Category: Utah District

Thirty-Two Members and Associates of Norteños Charged in Methamphetamine, Heroin and Fentanyl Trafficking with CJNG Drug Cartel | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY – The grand jury issued a 27-defendant, 34-count indictment on Wednesday, charging twenty-seven individuals associated with the Nortenos gang for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute…

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Defendant Pleads Guilty to Charges Related to May 2020 Civil Unrest in Salt Lake City | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY – Jackson Stuart Tamowski Patton, 27, of Salt Lake City, pleaded guilty to one felony count of civil disorder, charged in a felony information, for his role…

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Six Indicted in Importation and Distribution Of MDMA Drug Case | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY – Six members of a Utah County based drug distribution ring allegedly responsible for distributing large amounts of the drug 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine, commonly known as MDMA or Ecstasy,…

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Acting U.S. Attorney Andrea T. Martinez Recognizes Police Week | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY— In honor of National Police Week, Acting U.S. Attorney Andrea T. Martinez recognizes the service and sacrifice of federal, state, local, and Tribal law enforcement. This year,…

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Trucking Company Employee Pleads Guilty to PPP Loan Application Fraud | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY – Lisa Bradshaw Rowberry, 49, of Provo, pleaded guilty for her role in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan fraud scheme last week in federal court. Rowberry pleaded…

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Four Sentenced for Advanced Fee Scheme that Promised to turn Dirt into Gold | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY – Marc Tager, Jonathon Shoucair, Matthew Mangrum, and Kenneth Gross have all been sentenced for their role in an eight million dollar telemarketing fraud scheme that promised…

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23rd Defendant Sentenced in Sweeping Federal Drug and Gang Case | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY – A joint FBI and DEA federal narcotics investigation has resulted in the conviction of 23 federal defendants in Utah, taking out a large-scale methamphetamine distribution organization…

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Owner of Utah Trucking Companies Pleads Guilty to Role in FedEx Trucking Bribery Scheme Worth $24 Million and PPP Loan Fraud | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY – Hubert Ivan Ugarte, 52, of Draper, Utah, pleaded guilty for his role in two separate fraud schemes last week in federal court. Ugarte first pleaded guilty…

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Utah Pharmacist Sentenced for Receipt of Misbranded Drugs Imported from China | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY – Daniel Kevin Richards, 37, of Sandy, Utah, was sentenced to three years of probation and a $10,000 fine in federal court on Monday after previously pleading…

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