Category: Alabama – Middle District

Three Defendants Plead Guilty in Virtual Education Fraud Case | USAO-MDAL

            Montgomery, Alabama – On Thursday, April 8, 2021, three defendants pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the Alabama State Department of Education (ASDE) by falsely inflating the number of…

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Ariton Man Sentenced to 157 Months in Prison Following Federal Firearms Convictions | USAO-MDAL

            Montgomery, Alabama – On March 30, 2021, Marcus Antonio Grubbs, a 37-year-old man from Ariton, Alabama, was sentenced to 157 months in prison for possession of stolen firearms and…

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Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiring with a Montgomery Doctor to Illegally Sell Prescription Drugs | USAO-MDAL

            Montgomery, Alabama – On Tuesday, March 30, 2021, Deandre Varnel Gross, 36, of Converse, Texas, appeared in federal court and pleaded guilty to conspiring to unlawfully distribute oxycodone, announced…

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Montgomery Man Sentenced to 75 Months in Prison after Drugs Found in 5-Year-Old Girl’s Book Bag | USAO-MDAL

            Montgomery, Alabama – On Friday, February 23, 2021, Tawasaki Leonorda Williams, a 35-year-old from Montgomery, Alabama, was sentenced to 75 months in prison for possession of a controlled substance…

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Final Member of Crew that Robbed a Lanett, Alabama Bank Sentenced to Prison | USAO-MDAL

            Montgomery, Alabama – On Wednesday, February 24, 2021, Lamartrez Oshun Story, a 24-year-old from Lafayette, Alabama, was sentenced to 42 months in prison for his role in robbing a…

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U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama Announces Retirement | USAO-MDAL

            Montgomery, Alabama – Today, United States Attorney Louis V. Franklin, Sr. retired after three decades of public service. Franklin joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of…

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Convicted Felon from Montgomery Sentenced for Possessing a Modified AK Style Pistol | USAO-MDAL

            Montgomery, Alabama – On Tuesday, February 23, 2021, Legestin Richards, a 27-year-old man from Montgomery, Alabama, was sentenced to 136 months in prison for being a felon in possession…

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Two Former Alabama Public School Superintendents Among Six Charged with Fraud Related to Virtual Education | USAO-MDAL

            Montgomery, Alabama – On Tuesday, February 23, 2021, six individuals appeared in court after being indicted on charges related to the fraudulent enrollment of students in Alabama virtual schools,…

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St. Louis Man Sentenced to 151 Months in Prison for Robbing Multiple Banks Throughout Southeast | USAO-MDAL

            Montgomery, Alabama – On Tuesday, February 2, 2021, Monte Clayton Lynch, a 50-year-old from St. Louis, Missouri, was sentenced to 151 months in prison after pleading guilty to multiple…

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