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Missouri News: Kentucky Truck Driver, Prior Sex Offender, Gregory Marshall, Indicted for Child Pornography

SPRINGFIELD, MO – A Kentucky truck driver and prior sex offender was indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday for transporting child pornography. Gregory Marshall, 57, of Paducah, Ky., was charged by a federal grand jury in Springfield, Mo., with one count of transporting child pornography.  Tuesday’s indictment replaces a federal criminal complaint that was … Continue reading Missouri News: Kentucky Truck Driver, Prior Sex Offender, Gregory Marshall, Indicted for Child Pornography

Missouri News: Former Pharmacy Technician, Marc F. Musil, Indicted for Stealing Fentanyl, Morphine

SPRINGFIELD, MO – A former pharmacy technician at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Mo., was indicted by a federal grand jury today for stealing fentanyl and morphine from the pharmacy and replacing the drugs with saline solution. Marc F. Musil, 36, of Springfield, Mo., was charged with two counts of tampering with a consumer product … Continue reading Missouri News: Former Pharmacy Technician, Marc F. Musil, Indicted for Stealing Fentanyl, Morphine

Missouri News: Joplin Man, Richard James York, Sentenced to 25 Years for Child Sexual Exploitation

SPRINGFIELD, MO – A Joplin, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court today for recording cell phone videos of his sexual assaults upon a 9-year-old victim. Richard James York, 27, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to 25 years in federal prison without parole. On Jan. 31, 2018, York pleaded guilty to … Continue reading Missouri News: Joplin Man, Richard James York, Sentenced to 25 Years for Child Sexual Exploitation

Missouri News: Howard Roberts, Who Defrauded Springfield Woman Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Howard Roberts was sentenced to 20 years in prison on June 22 for defrauding a Springfield woman out of $250,000.  The division previously issued a cease and desist order against Roberts in December 2015 and a consent order in December 2016. Ashcroft urges all investors to know the risks. If you … Continue reading Missouri News: Howard Roberts, Who Defrauded Springfield Woman Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

Missouri News: Springfield Man, Roosevelt Simpson Faces 20 Years in Prison for Heroin Conspiracy, Firearm

SPRINGFIELD, MO – A Springfield, Missouri, man pleaded guilty in federal court today to leading a conspiracy that distributed at least a kilogram of heroin in the Springfield area. Roosevelt Simpson, 60, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge David P. Rush to one count of conspiracy to distribute at least a kilogram of heroin and … Continue reading Missouri News: Springfield Man, Roosevelt Simpson Faces 20 Years in Prison for Heroin Conspiracy, Firearm

Missouri News: Springfield Man, Anthony Cotter Faces 30 Years in Prison for Sexual Exploitation of Children

SPRINGFIELD, MO – A Springfield, Missouri, man has pleaded guilty in federal court to sexually abusing a child and taking sexually explicit photographs of his victim. Anthony Cotter, 30, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge David P. Rush on Monday, June 18, 2018, to the sexual exploitation of children. By pleading guilty, Cotter admitted that … Continue reading Missouri News: Springfield Man, Anthony Cotter Faces 30 Years in Prison for Sexual Exploitation of Children

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. | Woman who took sanctuary in church gets one-year reprieve

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A woman who took sanctuary in a Massachusetts church to avoid deportation to her native Peru has been granted a one-year stay of removal by federal immigration officials. The Pioneer Valley Project and members of the South Congregational Church in Springfield have announced Monday that Gisella Collazo will be allowed to … Continue reading SPRINGFIELD, Mass. | Woman who took sanctuary in church gets one-year reprieve

SPRINGFIELD, Ill | Salmonella linked to pre-cut melon sickens 60 in Midwest

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Health officials say a salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon has sickened 60 people in five Midwestern states. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says Caito Foods LLC on Friday recalled pre-cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe and fruit medleys containing at least one of those melons that were produced at … Continue reading SPRINGFIELD, Ill | Salmonella linked to pre-cut melon sickens 60 in Midwest