John H. Durham

Connecticut News: Rhode Island Man, JUAN HAZARD Pleads Guilty to Fentanyl Trafficking Offense

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that JUAN HAZARD, also known as “Money,” 42, of Cranston, Rhode Island, pleaded guilty yesterday in New Haven federal court to a fentanyl trafficking offense. According to court documents and statements made in court, in April 2017, HAZARD agreed to … Continue reading Connecticut News: Rhode Island Man, JUAN HAZARD Pleads Guilty to Fentanyl Trafficking Offense

Connecticut News: Winsted Man, ANTHONY HUNT Pleads Guilty to Selling Heroin to Teen Overdose Victim

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that ANTHONY HUNT, 19, of Winsted, waived his right to be indicted and pleaded guilty yesterday in Hartford federal court to one count of possession with intent to distribute, and distribution of, heroin. This matter stems from an ongoing statewide … Continue reading Connecticut News: Winsted Man, ANTHONY HUNT Pleads Guilty to Selling Heroin to Teen Overdose Victim

Connecticut News: New Haven Printing Company Owner, LOUIS GOLDBERG Pleads Guilty to Federal Tax Offense

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, and Kristina O’Connell, Special Agent in Charge of IRS Criminal Investigation in New England, announced that LOUIS GOLDBERG, 71, of New Haven, waived his right to be indicted and pleaded guilty today in New Haven federal court to one count of aiding … Continue reading Connecticut News: New Haven Printing Company Owner, LOUIS GOLDBERG Pleads Guilty to Federal Tax Offense

Connecticut News: Windsor Locks Man, OSCAR MONTOYA Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Drug Trafficking and Money Laundering Offenses

Windsor Locks, Ct. – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that OSCAR MONTOYA, 62, of Windsor Locks, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer in New Haven to 36 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for drug trafficking and money laundering offenses related … Continue reading Connecticut News: Windsor Locks Man, OSCAR MONTOYA Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Drug Trafficking and Money Laundering Offenses

Connecticut News: Illinois Man, RICHARD M. LACH Admits to Perpetrating Identity Theft and Unemployment Benefits Fraud Scheme

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that RICHARD M. LACH, 32, of Richton Park, Illinois, pleaded guilty yesterday in New Haven federal court to wire fraud and aggravated identity theft in connection with a scheme to defraud state unemployment insurance programs in Connecticut and 37 other … Continue reading Connecticut News: Illinois Man, RICHARD M. LACH Admits to Perpetrating Identity Theft and Unemployment Benefits Fraud Scheme

Connecticut News: Meriden Man, JOEL CRUZ Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Trafficking Charge

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that JOEL CRUZ, 35, of Meriden, pleaded guilty today in Hartford federal court to one count of possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine. According to court documents and statements made in court, on September 2, 2017, … Continue reading Connecticut News: Meriden Man, JOEL CRUZ Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Trafficking Charge

Connecticut News: Bridgeport Felon, TYESHON KING Pleads Guilty to Possessing Firearms

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that TYESHON KING, 31, of Bridgeport, pleaded guilty today in New Haven federal court to one count of possession of firearms and ammunition by a convicted felon. According to court documents and statements made in court, on March 24, 2017, members … Continue reading Connecticut News: Bridgeport Felon, TYESHON KING Pleads Guilty to Possessing Firearms

Connecticut News: Waterbury Grocery Store Worker, MUHAMMAD SHAHBAZ Charged with Food Stamp Fraud Offenses

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that, on August 7, 2018, a federal grand jury in New Haven returned an indictment charging MUHAMMAD SHAHBAZ, 49, a citizen of Pakistan residing in Jersey City, New Jersey, with one count of conspiracy to commit food stamp fraud and … Continue reading Connecticut News: Waterbury Grocery Store Worker, MUHAMMAD SHAHBAZ Charged with Food Stamp Fraud Offenses