Category: Tennessee – Western District

Convicted Felon in Possession of Firearm Found Guilty | USAO-WDTN

  Memphis, TN – After a two-day trial, a federal jury has convicted Carl Clarke, 31, for being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. Acting U.S. Attorney Joseph…

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Nigerian Citizen is Eleventh Person Sentenced in International Fraud Scheme | USAO-WDTN

  Memphis, TN – Benard Okorhi 42, of Lagos, Nigeria, has been sentenced to serve 75 months in federal prison for his role in an international fraud conspiracy that used…

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Armed Carjacker Who Fled to Mississippi Enters Guilty Plea | USAO-WDTN

Memphis, TN – Billy Drain, 38, has pleaded guilty to carjacking and brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence. Acting U.S. Attorney Joseph C. Murphy Jr., announced the guilty…

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Federal Jury Convicts Three Individuals of Kidnapping and Multiple Bank Robberies | USAO-WDTN

Memphis, TN – After a four-day federal jury trial, Antonio Johnson 44, Travis Jackson 37, and Shalundra Johnson, 39 have been found guilty of kidnapping and multiple bank robberies. Acting…

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Illegal Alien Sentenced for Unlawful Reentry into the United States and for Being a Convicted Alien Illegally Possessing a Firearm | USAO-WDTN

Memphis, TN – Cecilio Gonzalez-Espino, 31, has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison for unlawful reentry into the United States and for illegally possessing a firearm. Acting U.S….

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Convicted Felon Sentenced to 11 Years for Distribution of Methamphetamine and Using a Firearm During a Drug Trafficking Offense | USAO-WDTN

Memphis, TN – Bruce Matthews, 28, has been sentenced to 137 months in federal prison for distribution of methamphetamine and using a firearm during a drug trafficking offense. Acting U.S….

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Carroll County Man Sentenced to 21 Years for Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography | USAO-WDTN

  Jackson, TN – Having been found guilty following a 3-day jury trial in September 2020, William Farrell Russell, 47, has now been sentenced to 262 months in federal prison…

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Armed Bank Robber Sentenced to Over 24 Years for Committing Multiple Business Robberies | USAO-WDTN

Memphis, TN – Joshua Beason, 26, has been sentenced to 293 months in federal prison for committing multiple business robberies and brandishing a firearm. Acting U.S. Attorney Joseph C. Murphy…

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Armed Robber Sentenced to Over 24 Years for Committing Multiple Business Robberies | USAO-WDTN

Memphis, TN – Joshua Beason, 26, has been sentenced to 293 months in federal prison for committing multiple business robberies and brandishing a firearm. Acting U.S. Attorney Joseph C. Murphy…

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