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Massachusetts News: Worcester Man, Peter Hicks Sentenced for Marriage Fraud

Six women from Sub-Saharan Africa married defendant to gain legal status in U.S. BOSTON, Ms. – A Worcester man was sentenced Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in connection with entering into six fraudulent marriages in order to evade immigration laws. Peter Hicks, 57, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Timothy S. Hillman to two years … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Worcester Man, Peter Hicks Sentenced for Marriage Fraud

Massachusetts News: Worcester Man, Cleon Riley Pleads Guilty to Fentanyl, Cocaine and Firearm Charges

BOSTON, Ms. – A Worcester man pleaded guilty today in federal court in Worcester to drug and firearm charges. Cleon Riley, 36, pleaded guilty to one count of being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition, one count of distributing cocaine, and one count of possessing fentanyl with intent to distribute. U.S. District Court … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Worcester Man, Cleon Riley Pleads Guilty to Fentanyl, Cocaine and Firearm Charges

Massachusetts News: Worcester Man, James M. Stoddard Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Offense

Defendant previously convicted of possessing child pornography; possessed homemade child-like sex doll BOSTON, Ms. – A Worcester man pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Worcester to possessing child pornography. James M. Stoddard, 38, pleaded guilty to one count of possession of child pornography. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy S. Hillman scheduled sentencing for Jan. 3, … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Worcester Man, James M. Stoddard Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Offense

Massachusetts News: Worcester Man, Peter Hicks Pleads Guilty to Marriage Fraud

Six women from Sub-Saharan Africa married defendant to gain legal status in U.S. BOSTON, Ms. – A Worcester man pleaded guilty yesterday in connection with entering into six fraudulent marriages in order to evade immigration laws. Peter Hicks, 57, pleaded guilty to one count of marriage fraud. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy S. Hillman scheduled … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Worcester Man, Peter Hicks Pleads Guilty to Marriage Fraud

Massachusetts News: Worcester Man, James M. Stoddard Charged with Child Pornography Offense

Defendant previously convicted of possessing child pornography BOSTON,Ma – A Worcester man will appear in federal court in Worcester today in connection with possessing child pornography. James M. Stoddard, 38, was charged with one count of possession of child pornography. He will appear in federal court in Worcester today at 2:30 P.M. before U.S. District … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Worcester Man, James M. Stoddard Charged with Child Pornography Offense

Massachusetts News: Worcester Woman, Kristin Little Sentenced for Role in Federal Drug Conspiracy

BOSTON,Ma – A Worcester woman was sentenced in federal court in Worcester for her role in a heroin and cocaine conspiracy. Kristin Little, 34, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Timothy J. Hillman to 30 months in prison and four years of supervised release. In May 2018, Little pleaded guilty to one count of … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Worcester Woman, Kristin Little Sentenced for Role in Federal Drug Conspiracy