Category: Missouri – Western District

KC Man Involved in Fatal Downtown Shooting Sentenced for Drug Trafficking, Illegal Firearms | USAO-WDMO

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A Kansas City, Missouri, man who reportedly was involved in a fatal shootout between two groups outside a downtown bar was sentenced in federal court today…

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Springfield Woman Sentenced to 16 Years for Heroin Conspiracy | USAO-WDMO

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Springfield, Missouri, woman has been sentenced in federal court for her role in leading a conspiracy to distribute large amounts of heroin in Greene County, Mo….

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Gainesville Man Sentenced to 70 Years for Sexual Exploitation of a Minor | USAO-WDMO

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Gainesville, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court today for coercing a minor victim to engage in illicit sexual activity. Tracy Todd Presson, 55, was sentenced…

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Kansas Woman Indicted for Smuggling Heroin into Correctional Center | USAO-WDMO

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A Shawnee, Kansas, woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for smuggling heroin to an inmate at the Western Missouri Correctional Center in Cameron,…

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Joplin Man Sentenced for Illegally Possessing Stolen Firearm | USAO-WDMO

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Joplin, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court today for illegally possessing the firearm stolen from a vehicle in the parking lot at the U.S. Medical…

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Branson Man Indicted for Threatening Sheriff’s Department | USAO-WDMO

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Branson, Missouri, man has been indicted for threatening on the internet to injure employees of the Los Angeles County, California, Sheriff’s Department. Joshua L. Bippert, 26,…

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More Charges Against State Lawmaker for $900,000 COVID-19 Fraud Scheme at Springfield Health Care Charity | USAO-WDMO

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Additional charges have been returned by a federal grand jury against an elected Missouri state representative for a nearly $900,000 COVID-19 fraud scheme, following her indictment last…

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Springfield Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Meth Conspiracy | USAO-WDMO

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Springfield, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court today for his role in a conspiracy to distribute large amounts of methamphetamine. Richard G. Wacker, 61, was…

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Joplin Man Sentenced to 24 Years for Meth Conspiracy, Illegal Firearms | USAO-WDMO

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Joplin, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court today for his role in a drug-trafficking conspiracy that distributed at least 12 pounds of methamphetamine in the…

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Branson Performer Pleads Guilty to Fraud Scheme | USAO-WDMO

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A performer at a Branson, Missouri, theater pleaded guilty in federal court today to stealing more than $85,000 from hundreds of his own audience members who donated…

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