John H. Durham

Connecticut News: Mexican National, JOSE LUIS MERINO HERNANDEZ Pleads Guilty to Reentering the U.S. after Being Deported

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that JOSE LUIS MERINO HERNANDEZ, also known as “Jose Mendez,” 50, pleaded guilty yesterday in Hartford federal court to one count of reentry of removed alien. Merino Hernandez is a citizen of Mexico last residing in Waterbury. According to court … Continue reading Connecticut News: Mexican National, JOSE LUIS MERINO HERNANDEZ Pleads Guilty to Reentering the U.S. after Being Deported

Connecticut News: Bridgeport Man, ROCKY SAMAS Charged with Crack and Cocaine Distribution Offenses

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that a federal grand jury in Hartford returned an indictment yesterday charging ROCKY SAMAS, also known as “Twin,” 47, of Bridgeport, with one count of possession with intent to distribute at 28 grams or more of cocaine base (“crack”), and … Continue reading Connecticut News: Bridgeport Man, ROCKY SAMAS Charged with Crack and Cocaine Distribution Offenses

Connecticut News: Former Norwalk Resident, MIGUEL ANGEL ARCOS-VASQUEZ Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Reentering U.S. after Being Deported

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that MIGUEL ANGEL ARCOS-VASQUEZ, also known as “Dimas Fernando Herrarte,” 27, was sentenced today by Chief U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall in New Haven to 12 months and one day of imprisonment for illegally reentering the U.S. after being deported. … Continue reading Connecticut News: Former Norwalk Resident, MIGUEL ANGEL ARCOS-VASQUEZ Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Reentering U.S. after Being Deported

Connecticut News: THOMAS M. MURTHA, Former Connecticut Attorney Sentenced to More Than 6 Years in Prison for Stealing Nearly $2 Million

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that THOMAS M. MURTHA, 62, of Birmingham, Michigan and formerly of Newtown, Connecticut, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Michael P. Shea in Hartford to 78 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for stealing nearly $2 … Continue reading Connecticut News: THOMAS M. MURTHA, Former Connecticut Attorney Sentenced to More Than 6 Years in Prison for Stealing Nearly $2 Million

Connecticut News: Former Connecticut College Employee, MICHAEL KMEC Pleads Guilty to Fraud Charge Stemming from Embezzlement Schemes

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, and Brian C. Turner, Special Agent in Charge of the New Haven Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, announced that MICHAEL KMEC, 40, of Marlborough, waived his right to be indicted and pleaded guilty today in Hartford federal court to one … Continue reading Connecticut News: Former Connecticut College Employee, MICHAEL KMEC Pleads Guilty to Fraud Charge Stemming from Embezzlement Schemes

Connecticut News: East Hartford Man, DANIEL VAZQUEZ Pleads Guilty to Federal Gun Charge

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, Mickey D. Leadingham, Special Agent in Charge, ATF Boston Field Division, and East Hartford Police Chief Scott M. Sansom announced that DANIEL VAZQUEZ, also known as “Chino,” 21, of East Hartford, pleaded guilty today in Hartford federal court to one count of … Continue reading Connecticut News: East Hartford Man, DANIEL VAZQUEZ Pleads Guilty to Federal Gun Charge

United States News: Five Individuals Connected with Connecticut Energy Cooperative Charged with Misusing Funds

United States – United States Attorney John H. Durham, Special Agent in Charge Brian C. Turner of the FBI’s New Haven Division, and Special Agent in Charge Kristina O’Connell of IRS Criminal Investigation in New England today announced that, on November 6, 2018, a federal grand jury in New Haven returned two indictments charging a … Continue reading United States News: Five Individuals Connected with Connecticut Energy Cooperative Charged with Misusing Funds

Connecticut News: New London Woman, ALBA LORENGIE FILOMENO-GOMEZ Sentenced to Federal Prison for Role in Cocaine Trafficking Ring

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that ALBA LORENGIE FILOMENO-GOMEZ, 23, of New London, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Vanessa L. Bryant in Hartford to 18 months of imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised release, for her role in a cocaine trafficking ring. … Continue reading Connecticut News: New London Woman, ALBA LORENGIE FILOMENO-GOMEZ Sentenced to Federal Prison for Role in Cocaine Trafficking Ring