Sherri A. Lydon

South Carolina News: Illegal Alien, Paulino Luna-Gonzalez Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Unlawfully Entering the United States for Sixth Time

Florence, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Paulino Luna-Gonzalez, 45, a Mexican citizen, pled guilty in federal court to illegally re-entering the United States after being deported. Evidence presented to the court showed that on May 13, 2018, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)-Enforcement and Removal Operations Deportation Officers discovered Luna-Gonzalez … Continue reading South Carolina News: Illegal Alien, Paulino Luna-Gonzalez Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Unlawfully Entering the United States for Sixth Time

South Carolina News: Horry County Man, Glendell Long Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearm Charge

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Glendell Long, a/k/a “Okera Uzoma,” 46, of Longs, South Carolina, pled guilty in federal court to being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. Evidence presented to the court showed that in March 2018, officers with the Horry County Police … Continue reading South Carolina News: Horry County Man, Glendell Long Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearm Charge

South Carolina News: Florence Resident, Shanteley Latrice Howard Sentenced to Federal Prison for Manufacturing and Passing Counterfeit Money

Florence, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Shanteley Latrice Howard, 33, of Florence, South Carolina, was sentenced to federal prison for conspiracy to manufacture and pass counterfeit money. Evidence presented to the court showed that Howard was involved in a conspiracy to manufacture and pass counterfeit $100 and $50 bills … Continue reading South Carolina News: Florence Resident, Shanteley Latrice Howard Sentenced to Federal Prison for Manufacturing and Passing Counterfeit Money

South Carolina News: Illegal Alien, Marcos Rodriguez Lopez Who Fired at Officers Sentenced on Federal Drug Trafficking Charges

Charleston, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Marcos Rodriguez Lopez, 34, a Mexican citizen located in Gaston, South Carolina, was sentenced to nearly 22 years in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine. According to court documents, Lopez and others conspired to possess with … Continue reading South Carolina News: Illegal Alien, Marcos Rodriguez Lopez Who Fired at Officers Sentenced on Federal Drug Trafficking Charges

South Carolina News: Columbia, Nicole Halliett Holland, Former Fifth Circuit Director of Communications Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Fraud

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced that Nicole Halliett Holland, 49, former Director of Communications for the Fifth Circuit Solicitor’s Office and a resident of Columbia, pled guilty in federal court today to two fraud counts, one Wire Fraud and the other Mail Fraud. Senior United States District Court Judge … Continue reading South Carolina News: Columbia, Nicole Halliett Holland, Former Fifth Circuit Director of Communications Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Fraud

South Carolina News: Anderson Man, Wesley Dallas Ayers Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Using Weapons of Mass Destruction

Greenville, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Wesley Dallas Ayers, 27, of Anderson, South Carolina, pled guilty in federal court to using, attempting to use, and threatening to use weapons of mass destruction; possession and discharge of a firearm in furtherance of a violent crime; and use of an … Continue reading South Carolina News: Anderson Man, Wesley Dallas Ayers Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Using Weapons of Mass Destruction

South Carolina News: West Virginia Man, Thomas Owen Haynes Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Distributing and Possessing Child Pornography

Charleston, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Thomas Owen Haynes II, 47, of Bluefield, West Virginia, formerly of Ladson, South Carolina, was sentenced to five years in federal prison for distribution, receipt, and possession of child pornography. According to court documents, the Department of Justice’s Internet Crimes Against Children task … Continue reading South Carolina News: West Virginia Man, Thomas Owen Haynes Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Distributing and Possessing Child Pornography

South Carolina News: Columbia Man, Ernest Gerod Sims Charged in Multi-Defendant Drug Case Sentenced

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Ernest Gerod Sims, a/k/a “Kojack,” 44, of Columbia, South Carolina, was sentenced to over 15 years in federal prison for his role in a crack cocaine distribution conspiracy. According to court documents, on August 13, 2014, the Columbia Police Department, in conjunction with … Continue reading South Carolina News: Columbia Man, Ernest Gerod Sims Charged in Multi-Defendant Drug Case Sentenced