Category: Michigan – Western District

Battle Creek Man Sentenced To 57 Months In Prison For Fentanyl Charge | USAO-WDMI

Clay Shepherd Possessed 1.37 kilograms of the synthetic opioid           GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN — U.S. Attorney Andrew Byerly Birge announced today that Clay Shepherd, 57, of…

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Methamphetamine Trafficking Conspirators Sentenced To Decades In Federal Prison | USAO-WDMI

Conspirators Distributed Hundreds of Pounds of Methamphetamine Throughout West Michigan           GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN—United States Attorney Andrew Birge announced today that nine defendants have been convicted…

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Portage Man Arrested On Federal Indictment Charging Fraud And Theft From Amazon’s Textbook Rental Program | USAO-WDMI

Geoffrey Mark Hays Talsma Faces Mail Fraud and Other Federal Charges           GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN — U.S. Attorney Andrew Birge announced today that Geoffrey Mark Hays…

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Grand Rapids Man Sentenced To Five Years, $1.6 Million In Restitution For Arson | USAO-WDMI

          GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN —U.S. Attorney Andrew Birge announced that today Kevin Daniel Baker, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, was sentenced to 60 months’ imprisonment, followed by…

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Ludington Man Sentenced To 19 Years For Being A Felon In Possession Of Firearms And Ammunition | USAO-WDMI

          GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN —U.S. Attorney Andrew Birge announced that Jeffrey Allen Kaiser, of Ludington, Michigan, was sentenced to 228 months’ imprisonment by U.S. District Judge…

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Mohamed Haji Sentenced To 130 Months In Prison For Conspiring To Provide Material Support To Isis | USAO-WDMI

          GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN — United States Attorney Andrew Birge announced today that Chief United States District Judge Robert J. Jonker sentenced Mohamed Salat Haji, age…

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Northern Michigan Man Arrested In Connection With Pipe Bombs Left At Cell Phone Stores | USAO-WDMI

          BAY CITY – A Whittemore, Michigan, resident was arrested today in two separate criminal complaints related to the placement of explosive packages outside cellphone stores…

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12 Tribes Selected For Participation In Program Enhancing Tribal Access To National Crime Information Databases | USAO-WDMI

Grand Traverse Band Selected to Join Program to Improve the Exchange of Critical Data for Public Safety           GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN – The Department of Justice…

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South Bend Man Sentenced To More Than 24 Years In Federal Prison For Child Sex Abuse | USAO-WDMI

          GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN — Alexander Scott Yossett, 28, of South Bend, Indiana, was sentenced to 293 months (more than 24 years) in federal prison for…

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Muskegon Man Sentenced To Over A Year In Prison For Embezzling Labor Union Funds | USAO-WDMI

          GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN — U.S. Attorney Andrew Birge announced today that United States District Court Judge Paul L. Maloney sentenced Hasan Zahdeh, a former resident…

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