Category: Missouri – Western District

Ash Grove Man Sentenced for Illegal Firearms Stolen from Neighbor | USAO-WDMO

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – An Ash Grove, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court today for illegally possessing 10 firearms, three of which were stolen during his burglary of a neighbor’s…

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KC Man Sentenced for Illegal Firearm Following High-Speed Police Chase | USAO-WDMO

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A Kansas City, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court today for illegally possessing a firearm after leading police officers on a high-speed chase through oncoming…

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KC Man Sentenced to 17 Years for Child Pornography | USAO-WDMO

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A Kansas City, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court today for soliciting images and videos of child pornography from several child victims and others online….

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KC Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Carjacking, Illegal Firearm in Two Cases | USAO-WDMO

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A Kansas City, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court today in two separate cases, including carjacking and using the victim’s debit card to withdraw $500…

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Former Joplin Teacher Sentenced to 20 Years for Enticing a Minor for Sex | USAO-WDMO

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A former Joplin, Missouri, middle school teacher was sentenced in federal court today for charges related to enticing one of her students to engage in illicit sex….

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Indiana Man Sentenced for Armed Pharmacy Robbery | USAO-WDMO

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – An Indianapolis, Indiana, man was sentenced in federal court today for his role in the armed robbery of a Walgreens pharmacy in Jefferson City, Missouri. Daijahn…

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Rogersville Man Indicted for Sexual Exploitation of Three Children | USAO-WDMO

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Rogersville, Missouri, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for the sexual exploitation of three child victims. Jake Ethan Patterson, 26, was charged in…

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Ash Grove Woman Indicted for Stealing $362,000 from Springfield Employer | USAO-WDMO

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – An Ash Grove, Missouri, woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for a wire fraud scheme in which she embezzled more than $362,000 from her…

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Non-profit Agency Operator Indicted for Falsely Claiming to Hire Ex-Cons | USAO-WDMO

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A Kansas City, Missouri, man who operates a non-profit agency has been indicted by a federal grand jury for falsely claiming to employ convicted felons who…

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Justice Department Announces $139 Million for Law Enforcement Hiring to Advance Community Policing | USAO-WDMO

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Department of Justice today announced more than $139 million in grant funding through the department’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) COPS Hiring…

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