Category: Arkansas – Eastern District

“Operation Ceasefire” Results in Over 60 Arrests | USAO-EDAR

      LITTLE ROCK—Law enforcement authorities have announced the results of a targeted effort to curb violent crime in Little Rock. “Operation Ceasefire” took place each day last week…

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Little Rock Man Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Defrauding Social Security Administration | USAO-EDAR

      LITTLE ROCK—A Little Rock man was sentenced for collecting over $250,000 in Social Security Disability payments when he was not actually disabled. Levell Baltimore, Jr., 45, was…

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Little Rock Gang Leader Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Drug Conspiracy and Possessing a Firearm in Furtherance of Drug Trafficking | USAO-EDAR

            LITTLE ROCK—A former Little Rock gang leader of the Wolfe Street Crips has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for his role in a marijuana conspiracy as…

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VA Employee Sentenced to Prison for Stealing Veterans’ Personal Information | USAO-EDAR

      LITTLE ROCK—A former program analyst for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) was sentenced to prison on Thursday afternoon after stealing personal information from veterans and VA…

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Teacher’s Assistant Charged with Multiple Child Pornography Crimes | USAO-EDAR

      LITTLE ROCK— A teacher’s assistant has been arrested and charged with production of child pornography. Augustus “Gus” Shenker, 21, was charged in a criminal complaint on May…

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White Supremacist President Sentenced to 35 Years in Violent Racketeering Case | USAO-EDAR

      LITTLE ROCK—Wesley Gullett, the president of a white supremacist organization which sold multiple kilograms of methamphetamine and committed numerous violent acts—including attempted murder—will spend the more than…

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Acting U.S. Attorney Jonathan D. Ross Recognizes National Police Week | USAO-EDAR

      LITTLE ROCK— In honor of National Police Week, Acting U.S. Attorney Jonathan D. Ross recognizes the service and sacrifice of federal, state, local, and Tribal law enforcement….

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Malvern Residents Charged in Fraudulent Puppy Scam | USAO-EDAR

      LITTLE ROCK-Two Malvern residents have been charged with fraudulently selling purebred, registered puppies that did not actually exist. Helda Verla Berinyuy and Thierry Assoueesoh Ekwelle, both 31,…

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Jury Finds Convicted Felon Guilty of Possessing a Firearm | USAO-EDAR

      LITTLE ROCK—After a two-day trial, a federal jury has found Jack Lee Guffey, 60, guilty of being a felon in possession of a firearm. The jury returned…

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Two Pulaski County Men Convicted After Cocaine Conspiracy Trial | USAO-EDAR

     LITTLE ROCK—After a three-day trial, a federal jury has found two Pulaski County men guilty of their involvement in a cocaine distribution conspiracy. James “Richie Rich” Richards, 52,…

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