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North Carolina News: CHARLOTTE, Jose Antonio Hendricks, Online Distributor Of Child Pornography Is Sentenced To 16.5 Years

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Today, U.S. District Judge Robert J. Conrad, Jr. sentenced Jose Antonio Hendricks, 60, of Charlotte, to 198 months in prison on child pornography charges, announced Andrew Murray, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. In addition to the prison term imposed, Judge Conrad ordered Hendricks to serve 20 years under … Continue reading North Carolina News: CHARLOTTE, Jose Antonio Hendricks, Online Distributor Of Child Pornography Is Sentenced To 16.5 Years

North Carolina News: CHARLOTTE, Atrium Health Agrees To Settle Antitrust Lawsuit And Eliminate Anticompetitive Steering Restrictions

Settlement Will Allow Patients to Learn About and Seek Care from More Cost-Effective Healthcare Providers CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Department of Justice announced today that it has reached a settlement with Atrium Health, formerly known as Carolinas HealthCare System (“Atrium”). The settlement prohibits Atrium from using anticompetitive steering restrictions in contracts between commercial health insurers … Continue reading North Carolina News: CHARLOTTE, Atrium Health Agrees To Settle Antitrust Lawsuit And Eliminate Anticompetitive Steering Restrictions

North Carolina News: Currituck County Man, CHRISTIAN LAVAR BURTON Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Distributing Cocaine and Crack

RALEIGH, N.C. – United States Attorney Robert J. Higdon, Jr. announced that in federal court, Chief United States District Judge Terrence W. Boyle, sentenced CHRISTIAN LAVAR BURTON, 38 from Elizabeth City, North Carolina, to 120 months in prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release. CHRISTIAN LAVAR BURTON, was named in a six-count Indictment filed … Continue reading North Carolina News: Currituck County Man, CHRISTIAN LAVAR BURTON Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Distributing Cocaine and Crack

North Carolina News: Wilson Man, MICHAEL EUGENE BLAKENEY Sentenced to Federal Prison for Distributing Crack

RALEIGH, N.C. – United States Attorney Robert J. Higdon, Jr. announced that in federal court, United States District Judge Louise W. Flanagan, sentenced MICHAEL EUGENE BLAKENEY, 29 from Wilson, North Carolina, to 37 months in prison, followed by 6 years of supervised release. Additionally, as the defendant had his supervised release revoked he was sentenced … Continue reading North Carolina News: Wilson Man, MICHAEL EUGENE BLAKENEY Sentenced to Federal Prison for Distributing Crack

North Carolina News: RALEIGH, Freddy Novelo, Shaw University and Local Contractor Agree to Pay $316,900 to Settle Claims that They Falsely Obtained Funds From the United States Department of Education

RALEIGH, N.C. – United States Attorney Robert J. Higdon, Jr., announced that Shaw University and Contractor Freddy Novelo agreed to pay $316,900 to settle claims that a former Shaw University official and a local building contractor made false statements and violated competitive bid requirements to obtain Department of Education grant funds in violation of the … Continue reading North Carolina News: RALEIGH, Freddy Novelo, Shaw University and Local Contractor Agree to Pay $316,900 to Settle Claims that They Falsely Obtained Funds From the United States Department of Education

North Carolina News: Raleigh Man, JAMES ANTHONY MACALUSO Sentenced for Bank Robbery

RALEIGH, N.C. – The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr., announced that, JAMES ANTHONY MACALUSO, 49, of Raleigh, was sentenced by United States District Judge James C. Dever, III for bank robbery. Judge Dever sentenced MACALUSO to 71 months’ imprisonment followed by 3 years of supervised release. … Continue reading North Carolina News: Raleigh Man, JAMES ANTHONY MACALUSO Sentenced for Bank Robbery

North Carolina News: Rocky Point Man, EDUARDO ROMERO MARTINEZ Sentenced for Distribution and Possession of Cocaine

RALEIGH, N.C. – The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr., announced that EDUARDO ROMERO MARTINEZ, 39, of Rocky Point, NC, was sentenced by United States District Judge James C. Dever III, on drug charges. Judge Dever sentenced MARTINEZ to 60 months’ imprisonment followed by 3 years of … Continue reading North Carolina News: Rocky Point Man, EDUARDO ROMERO MARTINEZ Sentenced for Distribution and Possession of Cocaine

North Carolina News: RALEIGH, Men Sentenced for Methamphetamine Distribution in Jacksonville, North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. – The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr., announced that today in federal court, United States District Judge James C. Dever, III sentenced SAMUEL MONSERRATE-GARCIA, 55, of Midway Park, North Carolina and VICTOR RODRIGUEZ, 41, of Jacksonville, North Carolina for their roles in distributing methamphetamine … Continue reading North Carolina News: RALEIGH, Men Sentenced for Methamphetamine Distribution in Jacksonville, North Carolina