Category: Tennessee – Western District

SIXTH FORMER TENNESSEE CORRECTIONAL OFFICER PLEADS GUILTY TO FEDERAL OFFENSES ARISING OUT OF COVER UP OF STAFF ASSAULT OF AN INMATE | USAO-WDTN

Memphis, TN – Former Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC) Corporal Tommy Morris, 29, pleaded guilty to conspiring to cover up the beating of an inmate and to encouraging other officers…

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Mississippi Man Convicted for Defrauding the Internal Revenue Service for up to $1.7 Million | USAO-WDTN

Memphis, TN –After a four-day jury trial with proper COVID-19 health and safety protocols, Terry Benson, 47, of Senatobia, Mississippi, has been found guilty as charged of Theft of Government…

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Bartlett Man Indicted for Distributing Fentanyl Resulting in Fatal Overdose | USAO-WDTN

Memphis, TN – Christopher Pipken, 39, has been indicted for possession with intent to distribute heroin, fentanyl, and methamphetamine; and distribution of methamphetamine and fentanyl resulting in death. D. Michael…

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United States Attorney D. Michael Dunavant Launches Public Service Announcements on Violent Crime, Elder Fraud, and Opioids | USAO-WDTN

Memphis, TN – Today, United States Attorney D. Michael Dunavant is launching three Public Service Announcements (PSAs) to raise awareness and increase reporting about the Department of Justice priority areas…

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Huntingdon Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Federal Prison for Unlawfully Possessing Firearms | USAO-WDTN

Jackson, TN – Jamieson Maurice Esquivel, 27, of Huntingdon, TN has been sentenced to 60 months in federal prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm. D. Michael…

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Convicted Felon Sentenced to Federal Prison for Firearms Possession | USAO-WDTN

  Jackson, TN – Reginald Dontae Williamson, Jr., 26, has been sentenced to 77 months in federal prison for being a felon in possession of firearms. D. Michael Dunavant, U.S….

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Dyersburg Man Sentenced to Life in Federal Prison for Methamphetamine Trafficking | USAO-WDTN

Jackson, TN – Christopher Lee Faulcon, a/k/a “Wheezy”, 35, of Dyersburg, Tennessee, has been sentenced to life in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of actual…

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Memphis Man Pleads Guilty to Multiple Armed Business Robberies | USAO-WDTN

  Memphis, TN – Joshua Beason, 26, has pleaded guilty to three (3) counts of Hobbs Act Robbery and three (3) counts of brandishing a firearm during those crimes of…

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