Category: Arkansas – Eastern District

Two “New Aryan Empire” Associates Sentenced to More than 28 Years in Prison | USAO-EDAR

      LITTLE ROCK—Two defendants were sentenced today for their involvement in activities carried out on behalf of a white supremacist gang. Carey Mooney, 46, of Dover, was sentenced…

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Jury Finds Doctor Guilty in $10 Million TRICARE Scheme | USAO-EDAR

      LITTLE ROCK—An Alexander doctor has been convicted for his involvement in a multi-million-dollar kickback conspiracy at the conclusion of a week-long trial. A federal jury found Joe…

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Former Stone County Sheriff’s Deputy Faces Fraud, Extortion, and Firearms Charges | USAO-EDAR

      LITTLE ROCK—A former Chief Deputy with the Stone County Sheriff’s Office appeared in federal court today for arraignment on charges of bank fraud, selling a stolen firearm,…

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Searcy Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Producing Child Pornography | USAO-EDAR

      LITTLE ROCK—A Searcy man who sexually abused numerous young boys for years was sentenced yesterday afternoon for production of child pornography. United States District Court Judge Billy…

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Former DEA Supervisory Agent Sentenced to 135 Months in Prison for Accepting Bribes from Drug Kingpin | USAO-EDAR

      LITTLE ROCK—A former Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agent was sentenced today for accepting bribes from a drug trafficker. Nathan Koen, 45, now of Auburn, Illinois, was sentenced…

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Two Drug Dealers Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder of Federal Witness | USAO-EDAR

      LITTLE ROCK—Two drug dealers will spend the remainder of their lives in prison after conspiring to cause witness tampering resulting in death. Samuel “Big Hit” Sherman, 38,…

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Two Drug Conspiracies Land Little Rock Man in Federal Prison for 18 Years | USAO-EDAR

      LITTLE ROCK—A Little Rock man’s involvement in two separate drug conspiracies will end with him spending 18 years in federal prison. Desmond Kelley, aka “Trell,” 28, was…

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Ringleader of $10 Million TRICARE Scheme Sentenced | USAO-EDAR

      LITTLE ROCK—The organizer of a multi-million-dollar kickback conspiracy was sentenced today. Brad Duke, 47, of Little Rock was sentenced to 36 months’ imprisonment and ordered to forfeit…

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Beebe Man Sentenced to Two and a Half Years in Prison for Defrauding Social Security Administration | USAO-EDAR

      LITTLE ROCK—A Beebe man was sentenced for collecting more than $20,000 in Social Security Disability payments when he was not actually disabled. Ryan Kinsey, 35, was sentenced…

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Two Fugitives Arrested in Methamphetamine Conspiracy | USAO-EDAR

      LITTLE ROCK— Two Little Rock men were arrested Wednesday on federal drug conspiracy charges. Richard Smith, 48, and Enrique Salazar-Pacheco, 22, were charged by a grand jury…

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