Category: Kentucky – Eastern District

Boone County Man Sentenced to 126 Months for Armed Methamphetamine Trafficking | USAO-EDKY

COVINGTON, Ky.— Larry Ray Clemons, 40, of Burlington, Ky., was sentenced to 126 months in federal prison on Thursday, by U.S. District Judge David Bunning, after pleading guilty to possession…

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Acting U.S. Attorney Observes 16th Annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day | USAO-EDKY

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Acting U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, Carlton S. Shier , IV, joins the entire Department of Justice in observing the 16th Annual World…

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Lawrence County Attorney Indicted for Wire Fraud and Federal Program Theft | USAO-EDKY

LEXINGTON, Ky. – In a newly unsealed federal indictment, the County Attorney for Lawrence County and his legal secretary have been indicted on charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud,…

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Detroit Man Sentenced to 240 Months for Distribution of Fentanyl Resulting in Overdose | USAO-EDKY

LEXINGTON, Ky.— Martinus Shamar Watts, 32, of Detroit, was sentenced to 240 months in federal prison on Friday, by U.S. District Judge Karen K. Caldwell, after pleading guilty to conspiracy…

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Laurel County Woman Indicted for COVID Relief Fraud | USAO-EDKY

LONDON, Ky. – A Corbin, Ky., woman has been indicted for a scheme to commit COVID relief fraud and identity theft.            A federal grand jury in London returned an indictment…

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Man Indicted on Federal Murder Charge | USAO-EDKY

LONDON, Ky. — A federal grand jury sitting in London, has indicted Patrick Baker, 42, a resident of Frankfort, Ky., on a federal charge of murder, committed during a robbery…

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Lawrence County Man Convicted of Child Pornography Charges | USAO-EDKY

ASHLAND, Ky. – A Lawrence County, Ky. man was convicted Thursday, by a federal jury sitting in Ashland, of 11 counts of child pornography charges.  The counts included five counts…

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Ft. Thomas Man Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud and Tax Evasion | USAO-EDKY

COVINGTON, Ky. — Kevin R. Welsch, 48, of Ft. Thomas, Kentucky pleaded guilty today to federal charges of wire fraud and tax evasion. In his guilty plea, Welsch admitted defrauding…

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Richmond Man Convicted of Methamphetamine Trafficking and Firearms Charges | USAO-EDKY

LEXINGTON, Ky. – A Richmond, Kentucky man was convicted on Tuesday, by a federal jury sitting in Covington, of distribution of more than 500 grams of methamphetamine, distribution of heroin,…

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Richmond Man Convicted of Methamphetamine Trafficking and Illegal Possession of a Firearm | USAO-EDKY

COVINGTON, Ky. – A Richmond, Kentucky, man was found guilty today, by a federal jury sitting in Covington, of possession with the intent to distribute 50 grams or more of…

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