assaulting a child

Lebanon, Virginia Psychiatrist, Alfredo Cervantes Indicted on Federal Drug Trafficking, Healthcare Fraud Charges

Abingdon, VIRGINIA – A psychiatrist, whose practice is based in Lebanon, Virginia, faces 25 federal drug trafficking and healthcare fraud charges following the return of an indictment by a federal grand jury in Abingdon. United States Attorney Rick A. Mountcastle, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring and HHS-OIG Special Agent in Charge Maureen Dixon made the … Continue reading Lebanon, Virginia Psychiatrist, Alfredo Cervantes Indicted on Federal Drug Trafficking, Healthcare Fraud Charges

Former Meridian nursing home employee, Christy Moulds arrested on 7 count indictment

JACKSON, MS – A former office manager at a Meridian nursing home faces 70 years in prison for allegedly stealing money from nursing home residents and the facility, announced Attorney General Jim Hood. Christy Moulds, 39, surrendered to authorities Monday and was booked into the Lauderdale County jail on a seven count indictment.  A Lauderdale … Continue reading Former Meridian nursing home employee, Christy Moulds arrested on 7 count indictment