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Missouri News: Nigerian Immigrant, Hauwa Al-Hassan, Pleads Guilty to Day Care Fraud Scheme

KANSAS CITY, MO – The Nigerian owner of a day care center in Kansas City, Missouri pleaded guilty in federal court today to submitting false information to the government as part of a fraud scheme to receive federal child care subsidies. Hauwa Al-Hassan, 49, of Raymore, Missouri pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief District Judge Greg … Continue reading Missouri News: Nigerian Immigrant, Hauwa Al-Hassan, Pleads Guilty to Day Care Fraud Scheme

Missouri News: Versailles Man, Joseph Marin Melendez, Pleads Guilty to Illegally Possessing Nine Firearms Stolen from Pawn Shop

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – A Versailles, Missouri man who stole nine firearms during the burglary of a local pawn shop pleaded guilty in federal court today for illegally possessing the firearms. Joseph Marin Melendez, 47, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Willie J. Epps, Jr., to being a felon in possession of firearms. By pleading … Continue reading Missouri News: Versailles Man, Joseph Marin Melendez, Pleads Guilty to Illegally Possessing Nine Firearms Stolen from Pawn Shop

Virginia News: Former Henrico Middle School Teacher, Jeffrey Michael Lazenby, Pleads Guilty to Computer Solicitation of a Minor

RICHMOND, VA – Jeffrey Michael Lazenby, 32, of Prince Edward County, pled guilty yesterday to nine counts of computer solicitation of a minor in Prince Edward Circuit Court.  He will be sentenced on January 9, 2019 and will face a mandatory minimum term of five years of imprisonment.  Attorney General Mark R. Herring made the … Continue reading Virginia News: Former Henrico Middle School Teacher, Jeffrey Michael Lazenby, Pleads Guilty to Computer Solicitation of a Minor

PHILADELPHIA | Exchange student pleads guilty to firearm charge for threat

PHILADELPHIA  — A Taiwanese exchange student accused of threatening to carry out a shooting at his suburban Philadelphia high school pleaded guilty to a federal firearms charge Tuesday. An-Tso Sun was arraigned in federal court, where he entered the guilty plea. A judge scheduled sentencing for December, but Sun’s defense attorney asked that the date … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Exchange student pleads guilty to firearm charge for threat

Missouri News: Former Church Employee, Nathaniel D. Nelson, Pleads Guilty to Arson

Fire, Racist Graffiti Used to Cover up Burglary KANSAS CITY, MO – A former church maintenance worker pleaded guilty in federal court today to arson after setting a fire at Concord Cultural Center in Kansas City, Missouri and spray-painting racist graffiti on the front of the adjoining church, Concord Fortress of Hope, in an effort … Continue reading Missouri News: Former Church Employee, Nathaniel D. Nelson, Pleads Guilty to Arson

TEMPE, Ariz. | Van Damme’s son pleads guilty in Arizona knife incident

TEMPE, Ariz. — A son of actor Jean-Claude Van Damme has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct for holding his roommate at knifepoint at their apartment in suburban Phoenix. Nicholas Van Varenberg had a change of plea hearing Wednesday. He’s now scheduled to be sentenced on Oct. 3 and authorities say Van Varenberg likely will get … Continue reading TEMPE, Ariz. | Van Damme’s son pleads guilty in Arizona knife incident

SAN DIEGO | Former All-Star pitcher Loaiza pleads guilty to drug charges

SAN DIEGO  — Former All-Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza, who earned more than $43 million over 14 seasons, pleaded guilty Friday to federal drug charges in California. Loiza acknowledged that he possessed about 20 kilograms (44 pounds) of cocaine with intent to distribute. He faces up a minimum of 10 years in a prison and maximum … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | Former All-Star pitcher Loaiza pleads guilty to drug charges

Missouri News: Poplar Bluff Man, Antwoine Carnell Johnson, Pleads Guilty to Gun, Drug Charges

ST LOUIS, MO – The United States Attorney’s Office announced that Antwoine Carnell Johnson, Age 23, of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, pled guilty to charges of Possession of Heroin with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute, and Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime.  Johnson appeared before United … Continue reading Missouri News: Poplar Bluff Man, Antwoine Carnell Johnson, Pleads Guilty to Gun, Drug Charges