Category: Georgia – Southern District

Savannah man convicted on gun charge after two-day jury trial | USAO-SDGA

BRUNSWICK, GA:  A Chatham County man faces significant prison time after his conviction at trial for illegal gun possession. Raheem DaSheen Jackson, 30, of Savannah, awaits sentencing after being found…

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Former Fort Gordon soldier sentenced to federal prison for distributing child pornography | USAO-SDGA

AUGUSTA, GA:  A former U.S. Army soldier was sentenced to 15 years in prison after admitting he distributed child pornography. Joshua Gamble, 30, of Fort Gordon, was sentenced to 180…

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Lead defendant sentenced in Burke County drug trafficking investigation | USAO-SDGA

AUGUSTA, GA:  An Atlanta-area man has been sentenced to federal prison after admitting his role in a major drug trafficking conspiracy that funneled cocaine and other drugs through Atlanta to…

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Savannah rapper admits COVID-19 relief fraud, drug possession | USAO-SDGA

SAVANNAH, GA:  A Chatham County man could face up to nearly three decades in in prison after admitting he fraudulently obtained funds intended for COVID-19 small business assistance and possessed…

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Savannah felon faces up to life in prison after admitting to day-long spree of armed robberies | USAO-SDGA

SAVANNAH, GA:  A Chatham County man faces a possible sentence of up to life in prison after admitting to a day-long spree of convenience store robberies. Anthony Franzel Hamilton, 60,…

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St. Simons man sentenced for bomb threat to IRS office in New York | USAO-SDGA

BRUNSWICK, GA:  A Glynn County man was sentenced in federal court after admitting that he threatened to blow up an IRS office in New York. Benjamin Stasko, 34, of St….

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Convicted Iraqi gun smuggler sentenced to nearly eight years in prison | USAO-SDGA

SAVANNAH, GA:  An Iraqi national has been sentenced to federal prison after being convicted of attempting to smuggle guns through the Port of Savannah. Nihad Al Jaberi, 43, of Clarkston,…

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Eleven indicted for crimes including illegal firearms possession | USAO-SDGA

SAVANNAH, GA: Eleven defendants are among those facing federal charges including illegal possession of firearms after separate indictments by a grand jury in the Southern District of Georgia, while recent actions…

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Lead defendants in Washington, Ga., area drug trafficking conspiracy sentenced to federal prison | USAO-SDGA

AUGUSTA, GA:  Four key defendants in a Washington, Ga., area drug trafficking conspiracy have been sentenced to federal prison, with just two of the 21 indicted defendants awaiting trail while…

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