Category: us department of justice

Berne: Samuel G. Graber Fined For Killing A Bald Eagle

Berne Man, Samuel G. Graber Fined For Killing A Bald Eagle FORT WAYNE (STL.News) Samuel G. Graber, age 24, of Berne, Indiana, was sentenced before U.S. Magistrate Court Judge Susan Collins following his plea of guilty to unlawfully killing a…

Pittsburgh: Ronika Somerville Sentenced for Drug Trafficking

Pittsburgh Woman, Ronika Somerville Sentenced for Role in Drug Trafficking Activity of South Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH (STL.News) A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 2 years’ probation on her conviction of narcotics trafficking in connection with…

Chandra Harmon pleads guilty to aiding and abetting witness tampering

Kentucky woman, Chandra Harmon pleads guilty to aiding and abetting witness tampering in case involving murder of her ex-son-in-law DAYTON (STL.News) A Burlington, Ky. woman pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Dayton today to aiding and abetting her daughter…

Houston: David Mearis gets life for trafficking girls for sex

Houston man, David Mearis gets life for trafficking girls for sex HOUSTON (STL.News) A 45-year-old Houston man has been sent to prison and ordered to pay nearly $1 million following his convictions on five separate counts of sex trafficking involving…

January 11, 2021 is National Day of Human Trafficking Awareness

January 11, 2021 is National Day of Human Trafficking Awareness (STL.News) Mention “human trafficking” in the same sentence with “Vermont,” and the reaction may be one of surprise and disbelief.  Although Vermont may seem insulated from such a horrendous and…

Gravette: Codi Dannell Bates Sentenced For Theft Of Government Funds

Former Sulphur Springs Office Administrator, Codi Dannell Bates Sentenced To Over Two And Half Years In Federal Prison For Theft Of Government Funds Fayetteville, AR (STL.News) David Clay Fowlkes, First Assistant United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas,…

U.S. Attorney Condemns Violence at U.S. Capitol

U.S. Attorney Condemns Violence at U.S. Capitol Kelly Thornton (619) 546-9726 SAN DIEGO (STL.News) U.S. Attorney Robert Brewer issued the following statement: On January 6, 2021, a mob attacked the United States Capitol.  This was a shameful and reprehensible affront…

Jeffrey Porch Pleads Guilty to Producing Pornographic Photos

Pittsburgh Man, Jeffrey Porch Pleads Guilty to Producing Pornographic Photos of Children PITTSBURGH (STL.News) A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of production of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States…

David Wagner Sentenced For Securities And Wire Fraud

Chairman Of Venture Capital Funds, David Wagner Sentenced To Six Years For Securities And Wire Fraud In Manhattan Federal Court (STL.News) Audrey Strauss, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that DAVID WAGNER was…

Gary: Varnell Dixon Sentenced for Possessing Firearm

Gary Man, Varnell Dixon Sentenced to 60 Months Imprisonment for Possessing Firearm in Furtherance of Drug Trafficking Crime HAMMOND (STL.News) Varnell Dixon, 24, of Gary, Indiana, was sentenced by Judge James T. Moody to 60 months imprisonment following his guilty…

Chicago: Hirenkumar P. Chaudhari Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering

Suburban Chicago Man, Hirenkumar P. Chaudhari Pleads Guilty to Laundering Proceeds From Telemarketing Scheme That Defrauded Elderly Victims CHICAGO (STL.News) A suburban Chicago man has pleaded guilty in federal court to laundering cash proceeds from a telemarketing scheme that defrauded…

U.S. Attorney Robert M. Duncan, Jr. Announces Resignation

U.S. Attorney Robert M. Duncan, Jr. Announces Resignation LEXINGTON, KY (STL.News) United States Attorney Robert M. Duncan, Jr. has announced his resignation, effective midnight, Sunday, January 24, 2021.  Following his resignation, he will enter the private practice of law in…