Former Paramedic Pleads Guilty to Stealing, Diluting Ambulance Drugs | USAO-WDMO
By: Date: September 23, 2020 Categories: Missouri - Western District

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A former emergency medical technician at Mercy Medical Center pleaded guilty in federal court today to stealing fentanyl and hydromorphone from dozens of vials used by ambulances in Carthage and Mount Vernon, Missouri, and replacing the drugs with saline or water solution. “A former paramedic abused his position of trust by stealing…

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El Dorado Springs Woman, New Jersey Man Sentenced to 18 Years for Producing Child Pornography | USAO-WDMO
By: Date: September 23, 2020 Categories: Missouri - Western District

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – An El Dorado Springs, Missouri, woman and a North Plainfield, New Jersey, man were sentenced in federal court today for producing child pornography. Amanda Errin Hunt, 41, and Daniel Thomas Baggott, 38, each were sentenced by U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes to 18 years and four months in federal prison without…

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Forsyth Sex Offender Sentenced to 20 Years for Child Pornography | USAO-WDMO
By: Date: September 23, 2020 Categories: Missouri - Western District

SPRINGFIELD, MO (USDOJ.Today) A prior sex offender in Forsyth, Missouri, was sentenced in federal court today for receiving and distributing child pornography. Timothy Wayne Carnelison Jr., 35, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes to 20 in federal prison without parole. The court also sentenced Carnelison to spend the rest of his life…

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Neosho Sex Offender Sentenced to 15 Years for Child Pornography | USAO-WDMO
By: Date: September 22, 2020 Categories: Missouri - Western District Tags: ,

SPRINGFIELD, MO (USDOJ.Today) A prior sex offender in Neosho, Missouri, was sentenced in federal court today for receiving and distributing child pornography. Benjamin H. Cole, 39, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes to 15 years and eight months in federal prison without parole. The court also sentenced Cole to spend the rest…

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Statement By Department Of Justice Spokesperson Kerri Kupec On The Execution Of William Emmett Lecroy Jr. | OPA
By: Date: September 22, 2020 Categories: DOJ

Department of Justice Spokesperson Kerri Kupec has issued the following statement: “Today, William Emmett LeCroy Jr., 50, was executed at U.S. Penitentiary Terre Haute in accordance with the capital sentence recommended by a federal jury and imposed by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia in 2004.  LeCroy was pronounced dead at…

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Attorney General William P. Barr Announces Updates on Operation Legend at Press Conference in Milwaukee | OPA
By: Date: September 22, 2020 Categories: DOJ

At a press conference in Milwaukee today, Attorney General William P. Barr announced updates on Operation Legend. He was joined by Matthew D. Krueger, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, who announced charges against 26 defendants who allegedly operated a violent drug trafficking organization in Milwaukee. Law enforcement resources allocated by Operation Legend…

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Oil Trader Indicted in International Bribery and Money Laundering Conspiracy Involving Corrupt Payments to Ecuadorian Officials | OPA
By: Date: September 22, 2020 Categories: DOJ

A federal grand jury in the Eastern District of New York returned an indictment today against a trader at the U.S. subsidiary of a multinational oil distributor and trading company (Trading Company), for his alleged participation in a five-year international bribery and money laundering scheme involving corrupt payments to Ecuadorian officials.  Acting Attorney General Brian…

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Five-Time Convicted Felon Sentenced To Prison For Unlawful Possession Of A Firearm | USAO-NV
By: Date: September 22, 2020 Categories: Nevada District

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — A five-time convicted felon was sentenced Monday to three years and four months in prison for unlawful possession of a firearm and threatening his girlfriend’s life with the firearm, announced U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich for the District of Nevada and Special Agent in Charge Patrick Gorman of the Bureau of…

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