Category: Michigan – Western District

Sault Ste. Marie Man Sentenced to 30 Years for Abusive Sexual Contact With a Minor | USAO-WDMI

          GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN — U.S. Attorney Andrew Birge announced that Ralph Fletcher Hepner, Jr., 53, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, was sentenced in U.S. District…

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Northern Michigan Man Sentenced To Fifty Years For Child Exploitation | USAO-WDMI

          GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN — U.S. Attorney Andrew Birge announced that Duane Richard Forrest, age 48, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, was sentenced to a total…

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Five Charged With COVID-19 Relief Fraud | USAO-WDMI

          GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN — United States Attorney Andrew Birge announced today that five men were indicted by a grand jury on multiple federal charges for…

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Owner of Software Company Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion | USAO-WDMI

          GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN — U.S. Attorney Andrew Birge announced today that Douglas Arvin Horning, 55, of Cadillac, pled guilty to tax evasion before the Honorable…

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California Man Convicted for Role In Drug Trafficking and Money Laundering Conspiracies | USAO-WDMI

Conspirators Used the United States Mail and Other Common Carriers to Ship Drugs from California to West Michigan           GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN—A federal jury convicted Calvin Charles…

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Owner Of South Haven Home Health Care Company Sentenced To Five Years Of Prison For Health Care Fraud | USAO-WDMI

          GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN – U.S. Attorney Andrew Birge announced today that    Kenneth Nash, the owner of a South Haven home health agency, was sentenced to sixty-three months in federal…

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Kalamazoo Man Arrested on Federal Firearm and Drug Offenses | USAO-WDMI

Jhontae Jamison will be detained pending trial.           GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN — United States Attorney Andrew Birge announced today that Jhontae Kaprice Jamison, of Kalamazoo, has been detained on federal…

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“Serial Fraudster” Sentenced to Two Years in Prison For Mail Fraud Conspiracy | USAO-WDMI

          GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN — U.S. Attorney Andrew Birge announced today that Wavy Curtis Shain, 38, of La Grange, Kentucky was sentenced to 24 months in federal prison for conspiring…

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Nine Muskegon Men Arrested On Federal Drug Trafficking Charges | USAO-WDMI

One Defendant Remains at Large           GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN — U.S. Attorney Andrew Birge announced that, yesterday morning, law enforcement arrested nine residents of Muskegon, Michigan…

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U.S. Attorney Birge Announces Project Safe Neighborhoods Funding to Promote Violence Prevention and Community Policing in West Michigan | USAO-WDMI

          GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN—United States Attorney Andrew Birge announced today that the Department of Justice has awarded a total of $152,430 in Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN)…

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