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United States of America v. Christopher Michael Compton Western District of Kentucky Federal Courthouse - Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville, KY - Bowling Green Man Pleads Guilty To Violating Federal Drug And Gun Laws

A Bowling Green, man pleaded guilty to multiple drug and firearm offenses yesterday in United States District Court.

Christopher Michael Compton, 40, admitted to aiding and abetting the knowing and intentional possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine and mariju... More...
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United States of America v. Tony Holmes Western District of Tennessee Federal Courthouse - Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis, TN - Memphis Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Federal Prison for Family Dollar Robberies

A Memphis man has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for committing two armed robberies affecting interstate commerce.

According to information presented in court, on September 20, 2016, Tony Holmes, 24, used a sawed-off shotgun to rob two Family Dollar locations within three h... More...
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Monty Bauch v. Richland County Children Services Northern District of Ohio Courthouse - Cleveland, Ohio Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals Click Here To Find A Lawyer 888-354-4529

Defendant Holly Hartman (“Hartman”) appeals from the
judgment entered by the district court denying her motion for summary judgment on Count Four
of Plaintiffs’ complaint. For the reasons set forth below, we REVERSE the judgment of the
district court and REMAND the case to the district court for proceedings consistent with this
opinion.
I. BACKGROUND
This case arises out of... More...
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Martha Kinard v. Dish Network Corporation Northern District of Texas Federal Courthouse - Dallas, Texas

The Regional Director of the National Labor Relations Board sued DISH Network Corp., seeking an injunction against unilateral changes to employee wages during collective bargaining. The district court granted the injunction in part. Both DISH and the Board appealed. We AFFIRM.
FACTUAL AND PROCEDURAL BACKGROUND
DISH Network Corp. is a satellite television provider with production facilities... More...
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United States of America v. John Devere Battle Federal Courthouse - Greenville, North Carolina

Greenville, NC - Federal Jury Convicts Man of String of Violent Convenience Store Robberies in the Triangle

John Devere Battle, 25, of Durham, was convicted in a four-day jury trial before Senior United States District Judge Malcolm J. Howard. The jury found BATTLE guilty of 12 counts including Conspiracy to commit Hobbs Act Robbery, Interference with commerce by robbery and aiding and ... More...
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United States of America v. Carl N. Hooker Northern District of West Virginia Federal Courthouse - Wheeling, West Virginia

Wheeling, WV - Marshall County man sentenced for drug charge

Carl N. Hooker, of Moundsville, West Virginia, was sentenced on May 22, 2018 to 30 months incarceration for a drug charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Hooker, age 56, pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Distribute and to Possess with the Intent to Distribute Oxycodone” in April 2018. Hooker admi... More...
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United States of America v. Alexandra D. Coffman Mitchell Northern District of West Virginia Federal Courthouse - Clarksburg, West Virginia

Clarksburg, WV - Harrison County residents admit to roles in heroin distribution operation

A Clarksburg, West Virginia, woman and a Bridgeport, West Virginia man have admitted to their roles in a heroin distribution operation, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Alexandra D. Coffman Mitchell, also known as “Ali,” age 25, pled guilty today to one count of “Maintaining Dr... More...
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United States of America v. Paulo Cesar Montenegro Arevalo Eastern District of Virginia Federal Courthouse - Richmond, Virginia

Richmond, VA - Guatemalan Man Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Distribution Conspiracy

A Guatemalan citizen pleaded guilty on May 23, 2018 to conspiring to distribute over five kilograms of cocaine knowing and intending that it would be unlawfully imported into the United States.

According to court documents, Paulo Cesar Montenegro Arevalo, 41, was a member of a large-scale internationa... More...
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United States of America v. Kendrick Brinkley Western District of North Carolina Courthouse - Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte, NC - Charlotte Man Sentenced To Seven Years On Gun And Drug Charges

Kendrick Brinkley, 29, of Charlotte, was sentenced to 84 months in prison and three years of supervised release on drug and gun charges.

Wayne Dixie Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Charlotte Field Division and Chief Kerr Putney of the Char... More...
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United States of America v. James David Morris, Jr. and Cody Reed Godfrey Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals Click Here To Find A Lawyer 888-354-4529

Beckley, WV - Local Men Plead Guilty in Federal Court

James David Morris Jr., 39, of Beckley, pled guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. Morris admitted that on October 14, 2017, he was riding a motorcycle in Harper Heights when he was stopped by a Raleigh County Sheriff’s Deputy, who found that Morris had a revolver in the waistband of his pants. The firearm was stolen. ... More...
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United States of America v. Derek Pelker Middle District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, PA - Wernersville Man Convicted Of Bank Robberies In York, Lebanon, And Berks Counties

Derek Pelker, age 28, of Wernersville, Pennsylvania, was convicted on May 18, 2018, by a jury on four counts of armed bank robbery, four counts of conspiracy to commit armed bank robbery, two counts of brandishing a firearm in relation to a crime of violence; and, two counts of possession of... More...
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Rena C. v. Colonial School District Eastern District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

This case arises out of a dispute under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (“IDEA”). Under the IDEA, when parents and school districts dispute a child’s educational placement, a parent may file an administrative due process complaint that can lead to an administrative hearing. At least ten days before the dispute reaches a hearing, the school district can extend a settlement offer to ... More...   $0 (05-23-2018 - PA)

State of Tennessee v. Curtis Morris

On January 8, 2013, a Shelby County grand jury returned indictment No. 1300001, charging the defendant with first-degree murder during the perpetration of aggravated child abuse, first-degree murder during the perpetration of aggravated child neglect, aggravated child abuse of a child eight years of age or less, and aggravated child neglect of a child eight years of age or less. The victim in the... More...   $0 (05-22-2018 - TN)

State of Tennessee v. Ashley N. Menke Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals

The Sumner County Grand Jury issued a nine-count indictment in Case No. 925CR-2015 charging Ashley N. Menke, the Defendant, with two counts of Class A misdemeanor theft of property (Counts 1 and 2), one count of Class E felony forgery of a check (Count 3), one count of Class C felony theft of property (Count 4), one count of Class E felony forgery of a document (Count 5), one count of Class E felo... More...   $0 (05-22-2018 - TN)

United States of America v. Alexander Ciccolo, a/k/a, "Ali Al Amriki" District of Massachusetts Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, MA - Massachusetts Man Pleads Guilty to Terrorism Charges

Alexander Ciccolo, aka, Ali Al Amriki, 25, of Adams, Massachusetts, pleaded guilty today in connection with a plot to engage in terrorist activity inspired by and in the name of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS or ISIL), a designated foreign terrorist organization. Ciccolo pleaded guilty to one count of attempti... More...
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Nathan Chaleunsak v. State of Tennessee

The Petitioner and a co-defendant forced their way in to the residence of the victim, Mr. Eric Torres, and robbed him at gunpoint. Mr. Torres later identified the Petitioner in a photographic lineup. After leaving Mr. Torres’ residence, the Petitioner and the co-defendant went next door to Amkha Vetvong’s residence. The Petitioner and
the co-defendant attempted to force open the front door, ... More...
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William Boatwright v. State of Tennessee COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS OF TENNESSEE

This case arises from the Petitioner’s participation in a home invasion of an apartment in which numerous people were present. See State v. William Ray Boatwright, No. E2012-00688-CCA-R3-CD, 2013 WL 775787 (Tenn. Crim. App. Feb. 28, 2013), perm. app. denied (Tenn. June 12, 2013). After the trial, the trial court merged the aggravated assault convictions with the especially aggravated robbery co... More...   $0 (05-22-2018 - TN)

United States of America v. Atheir Amarrah Eastern District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Detroit, Michigan

Detroit, MI - Michigan Home Health Agency Owner Pleads Guilty to Charges for Role in Medicare Kickback Scheme

Michigan Home Health Agency Owner Pleads Guilty to Charges for Role in Medicare Kickback Scheme

The owner of a Michigan home health agency pleaded guilty today to charges for his role in a scheme involving Medicare claims for home health services that were procured throug... More...
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United States of America v. Oscar Montoya District of Connecticut Federal Courthouse - New Haven, Connecticut

New Haven, CT - Windsor Locks Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Trafficking and Money Laundering Offenses

Oscar Montoya, 62, of Windsor Locks, pleaded guilty on May 21, 2018 before U.S. District Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer in New Haven to drug trafficking and money laundering offenses related to the distribution of heroin and various prescription medications.

According to court docume... More...
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United States of America v. David Pirk, Andre Jenkins a/k/a "Little Bear," and Timothy Enix, a/k/a "Blaze" Western District of New York Federal Courthouse - Buffalo, New York

Buffalo, NY - Kingsmen President, Regional President, And Member Convicted By A Federal Jury Of Murder And Racketeering Following Four Month Trial

Following a four-month trial, a federal jury in Buffalo, New York, has convicted three leaders and members of the Kingsmen Motorcycle Club (KMC), including the National President, of multiple charges for their roles in a major racketeering oper... More...
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United States of America v. Bryan Kelly District of Connecticut Federal Courthouse - New Haven, Connecticut

New Haven, CT - Former Hamden Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Steroid Distribution Charge

Bryan Kelly, 46, of East Haven, waived his right to be indicted and pleaded guilty May 21, 2018 before U.S. District Judge Victor A. Bolden in Bridgeport to one count of possession with intent to distribute anabolic steroids.

According to court documents and statements made in court, in Dece... More...
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Derrick Bryant v. Kenneth Egan, Officer, Johns Slezak, Officer District of Connecticut Federal Courthouse - New Haven, Connecticut

On April 2, 2013, Derrick Bryant brought suit against, inter alia, Officers
Kenneth Egan and John Slezak of the Meriden Police Department, alleging that
they had used excessive force against him in violation of the Fourth Amendment.
After a trial was held and the jury returned a verdict in favor of the officers, Bryant
moved for a new trial under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 59.... More...
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United States of America v. Sergio Neftali Mejia-Duarte United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida - Miami, Florida

Miami, FL - Honduran Drug Kingpin Sentenced to Life in Prison

Honduran national Sergio Neftali Mejia-Duarte was sentenced today to life in prison for his involvement in a large-scale international narcotics transportation organization.

On Jan. 9, a Miami jury found Mejia-Duarte, 41, guilty of conspiring to distribute over five kilograms of cocaine with the knowledge that the coca... More...
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STATE OF OHIO - vs - WILLIAM TELL, III

Defendant-appellant, William Tell, III, appeals his conviction and sentence
for Rape, following a jury trial in the Portage County Court of Common Pleas. The
issues before this court are whether victim impact evidence is admissible in a trial for
Rape where the determinative issue is whether the sexual intercourse between the
defendant and the victim was consensual or coerced;... More...
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STATE OF OHIO - vs - GREGORY ALLEN CARROLL, a.k.a. GREGERY A. CARROLL

Appellant, Gregory Allen Carroll, a.k.a. Gregery A. Carroll, appeals from
the May 5, 2017 judgments of the Ashtabula County Court of Common Pleas,
sentencing him for robbery, theft from a person in a protected class, theft, and forgery
following a bench trial. On appeal, appellant raises issues involving ineffective
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assistance of counsel, admissibility of evidence, and ... More...
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