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Missouri News: Romanian National, David Velcu aka Luca Antoni, Sentenced for ATM Skimming

Group Used Skimming Devices to Steal Debit Card Numbers, PINs from ATMs in Olathe, KCK, Riverside KANSAS CITY, MO (STL.News) – A Romanian national was sentenced in federal court yesterday for a scheme to covertly steal and utilize illicitly obtained debit card data by placing skimming devices on ATMs inside QuikTrip stores in Olathe, Kan., … Continue reading Missouri News: Romanian National, David Velcu aka Luca Antoni, Sentenced for ATM Skimming

Missouri News: Kansas City Man, Gage S. Lankas, Sentenced to 15 Years for Possessing Carfentanil to Distribute

Teenager Suffered Nearly Fatal Overdose After Mistakenly Ingesting Pill KANSAS CITY, MO (STL.News) – A Kansas City, Missouri man was sentenced in federal court yesterday for possessing carfentanil (a synthetic opioid) to distribute, after a teenager who ingested half of one of the pills without knowing what it contained suffered a nearly fatal overdose. Gage … Continue reading Missouri News: Kansas City Man, Gage S. Lankas, Sentenced to 15 Years for Possessing Carfentanil to Distribute

Missouri News: Oklahoma Man, Darrell Eugene Black, Sentenced to 26 Years in Prison for Armed Robbery of Columbia Hotel

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – An Oklahoma man was sentenced in federal court yesterday for the armed robbery of a hotel in Columbia, Missouri on May 31, 2017. Darrell Eugene Black, 25, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Brian C. Wimes, to a total sentence of 318 months (26 years and 6 months) imprisonment … Continue reading Missouri News: Oklahoma Man, Darrell Eugene Black, Sentenced to 26 Years in Prison for Armed Robbery of Columbia Hotel

New York: Protesters pushed back at NYC federal jail where power out

NEW YORK (AP) — Some demonstrators protesting the lack of heat and electricity at a federal detention center in New York City attempted to enter the facility Sunday, and witnesses said guards drove them back with pushes, shoves and pepper spray. A reporter and photographer for The Associated Press were at the Metropolitan Detention Center … Continue reading New York: Protesters pushed back at NYC federal jail where power out

Missouri News: St. Louis Man, Joseph Dixon, Jr., Sentenced for Carjackings, Firearms Charges

St. Louis, MO – Jan. 16, 2019 – Joseph Dixon, Jr., 22, St. Louis, was sentenced to 108 months in prison for carjacking and possessing a firearm during a federal crime of violence.  He appeared in federal court today before U.S. District Judge Henry E. Autrey. According to court documents, on July 3, 2017, a … Continue reading Missouri News: St. Louis Man, Joseph Dixon, Jr., Sentenced for Carjackings, Firearms Charges

Missouri News: Warren County Doctor, Dr. Philip Dean, Sentenced to 40 Months Imprisonment for Illegallly Distributing Opioids and Medicare Fraud

St. Louis, MO – Dr. Philip Dean, 62, a resident of Warren County, Missouri, was sentenced today to 40 months of imprisonment and ordered to pay restitution to the Medicare and Medicaid programs in the amount of $312,377.  Dr. Dean previously pled guilty to two felony charges, illegally distributing opiate medications and making a false … Continue reading Missouri News: Warren County Doctor, Dr. Philip Dean, Sentenced to 40 Months Imprisonment for Illegallly Distributing Opioids and Medicare Fraud

Missouri News: Licking Man, Wesley Warren Norris, Sentenced to 12 Years for Child Pornography

SPRINGFIELD, MO – A Licking, M man was sentenced in federal court today for receiving and distributing child pornography. Wesley Warren Norris, 40, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark to 12 years and seven months in federal prison without parole. According to court documents, Norris used a peer-to-peer file-sharing network to receive and … Continue reading Missouri News: Licking Man, Wesley Warren Norris, Sentenced to 12 Years for Child Pornography

Missouri News: Kansas City Man, Sidney A. Williams, Sentenced to 15 Years for Heroin Conspiracy, Illegal Firearm

KANSAS CITY, MO – A Kansas City, Missouri man was sentenced in federal court today for his role in a conspiracy to distribute heroin and for illegally possessing a firearm. Sidney A. Williams, 65, was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Greg Kays to 15 years and eight months in federal prison without parole.  The … Continue reading Missouri News: Kansas City Man, Sidney A. Williams, Sentenced to 15 Years for Heroin Conspiracy, Illegal Firearm

Missouri News: Kansas City man, James P. Roberts, Sentenced to 23 Years for Meth Conspiracy

KANSAS CITY, MO – A Kansas City, Missouri man was sentenced in federal court yesterday for his role in a meth-trafficking conspiracy that resulted in a fatal shooting. James P. Roberts, 27, was sentenced by U.S. Chief District judge Greg Kays to 23 years and six months in federal prison without parole. Roberts pleaded guilty … Continue reading Missouri News: Kansas City man, James P. Roberts, Sentenced to 23 Years for Meth Conspiracy

Missouri News: Joplin Sex Offender, Delbert C. Feezell, Sentenced to 17 Years for Child Pornography

MISSOURI – A Joplin, Missouri man with a prior sex conviction was sentenced in federal court yesterday for receiving and distributing child pornography over the internet. Delbert C. Feezell, 58, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Beth Phillips to 17 years and six months in federal prison without parole.  The court also sentenced Feezell to … Continue reading Missouri News: Joplin Sex Offender, Delbert C. Feezell, Sentenced to 17 Years for Child Pornography

Missouri News: Independence Man, Justin D. Watson, Sentenced for Kidnapping

KANSAS CITY, MO – An Independence, Missouri man was sentenced in federal court yesterday for his role in a kidnapping conspiracy. Justin D. Watson, 23, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs to eight years in federal prison without parole. On Nov. 17, 2017, Watson pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to … Continue reading Missouri News: Independence Man, Justin D. Watson, Sentenced for Kidnapping

Michigan News: Attorney General Bill Schuette Announced Flint Man Sentenced for Cold Case Sexual Assault

LANSING, MI – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette Wednesday announced that Arthur David Long was sentenced on September 18 to 10 – 20 years in prison for the 1998 rape of a woman during a home invasion.  Long was charged in early 2017 after DNA testing identified him in the crime. “The conviction and sentencing … Continue reading Michigan News: Attorney General Bill Schuette Announced Flint Man Sentenced for Cold Case Sexual Assault

PHILADELPHIA | Sentencing options for Cosby include prison, jail, probation

PHILADELPHIA — Bill Cosby could be sent to prison next week for drugging and molesting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004 in what became the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era. Cosby is due in court Monday for a two-day sentencing hearing that follows his conviction in the spring on three … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Sentencing options for Cosby include prison, jail, probation

New Mexico News: AG Balderas Keeps Convicted Child Trafficker, Sharoski Jackson, Behind Bars

Sharoski Jackson Will Remain Behind Bars According to New Mexico Attorney General, Hector Balderas ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Thursday, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced that Sharoski Jackson, the man convicted of trafficking a child in 2013, will remain behind bars.  A Court of Appeals judge Thursday ruled that Jackson knowingly recruited, solicited, enticed, transported or obtained a person under … Continue reading New Mexico News: AG Balderas Keeps Convicted Child Trafficker, Sharoski Jackson, Behind Bars

YANGON, Myanmar | Myanmar court sentences Reuters reporters to 7 years in jail

YANGON, Myanmar  — A Myanmar court sentenced two Reuters journalists to seven years in prison Monday for illegal possession of official documents, a ruling met with international condemnation that will add to outrage over the military’s human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo had been reporting on the brutal crackdown … Continue reading YANGON, Myanmar | Myanmar court sentences Reuters reporters to 7 years in jail

MOSCOW | Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny gets month in jail

MOSCOW  — A Moscow court sentenced Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Monday to a month in jail for an unsanctioned protest, a move that puts President Vladimir Putin‘s most prominent political rival behind bars and not in the streets for the next nationwide anti-government protest. Navalny’s arrest Saturday outside his home came as a … Continue reading MOSCOW | Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny gets month in jail

Arizona News: Former Police Evidence Technician, Christy Conley, Admits to Stealing $25K

QUARTZSITE, AZ – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a judge sentenced Christy Conley, a former evidence technician with Quartzsite Police Department, who stole thousands of dollars of cash in impounded evidence. Conley pled guilty to one count of Fraudulent Schemes and Artifices and one count of Tampering with Evidence.  As a part of her … Continue reading Arizona News: Former Police Evidence Technician, Christy Conley, Admits to Stealing $25K

Illinois News: Michigan Man, CARLEOUS CLAY Guilty of Kidnapping Suburban Chicago Woman and Attacking Federal Jail Employee

CHICAGO, Is. — A Michigan man has pleaded guilty to federal criminal charges for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a suburban Chicago woman whose home he burglarized. CARLEOUS CLAY admitted in a plea agreement that he broke into the woman’s home in Lansing, Ill., in September 2015, took several items of value and carried them away.  When … Continue reading Illinois News: Michigan Man, CARLEOUS CLAY Guilty of Kidnapping Suburban Chicago Woman and Attacking Federal Jail Employee

New York News: Attorney General Underwood Announces Sentencing Of Registered Nurse, Collins Anyanwu-Mueller, Who Stole Over $390,000 From Medicaid

Private RN Collins Anyanwu-Mueller Defrauded Medicaid by Submitting False Claims for Severely Disabled Patients for Nearly Five Years Anyanwu-Mueller Sentenced to 1 Year in Jail, Agreed to Pay Full Restitution WESTCHESTER, NY — New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood today announced the sentencing of registered nurse Collins Anyanwu-Mueller, 48, of Seymour, Connecticut, for stealing … Continue reading New York News: Attorney General Underwood Announces Sentencing Of Registered Nurse, Collins Anyanwu-Mueller, Who Stole Over $390,000 From Medicaid

Missouri News: Crane Man, Kenneth A. Hoffman Sentenced for Meth Conspiracy

SPRINGFIELD, MO – A Crane, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court Monday for his role in a conspiracy to distribute large quantities of methamphetamine in southwest Missouri. Kenneth A. Hoffman, 47, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to 12 years in federal prison without parole. Beginning in 2012, the Drug Enforcement … Continue reading Missouri News: Crane Man, Kenneth A. Hoffman Sentenced for Meth Conspiracy

North Carolina News: Fayetteville Man, Kiet Vo Sentenced After Conviction for Operation Illegal Gambling Business

NEW BERN, NC – The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr., announced that, KIET VO, 50, of Fayetteville, was sentenced by United States District Judge Louise W. Flanagan to 18 months imprisonment for one count of Conspiracy to Conduct an Illegal Gambling Business. In January 2015, with … Continue reading North Carolina News: Fayetteville Man, Kiet Vo Sentenced After Conviction for Operation Illegal Gambling Business

Missouri News: Republic Man, Clinton Tackitt Sentenced for SBA Loan Fraud, Failure to Pay Employment Taxes

SPRINGFIELD, MO – A former business owner was sentenced in federal court yesterday for providing false information in order to receive a $1.45 million loan, and for failing to pay employment taxes for the now-defunct business. Clinton Tackitt, 44, of Republic, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Beth Phillips to two years in federal prison … Continue reading Missouri News: Republic Man, Clinton Tackitt Sentenced for SBA Loan Fraud, Failure to Pay Employment Taxes

Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Hawley Announces Monroe County Murder Sentencing

Jefferson City, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today announced that Callaway County Circuit Court Judge Jeff Harris has sentenced Jason Lee Lage, 36, to life in prison for the murder of 26-year old Zachary Dawson of Madison, MO.  Lage was also sentenced to an additional 50 years for armed criminal action.  In March, … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Hawley Announces Monroe County Murder Sentencing

Mississippi News: Holmes County Man, Marshall Howard Sentenced For Breaking Into Dollar General

JACKSON, MS – A 21-year-old man who broke into a Dollar General last year pleaded guilty to the crime and will spend two years in jail, announced Attorney General Jim Hood. Marshall Howard, of Goodman, was sentenced Friday by Holmes County Circuit Court Judge Janie Lewis on one count of business burglary.  He was sentenced … Continue reading Mississippi News: Holmes County Man, Marshall Howard Sentenced For Breaking Into Dollar General

Bergen County, New Jersey Man, Nader Saadeh Who Travelled Overseas To Join Isis Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison

NEWARK, N.J. – A Rutherford, New Jersey, man was sentenced today to 120 months in prison for conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito, Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers, and Special Agent in Charge Gregory … Continue reading Bergen County, New Jersey Man, Nader Saadeh Who Travelled Overseas To Join Isis Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison

Manchester Woman, Elizabeth Salinas-Roldan Sentenced to 78 Months in Prison for Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine

CONCORD, NH – Elizabeth Salinas-Roldan, 43, previously of Manchester, New Hampshire, was sentenced in federal court to 78 months in prison for conspiracy to distribute cocaine, United States Attorney Scott W. Murray announced Tuesday, April 24, 2018. According to court documents and statements made in court, between May and July 2016, the defendant arranged with … Continue reading Manchester Woman, Elizabeth Salinas-Roldan Sentenced to 78 Months in Prison for Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine

Springfield, Missouri Man, Anthony Edward Donovan Sentenced to 35 Years for Drug Trafficking Murder

SPRINGFIELD, MO – A Springfield, Mo., man and a Seymour, Mo., man were sentenced in federal court Monday for their roles in a drug-trafficking conspiracy that resulted in the murder of a co-conspirator. Anthony Edward Donovan, 21, of Springfield, and Nathaniel Austin Lee, 20, of Seymour, were sentenced in separate hearings before U.S. District Judge … Continue reading Springfield, Missouri Man, Anthony Edward Donovan Sentenced to 35 Years for Drug Trafficking Murder

Springfield Woman, Nancy Lorine Walker Sentenced for $718,000 Tax Fraud Conspiracy

SPRINGFIELD, MO – A Springfield, Missouri, woman was sentenced in federal court yesterday, Wednesday, April 18, 2018 for her role in a $718,000 tax fraud conspiracy. Nancy Lorine Walker, 56, of Springfield, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to seven years and eight months in federal prison without parole.  The court also … Continue reading Springfield Woman, Nancy Lorine Walker Sentenced for $718,000 Tax Fraud Conspiracy

Lexington Business Owner, Randy K. Small Sentenced for Failing to Pay $1.7 Million in Payroll Taxes

KANSAS CITY, MO – A Lexington, Missouri, business owner was sentenced in federal court yesterday for failing to pay over to the IRS nearly $1.7 million in payroll taxes. Randy K. Small, 51, of Lexington, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Gary A. Fenner to three years in federal prison without parole.  The court also … Continue reading Lexington Business Owner, Randy K. Small Sentenced for Failing to Pay $1.7 Million in Payroll Taxes