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United States of America v. Paul R. Hansmeier District of Minnesota Federal Courthouse - Minneapolis, Minnesota Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Minneapolis, MN - Minnesota Attorney Pleads Guilty To Federal Charges In Connection With Multi-Million Dollar Pornography Film Copyright Fraud Scheme

PAUL R. HANSMEIER, 37, pled guilty to orchestrating a multi-million dollar fraud scheme to obtain payments from extortion victims to settle sham copyright infringement lawsuits by lying to state and federal courts throughout the country. HAN... More...
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United States of America v. Shelton Oliver, a/k/a Sinbad Northern District of Iowa Federal Courthouse - Cedar Rapids, Iowa Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Sioux City, IA - Jury Finds Three Time Convicted Felon Guilty of Heroin Conspiracy
Also guilty of distributing heroin on 4 separate occasions near parks and schools

A man who conspired to distribute heroin within protected locations was convicted by a jury on August 14, 2018, after a 3 ½-day trial in federal court in Sioux City.

Shelton Oliver, a/k/a Sinbad, 47, from Sioux Ci... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. CHESSIEAN WALKER

In March 2015, the State charged Walker in Sedgwick County case 15CR789 with one count of burglary and one count of misdemeanor theft. In May 2015, the State charged Walker in case 15CR1517 with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and failure to yield the right-of-way.

In July 2015, the parties reached a plea agreement in which Walker would plead guilty to b... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. DAMIEN M. TERRELL

In 2011, Terrell pled guilty to possession of cocaine and marijuana, a drug tax stamp violation, and two offender registration violations. The district court imposed a 120-month underlying prison sentence, although the court granted a dispositional departure to probation. Terrell filed no appeal.

In 2013, Terrell admitted to violating the terms of his probation. The district court revo... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. DARREN CURTIS HOWE Criminal sodomy and indecent liberties with a child

In December 2013, the State charged Howe with aggravated indecent liberties with a child and criminal sodomy after his 14-year-old niece, A.O., accused Howe of forcing her to perform fellatio, penetrating her with his fingers, and trying to have sex with her. The incident occurred in September 2013. The State later amended its information charging Howe with rape or, in the alternative, aggravated... More...   $0 (08-18-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. WENDELL E. TUMBERG

On May 28, 2015, Tumberg's girlfriend and her 9-year-old daughter, A.R., moved in with him. During the next 19 days, Tumberg sexually assaulted A.R. several times. After his girlfriend saw Tumberg and A.R. together in a bathtub, A.R. was taken to a hospital. A sexual assault examination revealed that A.R. had redness on her vaginal area.

When interviewed, A.R. described the incident in ... More...
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United States of America v. Roger Duane Goodwin Southern District of Iowa - Federal Courthouse - Des Moines, Davenport & Council Bluffs Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Des Moines, IA - Central Iowa Insurance Agent Convicted of Defrauding Clients

On August 9, 2018, following a four-day trial, a jury found Roger Duane Goodwin, age 59, of Windsor Heights, guilty of seven counts of mail fraud. The jury also determined Goodwin’s residence in Windsor Heights and two Harley Davidson motorcycles are subject to forfeiture

During trial, the government pr... More...
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United States of America v. Gerald L. Holmes, also known as “Jerry” or “Joker” Western District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City, MO - KC, Independence Men Plead Guilty to Drug Trafficking That Led to Kidnapping, Torture

A Kansas City, Mo., man and an Independence, Mo., man have pleaded guilty in federal court to their roles in a drug-trafficking conspiracy that involved the kidnapping and torture of an Independence, Mo., man.

Gerald L. Holmes, also known as “Jerry” or “Joker,” 26, of Kansas C... More...
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United States of America v. Lywayne Marquis Scott Eastern District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis, MO - Felon in Prison Pleads Guilty to Possessing Heroin

Lywayne Marquis Scott, 35, of St. Louis, pled guilty to two counts – one count of felon in possession of a firearm and one count of possession with intent to distribute heroin. He appeared in federal court on Wednesday afternoon before U.S. District Judge Henry Autrey.

According to court documents, prior to Octo... More...
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John Huntz v. Bill Elder District of Colorado Federal Courthouse - Denver, Colorado Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Denver, CO - John Huntz sued Bill Elder, as Sheriff of El Paso County, Colorado on a civil rights job discrimination theory claiming that the was retaliated against by the Sheriff after his wife reported that she was being sexually harassed by a commander in the Sheriff's office.

Date Filed # Docket Text
08/03/2018 100 REASSIGNING MAGISTRATE JUDGE. Magistrate Judge S. Kato Crews, up... More...
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Benjamin Thomas Reavis and Kristi Carol Reavis, individually and as next frient of Owen and Emily Reavis v. Toyota Motor Corporation and Toyota Motor Sales Dallas County Courthouse - Dallas, Texas

Dallas, TX - Benjamin Thomas Reavis and Kristi CArol Reavis, individually and as next friends of Owen Reavis, age 3, and Emily Reavis, age 5, sued Toyota Motor Corporation and Toyotya Motor Sales, U.S.C., Inc. on product liability theories claiming that the 2002 Lexus ES 300 sedan was defective and unreasonably dangerous and that the defect in the vehicle directly caused injuries to the children i... More...   $202000000 (08-18-2018 - TX)

Lisa Levingston v. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.

The attorneys for plaintiff Lisa Levingston, O.D., failed to file an opposition to a
motion for summary judgment. They had been substituted into the case after
Levingston’s former attorneys were disqualified and the opposition that the former
attorneys had filed was stricken. At the hearing on the motion, Levingston’s new counsel
claimed they had not known that they needed to file... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. WILLIE FLEMING

The State charged Fleming with theft, aggravated robbery, and aggravated burglary after an investigation revealed evidence that he and others broke into a residence at night and took property. The noise they made while entering the residence startled Carrington Dean and Quintez Secka, who had been asleep in separate upstairs bedrooms.
Dean was a guest who was sleeping over that night, and Sec... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. LOARN EARL FITZGERALD II

K.L. and her daughter, C.C., lived in a small home with Fitzgerald and others for a few months in late 2012 and early 2013. A few months after K.L. and C.C. moved, K.L.'s friend asked C.C. about what to do if anyone touched her "bad spots." C.C. responded that she should tell her mother. K.L. then asked C.C. if anyone had touched or hurt her. At that point, C.C. said Fitzgerald had "been doing bad... More...   $0 (08-17-2018 - KS)

LARRY D. LINCOLN; BRAD C. MOSBRUCKER v. BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY

On October 9, 2007, a BNSF tank car sprung a leak near where Appellants were working, exposing Appellants to 2-chlorobenzyl chloride. Following the tank car spill accident, Appellants attempted, for over two years, to negotiate a monetary settlement with BNSF as to the injuries they sustained from the accident. During that two-year period, Appellants continued to perform their duties as MOW wo... More...   $0 (08-17-2018 - )

Zach Hillesheim v. Holiday Stationstores, Inc. District of Minnesota Federal Courthouse - Minneapolis, Minnesota Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Zach Hillesheim alleges that Holiday Stationstores discriminated against him
by failing to have an accessible parking lot at one of its stores. Hillesheim’s
complaint identifies three alleged problems with the parking lot, each giving rise to
a separate claim. For two of the three claims, Hillesheim suffered no injury, so we
vacate the district court’s decision and instruct the cou... More...
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Samuel Scudder v. Dolgencorp. L.L.C., d/b/a Dollar General Store Federal Courthouse Eastern District of Arkansas - Little Rock, Arkansas

After returning from military service in Afghanistan, Samuel Scudder brought
suit against Dolgencorp, LLC, doing business as Dollar General Stores (“Dollar
General”), alleging the company denied him reemployment as required under the
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994
(“USERRA”), 38 U.S.C. §§ 4301-4335. Scudder appeals the district court’s order
g... More...
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United States of America v. Deborah Brabant-Scriner District of Minnesota Federal Courthouse - Minneapolis, Minnesota Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Deborah Brabant-Scribner incurred half a million dollars in tax liabilities,
waited until the IRS was on the brink of taking her home, and then offered to pay a
tiny fraction of her debt. She now argues that the district court1 could not approve the
seizure of her home until the IRS first responded to her offer. She is mistaken.
When this case began, Brabant-Scribner owed $577,940.... More...
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. ADRIAN NATURE

After drinking three or four containers of beer, Nature got into his vehicle outside of the El Portal Community Center. He planned to drive fifteen miles along a curvy mountain road to his campsite in Yosemite National Park. Bystanders saw him stagger and stumble while heading to his vehicle. They tried to persuade him not to drive and even parked behind his vehicle. A National Park Service ranger... More...   $0 (08-17-2018 - CA)

GRANT FRITSCH, an individual v. SWIFT TRANSPORTATION COMPANY OF ARIZONA, LLC

Because the issues in this appeal arise from a defendant’s removal of a case filed in state court to federal court, we begin with the relevant background principles for such a removal. Under 28 U.S.C. § 1441(a), a defendant may remove certain actions filed in state court to a district court so long as a federal court has jurisdiction over the action, and certain procedural requirements are met. T... More...   $0 (08-17-2018 - CA)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. DIMITRY FOMICHEV

Fomichev was born in Russia and came to the United States in 2003 on a student visa. He met Svetlana Pogosyan in 2006, and they married later that year. In 2007, Pogosyan applied for an alien relative visa for Fomichev, and he applied to adjust his immigration status. The United States Department of Homeland Security found the marriage bona fide, approved the visa, and granted Fomichev conditio... More...   $0 (08-17-2018 - CA)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. KING MOUNTAIN TOBACCO COMPANY, INC.

In 2006 the late Delbert Wheeler, Sr., a lifelong-enrolled member of the Yakama Nation in Washington State, purchased “80 acres of trust property . . . from the Yakama Nation Land Enterprise, the agency of the Yakama Nation which is charged with overseeing the maintenance of real property held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the Yakama Nation and its members.” Wheeler then opened... More...   $0 (08-17-2018 - WA)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. ROY ALLEN GREEN

In 2001, Green was sentenced to 687 months of imprisonment for convictions on federal drug and firearms charges, including a conviction for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Later that same year, while serving that sentence, Green attacked another inmate with a shank. Green then pleaded guilty to one count of assault with intent to commit murder, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 113(a)(1). A... More...   $0 (08-17-2018 - PA)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. DOMINIQUE JOHNSON

During the late spring and summer of 2009, Dominique Johnson participated in five bank robberies in the Philadelphia area. In early May, Johnson committed the first robbery by himself, carrying a BB gun. In late May, he committed the second robbery, again carrying a BB gun, but this time assisted by two others: Gregory Lawrence and Jerry Taylor. In June, Johnson bought a .40 caliber Glock pistol. ... More...   $0 (08-17-2018 - PA)

United States of America v. Jimmy R. Mitchell Southern District of Indiana Federal Courthouse - Evansville, Indiana

Evansville, IN - Boonville man found guilty at trial of producing and possessing child pornography

Pornography of female teen found on his cell phone

A Boonville man was found guilty of production and possession of sexually explicit material involving a minor after a trial before U.S. District Court Judge Richard L. Young. Jimmy R. Mitchell, age 53, remains in the custody of th... More...
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