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A Pierce County meth dealer who had nearly 60 guns and $34,000 on hand when his operation was busted in 2016 was sentenced Friday to 15 years in federal prison. Gerald Claude Carlson, 57, was found guilty in a January jury trial in U.S. District Court in Tacoma of possession of ...
Two Foreign Nationals, Ibrahim Alu & George Ismail Sentenced to Federal Prison for Role in Austin-Based S.I.R.F. Scheme ... Both Alu and Ismail used their time in the United States to participate in a fraudulent scheme to steal the identity of hundreds of U.S. citizens and exploit those identities for ...

A Cape Girardeau man was sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for methamphetamine offenses, according to Donald Boyce, U.S. Attorney of ... Carlos Hemphill, 35, was sentenced 135 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to a one-count indictment of conspiracy to distribute more than ...
U.S. District Judge Manish S. Shah on Wednesday imposed the 45-year sentence in federal court in Chicago. Delaney, of Battle Creek, Mich., and formerly of Palatine, Ill., was previously convicted by a jury on eight sex trafficking counts. The sentence was announced by John R. Lausch, Jr., United ...
... in Cedar Rapids by Chief U.S. District Court Judge Leonard T. Strand. Sayles was sentenced to 57 months' imprisonment. He must also serve a three-year term of supervised release after the prison term. There is no parole in the federal system. Sayles is being held in the United States Marshal's ...

San Juanita Garcia, 36, was sentenced to 37 months in federal prison Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Randy Crane, who determined she was involved in a conspiracy to move .... San Juanita Garcia, who does not have legal status to be in the United States, will be deported at the end of her prison term.
CEDAR RAPIDS --- A convicted felon who possessed stolen firearms was sentenced last week to two years in federal prison. Joshua Glen Sargent, 34, of Fayette, ... Sargent was sentenced in Cedar Rapids by U.S. District Court Judge Linda R. Reade to 24 months' imprisonment. He was ordered to make ...
MISSOULA - The United States Attorney's Office announced Friday that Jason Morris was sentenced to 132 months in prison, lifetime supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. Chief U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen presided over the hearing. Morris previously entered a guilty plea to the ...
A 33-year-old Thornton man has been sentenced to federal prison on drug charges. Richard Thomas Slate was sentenced Thursday by U.S. District Judge Alan B. Johnson to 10 years in prison for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, according to the U.S. attorney for Wyoming. Slate, who was ...
Later, Brunt sold heroin on four occasions to an undercover officer with the Dane County Narcotics Task Force, according to a report from U.S. Attorney Scott Blader. Brunt and co-defendant Claudius Fincher were arrested last September on the way to selling heroin to an undercover officer, Blader's report ...
McDonald was charged last fall by the U.S. Attorney's Office in Cleveland with illegally obtaining a $225,000 loan in a friend's name in 2011, allegedly in order to establish a line of credit for a friend's business. The friend was unaware of what McDonald had done, the FBI and U.S. Attorney's office said at the ...
York City cocaine trafficker gets 14 years in federal prison ... A previously convicted drug dealer who police said trafficked multiple pounds of cocaine to York City every week or so has been sentenced to 14 years in federal prison. ... That (fashion trend) has helped us out numerous times over the years.".
Charleston, South Carolina ---- United States Attorney Beth Drake stated today that Delano McPherson, 29, from Charleston, South Carolina, was sentenced in federal court by United States District Court Judge Richard M. Gergel, who imposed the maximum possible sentence under federal law. McPherson ...
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In court documents, Assistant U.S. Attorney Sherrie Capotosto asked for a sentence of 40 years in prison – the low end of federal guidelines. She noted Moody, 35, had spent the majority of his adult life committing crimes. She said his decision to deal heroin mixed with fentanyl "may have caused the ...
MCALLEN, Texas — A South Texas man was sentenced March 26 to 20 years in federal prison for his leadership role in a drug trafficking case involving nearly 40 kilograms of cocaine. This sentencing was announced by U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick, Southern District of Texas. This case was investigated ...
The hearing has bipartisan support from U.S. Sens. Bob Casey, D-Scranton and Pat Toomey, R-Zionsville and U.S. Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson, R-Howard. The reduction in prison staff is occurring across the board, with 6,000 positions reduced across the nation, Fausey said. The reductions place guards, ...
BILLINGS – Joseph Alan Nyhart, a 35-year-old resident of Livingston, was sentenced today to 36 months in prison followed by 3 years supervised release after pleading guilty to being a prohibited person in possession of firearms in December. U.S. District Judge Susan Watters handed down the sentence.
A midstate man has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for running what authorities called a "heroin mill" in Lebanon County. U.S. Middle District Judge John E. Jones III imposed that penalty on 39-year-old Leandro Nazario nearly three years after the DEA and the Lebanon County Drug Task ...
A Virginia man serving time in federal prison for child pornography crimes is facing an additional 10 years after the FBI found him and several other ... Seven other men, all serving sentences for child porn crimes, were involved in the prison possession and distribution ring, the U.S. Attorney's Office of New ...
During the execution of a February 2016 search warrant of Steven Whyte's residence, Kalamzoo police found heroin, drug packaging materials and a firearm. The resulting criminal charges led to a life sentence in federal prison for Whyte. [Courtesy/U.S. Attorney's Office Western District of Michigan].
A status conference is set for Friday in a decades-old federal lawsuit concerning inhumane conditions at the territory's prison, and it's likely that officials with the Bureau of Corrections will have to explain how a prisoner managed to escape from Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility on March 15.
(WBAY) - Eight people have been sentenced to federal prison for a meth operation in the Fox Valley. The United States Attorney's Office in Green Bay says all eight defendants pleaded guilty to meth and drug-related crimes between May 11, 2017 and January 11, 2018. Prosecutors say the defendants ...
A Florida man was sentenced Tuesday to nine years in federal prison for planting credit card skimming devices inside gas pumps in Madison that were used ... U.S. District Judge William Conley said he didn't impose the sentence on Alejandro Arias-Perez lightly, but said he felt compelled to hand down the ...
A former Spectrum Brands employee was sentenced to 3½ years in federal prison in Madison Tuesday for setting up an elaborate fraud scheme that ... Shonn Northam, 46, of Briggsville, also was sentenced by U.S. District Judge James Peterson to three years of supervised release and ordered to pay back ...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - A Knoxville man was sentenced Monday to nearly four years in prison for defrauding the U.S. government of tens of thousands of dollars by filing fraudulent income tax returns. Larry Steven Covington, Jr., 39, pleaded guilty in May 2017 and was sentenced Monday to 46 months ...
AMARILLO, Texas — A Panhandle Texas man was sentenced this week to 212 months in federal prison for distributing methamphetamine. This sentence was announced by U.S. Attorney Erin Nealy Cox of the Northern District of Texas. This case was investigated by the following agencies: Drug ...
Diego Morales-Ramirez, 25, a citizen of Mexico was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Ed Kinkeade to 120 months in federal prison following his guilty plea in ... Morales-Ramirez was advised he was going to be detained for being illegally present in the United States, and officers offered to return his vehicle ...
A Kentucky congressman says federal officials have given the green light to build a prison in an Appalachian county hard hit by the coal economy's downturn. U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers says the Federal Bureau of Prisons has signaled its intent to move forward with the prison project in Letcher County in ...
FEDERAL PRISON PROJECT IN KENTUCKY WINS FINAL APPROVAL ... U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers said he was notified Friday by Attorney General Jeff Sessions that the Letcher County project had cleared a final hurdle with ... Rogers said the project also will help ease overcrowding at other federal prisons.
Federal Prison Project in Kentucky Wins Final Approval ... U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers said he was notified Friday by Attorney General Jeff Sessions that the Letcher County project had cleared a final hurdle with federal prisons ... Rogers said the project also will help ease overcrowding at other federal prisons.
U.S. Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) announced that the Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons have signed a Record of Decision regarding the construction of a high security prison in Letcher County, Kentucky. The Record of Decision is a public document, the final step in the National Environmental ...
U.S. District Judge Sidney A. Fitzwater sentenced Jose Santillan, 25, of Amarillo, Texas, earlier this week to 212 months' in federal prison. Santillan was convicted in December 2017, following a three-day trial, on one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of ...
Lei Chen, 51, of Pasadena was sentenced by United States District Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald. Chen was further ordered to pay restitution to eight victim financial institutions – American Express, Bank of America, Barclays, Capital One, Chase Bank, Citigroup, Discovery, and U.S. Bank – in the amount of ...
GREENEVILLE — A Hawkins County man involved in an 18-person methamphetamine distribution ring has been sentenced to 210 months in federal prison. Jonathan Delph received the sentence on March 22 in U.S. District Court in Greeneville. Delph and 17 codefendants were charged in July of last ...
Carson Sibley, age 27, of LaCrosse, Wisconsin, was already a registered sex offender in his home state after being convicted of felony Possession of Child Pornography in Hawaii in 2013, and he pled guilty to one count of felony Enticement in U.S. District Court in Cedar Rapids in late September.
(WATE) - An East Tennessee man has been sentenced to 79 months in federal prison today after pleading guilty to possessing stolen firearms in ... According to the plea agreement on file with U.S. District Court, in February 2016, the stolen firearms were loaded into a vehicle belonging to Gentry and driven ...
SCRANTON — A Plymouth man has been sentenced to serve more than two years in federal prison for his role in a Luzerne County drug ring, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Cleveland Linder, 33, previously pleaded guilty to conspiring with others to deal heroin, according to prosecutors.
CEDAR RAPIDS — A Tipton man who produced and traded child pornography with others was convicted by a jury in federal court, following a four day trial last week. Christian Hansen, 40, was convicted in U.S. District Court of one count of sexual exploitation of a child, one count of sexually exploiting a ...
CEDAR RAPIDS — A federal judge said Tuesday he “struggled” with the decision to go along with the plea agreements that gave a Waterloo couple 10 years, the minimum sentence for sex trafficking teens. U.S. District Chief Judge Leonard Strand asked the prosecution and defense in separate hearings ...
Two Winston-Salem men were sentenced Monday to federal prison for committing more than $1 million in health care fraud through a company they started in ... Each man had faced a maximum prison sentence of five years and a fine of up to $250,000, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's ...
An Erie woman who possessed and planned to distribute more than 65 grams of the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl received 10 years in prison at her sentencing Monday in U.S. District Court in Erie. The defendant, Tiesha L. Henderson, 31, could have received 15 or more years in prison under federal ...
Shownee Shon Smith, 41, was sentenced today to over 10 years in prison by United States District Judge Percy Anderson for robbing a Wells Fargo Bank branch in East Pasadena while armed with a loaded shotgun. In addition to the prison term, Smith was sentenced to five years of supervised release ...
A New Jersey optometrist who operated several Southwestern Pennsylvania vision centers will spend nearly three years in federal prison for committing up to a half-million dollars worth of health care fraud, according to U.S. Attorney Scott Brady. A judge on Monday sentenced Dr. Vincent J. Gamuzza, ...
Defendant Tiesha Henderson tried to flush more than 65 grams of the deadly opioid down a toilet, investigators said. An Erie woman who possessed and planned to distribute more than 65 grams of the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl received 10 years in prison at her sentencing Monday in U.S. District ...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) - United States Attorney Beth Drake stated today that Dominique Raheem Manigo, “Doma”, age 19, of Walterboro, was sentenced for felon in possession of firearms and ammunition, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 922(g)(1). United States District Judge ...
Three inmates are back in police custody after they escaped the Federal Prison Camp in Millington, TN Friday night, according to the Millington Police ... When another inmate escaped in November 2017, the Federal Bureau of Prisons didn't notify the U.S. Marshals until four hours later and never told ...


 

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