Robert J. Higdon

South Carolina News: Lumberton Man, JAMES SPENCER BELL Sentenced on Drug and Firearm Charges

GREENVILLE, S.C. — The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr., announced that United States District Judge Malcolm J. Howard sentenced JAMES SPENCER BELL, 29, of Lumberton to 241 months’ imprisonment, followed by 5 years of supervised release. BELL, was charged in a seven count indictment filed in … Continue reading South Carolina News: Lumberton Man, JAMES SPENCER BELL Sentenced on Drug and Firearm Charges

North Carolina News: RALEIGH, FERNAN SANCHEZ Pleads Guilty to Over $464,000 in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Fraud Committed While on Probation

RALEIGH, N.C. – December 3, 2018 – United States Attorney Robert J. Higdon, Jr. announced that today in federal court, FERNAN SANCHEZ, 51, waived indictment and pleaded guilty to SNAP fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering charges. SNAP, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, is a federally funded, national program established by the … Continue reading North Carolina News: RALEIGH, FERNAN SANCHEZ Pleads Guilty to Over $464,000 in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Fraud Committed While on Probation

North Carolina News: Wilmington Man, RICARDO JEROME BENNETT, SR. Convicted for Receipt of Child Pornography

RALEIGH, N.C. – The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr., announced that last evening, in federal court, RICARDO JEROME BENNETT, SR., 47, of Wilmington, North Carolina was found guilty of two counts of receipt of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography containing minors … Continue reading North Carolina News: Wilmington Man, RICARDO JEROME BENNETT, SR. Convicted for Receipt of Child Pornography

North Carolina News: New Bern Man, CALVIN MARK WILSON Pleads Guilty to Multi-Year Heroin and Marijuana Conspiracy

RALEIGH, N.C. – United States Attorney Robert J. Higdon, Jr. announced that yesterday in federal court, before Chief United States District Judge Terrence W. Boyle CALVIN MARK WILSON, 34, of New Bern, North Carolina pled guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute one thousand (1,000) grams or more of heroin … Continue reading North Carolina News: New Bern Man, CALVIN MARK WILSON Pleads Guilty to Multi-Year Heroin and Marijuana Conspiracy

North Carolina News: Nashville Man, MICHAEL LEE DRAKE Sentenced for Drug Conspiracy

RALEIGH, N.C. – United States Attorney Robert J. Higdon, Jr. announced that today in federal court, United States District Judge James C. Dever III sentenced MICHAEL LEE DRAKE, 52, of Nashville, North Carolina to 120 months imprisonment, followed by 8 years of supervised release. DRAKE was named in an Indictment filed on April 19, 2018 … Continue reading North Carolina News: Nashville Man, MICHAEL LEE DRAKE Sentenced for Drug Conspiracy

North Carolina News: Mexican Citizen, MARIA DEL CARMEN URIETA-LAGUNAS Sentenced for Passport Fraud

RALEIGH, N.C. – Robert J. Higdon, Jr., United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, announces that MARIA DEL CARMEN URIETA-LAGUNAS, age 50, of Mexico, illegally present in the United States and residing in Wake County, North Carolina, was sentenced today to 6 months imprisonment. On August 23, 2018 URIETA-LAGUNAS pled guilty to … Continue reading North Carolina News: Mexican Citizen, MARIA DEL CARMEN URIETA-LAGUNAS Sentenced for Passport Fraud

North Carolina News: Raleigh Man, LYCURTIS QUAMAE LEON THOMPSON Sentenced to 48 Months for Firearm Offense

RALEIGH, N.C. – The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr., announced that today, LYCURTIS QUAMAE LEON THOMPSON, 25, of Raleigh, was sentenced by United States District Judge James C. Dever, III for felon in possession of a firearm. Judge Dever sentenced THOMPSON to 48 months’ imprisonment followed … Continue reading North Carolina News: Raleigh Man, LYCURTIS QUAMAE LEON THOMPSON Sentenced to 48 Months for Firearm Offense

North Carolina News: Raleigh Man, ANDREW HARGETT, JR. Convicted of Federal Drug and Firearms Charges Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

RALEIGH, N.C. – The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr., announced that today, United States District Judge James C. Dever III sentenced ANDREW HARGETT, JR. 46, to 240 months imprisonment followed by 8 years of supervised release. HARGETT was also fined $10,000.00. HARGETT was convicted by a … Continue reading North Carolina News: Raleigh Man, ANDREW HARGETT, JR. Convicted of Federal Drug and Firearms Charges Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison