trafficking

Missouri News: Bolivar Man, Jerod K. Eley, Indicted for Meth Trafficking

SPRINGFIELD, MO – A Bolivar, Missouri man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for possessing methamphetamine to distribute. Jerod K. Eley, 36, was charged in an indictment returned under seal by a federal grand jury in Springfield, Missouri, on September 18, 2018.  That indictment was unsealed and made public following Eley’s arrest by … Continue reading Missouri News: Bolivar Man, Jerod K. Eley, Indicted for Meth Trafficking

New Mexico News: AG Balderas Keeps Convicted Child Trafficker, Sharoski Jackson, Behind Bars

Sharoski Jackson Will Remain Behind Bars According to New Mexico Attorney General, Hector Balderas ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Thursday, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced that Sharoski Jackson, the man convicted of trafficking a child in 2013, will remain behind bars.  A Court of Appeals judge Thursday ruled that Jackson knowingly recruited, solicited, enticed, transported or obtained a person under … Continue reading New Mexico News: AG Balderas Keeps Convicted Child Trafficker, Sharoski Jackson, Behind Bars

Florida News: Palm Beach County Resident, Robert F. Lasky Convicted of Conspiracy to Commit Sex Trafficking of a Minor

West Palm Beach, Florida – On July 13, 2018, a federal jury in West Palm Beach, Florida, convicted Charles Edward Smith of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of a minor. Benjamin G. Greenberg, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Robert F. Lasky, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Miami … Continue reading Florida News: Palm Beach County Resident, Robert F. Lasky Convicted of Conspiracy to Commit Sex Trafficking of a Minor

Louisiana News: Tangipahoa Parish Men Charged With Drug Trafficking and Firearms Offenses

Louisiana – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that JERRY PEA, age 42 of Ponchatoula, and JAMES JACKSON, age 34 of Hammond, were indicted yesterday by a federal grand jury on one count of conspiring to distribute crack cocaine and heroin in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 846; five counts … Continue reading Louisiana News: Tangipahoa Parish Men Charged With Drug Trafficking and Firearms Offenses

Massachusetts News: Providence Man, Dario Bier Romero and Dominican National Indicted for Trafficking Fentanyl

Defendants allegedly possessed three kilos of fentanyl at time of arrest; additional kilo found during search BOSTON, Ms. – A Providence man and a Dominican national have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Boston on charges of fentanyl conspiracy. Dario Bier Romero, 27, of Providence, R.I., and Luis Cirino, 35, a Dominican national … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Providence Man, Dario Bier Romero and Dominican National Indicted for Trafficking Fentanyl

Pennsylvania News: Clairton Man, Samuel Lopresti Sentenced for Role in Cocaine Trafficking Scheme

PITTSBURGH, PA – A resident of Clairton, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to three years’ probation, 180 days of which is to be served in home confinement, and a $7,500 fine on his conviction of conspiracy to distribute narcotics, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. United States District Judge Arthur J. … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Clairton Man, Samuel Lopresti Sentenced for Role in Cocaine Trafficking Scheme

Ohio News: DAYTON, Seven Charged in Methamphetamine Trafficking Conspiracy

DAYTON, Ohio – A federal indictment unsealed today charges seven people with engaging in a methamphetamine trafficking conspiracy in the Miami Valley and across southern and central Ohio. Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio and Timothy J. Plancon, Special Agent in Charge, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), announced the charges contained … Continue reading Ohio News: DAYTON, Seven Charged in Methamphetamine Trafficking Conspiracy

Kansas News: U.S. Attorney to Open Human Trafficking Conference in Manhattan

MANHATTAN, KAN. – U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister will open the 2018 Human Trafficking Conference July 10 in Manhattan, Kan. McAllister will speak at 8 a.m.  Tuesday at the Manhattan Conference Center, 410 S. 3rd Street in Manhattan, to begin the two-day event. About 200 victim service providers, prosecutors, healthcare professionals, educators and law enforcement officers … Continue reading Kansas News: U.S. Attorney to Open Human Trafficking Conference in Manhattan