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Ohio News: Toledo man, Anwar Al-Alwaki sentenced to five years in prison, the last of four defendants sent to prison for their roles in a plot to provide money to al Qaeda

Toledo, Ohio – A Toledo man was sentenced to five years in prison, the final defendant sent to prison for their roles in a conspiracy to provide thousands of dollars to Anwar Al-Alwaki in an effort to support violent jihad against U.S. military personnel in Iraq, Afghanistan and throughout the world. Ibrahim Zubar Mohammad, 39, was … Continue reading Ohio News: Toledo man, Anwar Al-Alwaki sentenced to five years in prison, the last of four defendants sent to prison for their roles in a plot to provide money to al Qaeda

Ohio News: Ohio man, Demetrius Nathaniel Pitts accused of plotting July 4th attack in Cleveland indicted for attempting to provide support to al Qaeda

Ohio – A Maple Heights man was indicted on one count of attempting to provide material support to al Qaeda. Demetrius Nathaniel Pitts, aka Abdur Raheem Rafeeq, aka Salah ad-Deen Osama Waleed, 49, has been in custody since July, when he was arrested after allegedly planning a terrorist attack in Cleveland. “Protecting our citizens and … Continue reading Ohio News: Ohio man, Demetrius Nathaniel Pitts accused of plotting July 4th attack in Cleveland indicted for attempting to provide support to al Qaeda

Ohio News: Cleveland man, Kadeem Davis indicted for selling fentanyl and heroin last year that resulted in a fatal overdose

Cleveland, Ohio – A Cleveland man was indicted in federal court for selling fentanyl and heroin last year that resulted in a fatal overdose. Kadeem Davis, 28, was indicted on one count of distribution of fentanyl and heroin, with a sentencing enhancement allegeing the sale resulted in death, one count of use of a communication facility … Continue reading Ohio News: Cleveland man, Kadeem Davis indicted for selling fentanyl and heroin last year that resulted in a fatal overdose

Ohio News: Two Toledo men charged in federal court for stealing dozens of guns in firearms store burglary

Oregon, Ohio – Two Toledo men were charged in federal court after allegedly stealing dozens of guns from a firearms store in Oregon, Ohio. Emmanuel Riley, 27, and Sevario Whitaker, 36, were each charged with theft from a federal firearms licensee and possession of a stolen firearm. “These defendants are accused of breaking into a … Continue reading Ohio News: Two Toledo men charged in federal court for stealing dozens of guns in firearms store burglary

Ohio News: Mexican citizen, Brian Isael Velazquez-Mata living in Massillon indicted for attempting to illegally ship eight firearms and ammunition from Canton to Laredo, Texas

Massillon, Ohio – A Mexican citizen living in Massillon was indicted for attempting to illegally ship eight firearms and ammunition from Canton to Laredo, Texas. Brian Isael Velazquez-Mata, 24, was indicted on one count of delivery of firearms and ammunition to common carrier without written notice for transportation or shipment in interstate commerce to unlicensed person. … Continue reading Ohio News: Mexican citizen, Brian Isael Velazquez-Mata living in Massillon indicted for attempting to illegally ship eight firearms and ammunition from Canton to Laredo, Texas

Ohio News: Maple Heights woman, Rachelette McKissack indicted for robbing the same store on Chagrin Boulevard in Woodmere on consecutive days

Maple Heights, Ohio – A Maple Heights woman was indicted for robbing the same store on Chagrin Boulevard in Woodmere on consecutive days. Rachelette McKissack, 26, was indicted on one count of brandishing a firearm in relation to a crime of violence and two counts of interference with commerce through robbery. McKissack robbed the Cleveland … Continue reading Ohio News: Maple Heights woman, Rachelette McKissack indicted for robbing the same store on Chagrin Boulevard in Woodmere on consecutive days

Ohio News: Canton man, Jeremy Pleasant with history of firearms and gang violence sentenced to nearly six years in prison for having loaded gun

Canton, Ohio – A Canton man with a history of firearms and gang violence was sentenced to nearly six years in prison for having a firearm. Jeremy Pleasant, 35, was sentenced to 70 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Dan Polster. Pleasant previously pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm … Continue reading Ohio News: Canton man, Jeremy Pleasant with history of firearms and gang violence sentenced to nearly six years in prison for having loaded gun

Ohio News: Toledo couple indicted for conspiracy to use explosives and firearms to kill and injure others

Toledo, Ohio – A Toledo couple was indicted in federal court for their roles in a conspiracy to use explosives and firearms to kill and injure others. Elizabeth Lecron, 23, and Vincent Armstrong, 23, were each indicted on one count of conspiracy to transport or receive an explosive with intent to kill, injure or intimidate any … Continue reading Ohio News: Toledo couple indicted for conspiracy to use explosives and firearms to kill and injure others