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On February 6, 2012, at about 8 a.m., Sedan Police Chief Cash Kimple spoke with Dana Clanton, also known as Dana Copeland. Dana stated that earlier that morning she and her boyfriend, Copeland, were arguing and Copeland became physically violent with her. She stated that she went into her 10-year-old daughter's bedroom to console her. Dana stated that after she laid down next to her daughter, Cope... More...   $0 (07-28-2018 - KS)


While on routine patrol, Douglas County Sheriff's Deputy Mark Mehrer observed a 1995 Chevrolet pickup truck and ran the truck's license plate number through the Kansas Department of Revenue's database. Deputy Mehrer learned Charles Glover, Jr., had registered the vehicle and Glover's Kansas driver's license had been revoked. Deputy Mehrer did not observe any traffic violations but initiated a traf... More...   $0 (07-27-2018 - KS)

United States of America v. Scott Phillips Southern District of West Virginia Federal Courthouse - Bluefield, West Virginia

Bluefield, WV - Two Felons Plead Guilty to Federal Gun Crimes

Two felons pled guilty to federal gun crimes, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart.

“My Office is using all available resources to address violent crime in the District,” said United States Attorney Mike Stuart. “In fact, as I recently announced, we will soon have additional prosecutors working to make our co... More...
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On April 9, 2017, the Muskingum County Grand Jury indicted appellant on
one count of possession of drugs (methamphetamines) in violation of R.C. 2925.11(A), a
felony of the first degree. The count was accompanied by forfeiture and major drug
offender specifications. Appellant also was indicted on one count of trafficking in drugs
(methamphetamines) in violation of R.C. 2925.03(... More...
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Marvin Ray August v. The State of Texas

Appellant resided at a townhome in Texas City with his mother, his 12-year old daughter, and his girlfriend, Brandy Saenz. In 2016, the Texas City Police Department Crime Suppression Unit was investigating appellant and Saenz in connection with the sale of narcotics. During the investigation, Saenz sold methamphetamine to a confidential police informant at the Texas City townhome. The police c... More...   $0 (07-25-2018 - TX)

Larry Wayne Duncan v. The State of Texas

The victim’s father, Billy Scott, testified that his daughter enjoyed jogging,
and he identified the route along which she usually jogged. He explained that on
February 10, 2015, he saw the victim jogging at approximately 6:20 p.m. Scott
testified that it was daylight and the sun was shining. At approximately 7:30 p.m.,
Scott learned that his daughter had been killed.
Ki... More...
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United States of America v. Brenda GuerraGuerra-Rios Western District of Texas Federal Courthouse - Brownsville, Texas

Brownsville, TX - Meth Smuggler Ordered to Federal Prison

A 19-year-old U.S. citizen who resided in Matamoros, Mexico, was ordered to prison for smuggling methamphetamine through the local port of entry. Brenda Guerra Rios pleaded guilty Jan. 17, 2018, to possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine.

Today, U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen ordered... More...
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Robert Lee Delacruz v. The State of Texas

Pending before this court is the Motion to Dismiss Appeal of Appellant, Robert Lee
Delacruz. In 2017, pursuant to a plea bargain, Appellant was placed on deferred
adjudication for seven years for possession of methamphetamine in an amount of four
grams or more but less than 200 grams.1 A $500 fine and restitution of $180 was
assessed in the order deferring adjudication. The ... More...
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United States of America v. Crystal Marie Pate Eastern District of North Carolina Federal Courthouse - Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh, NC - Wilson County Woman Sentenced To Prison For Drug Trafficking

Chief United States District Judge James C. Dever III sentenced CRYSTAL MARIE PATE, 32 from Lucama, North Carolina, to 138 months in prison, followed by 5 years of federal supervised release. PATE was part of a drug trafficking organization operating in the Wilson and Nash County region. On February 20, 2018, PAT... More...
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United States of America v. Joshua Gregory Richardson Southern District of West Virginia Federal Courthouse - Charleston, West Virginia

Charleston, WV - Ohio Man Sentenced in Connection with Meth Distribution Conspiracy

An Ohio man was sentenced July 19, 2018 to federal prison for his role in a methamphetamine distribution conspiracy. Joshua Gregory Richardson, age 34, of Columbus, Ohio, was sentenced to 71 months’ imprisonment. Richardson had previously pled guilty in in February of this year. Stuart praised the work o... More...
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Jerry Rodriguez v. The State of Texas MoreLaw Suites Legal Suites and Virtual Offices In Downtown Tulsa 406 South Boulder and 624 South Denver 918-582-3993 or Info@morelaw.com

In November 2016, Department of Public Safety trooper Matthew Ruiz stopped a car that
had an inoperable brake light. The driver of the car identified himself as Jerry Rodriguez, and it
appeared to Trooper Ruiz that Rodriguez was nervous. When Rodriguez told Trooper Ruiz he did
not have his identification, Trooper Ruiz asked Rodriguez to exit the car. After exiting the car,
Rodr... More...
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Dougherty pled no contest to one count of possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine and one count of criminal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. As part of the plea agreement, the State dismissed a misdemeanor theft charge.

During the plea hearing, the district court explained the plea agreement to Dougherty. Dougherty confirmed that he read over the plea agree... More...
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Williams pleaded no contest to one count of possession of methamphetamine with intent to sell. On February 22, 2016, the trial court granted Williams' motion for a downward dispositional departure and sentenced him to 18 months' probation with an underlying 40-month prison term.

The State moved to revoke Williams' probation on March 25, 2016. In its motion, the State claimed that Will... More...
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Kevin Matthews was driving in Independence, at around 10 p.m. on December 18, 2014. As he crossed a bridge, Matthews noticed Wood's vehicle stopped on the side of the road. Matthews remarked that this was "a bad place to park" because it was right off the bridge with steep ditches and a narrow shoulder.

About 10 minutes later, when Matthews was traveling in the other direction, he saw W... More...
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State of Tennessee v. Gavino Torres, Jr.

The Defendant was indicted for possession of a Schedule I drug, heroin, with intent to sell or deliver; possession of a Schedule II drug, methamphetamine, with intent to sell or deliver; possession of a Schedule IV drug, alprazolam, with intent to sell or deliver; and possession of a Schedule IV drug, clonazepam, with intent to sell or deliver. He pled guilty to the lesser-included offense of att... More...   $0 (07-21-2018 - TN)

United States of America v. Ricardo Silva Northern District of Georgia Federal Courthouse - Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta, GA - Defendant sentenced for trafficking methamphetamine from prison

Ricardo Silva, a current inmate at Smith State Prison and a high-ranking member of the Sureños prison gang, has been sentenced to 35 years in federal prison for trafficking methamphetamine. He is currently serving a sentence with the state of Georgia for trafficking cocaine.

“Silva’s time in state pri... More...
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United States of America v. Ana Duenas Eastern District of Oklahoma Federal Courthouse - Muskogee Oklahoma Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Muskogee, OK - Boulder, Colorado, Woman Pleads Guilty To Methamphetamine Distribution

Ana Duenas, age 19, of Boulder, Colorado, pled guilty to Possession With Intent To Distribute Methamphetamine, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(A) and Title 18, United States Code, Section 2, punishable by not less than 10 years and up to life imprisonment, u... More...
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United States of America v. Julio Camacho Pacheco Northern District of California Federal Courthouse - San Jose, California

San Jose, CA - San Jose Resident Sentenced To More Than 11 Years In Prison For Role In Methamphetamine Distribution Conspiracy

Julio Camacho Pacheco was sentenced on July 17, 2018 to 140 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, announced Acting United States Attorney Alex G. Tse and Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent in Charge Chris Nielsen. ... More...
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United States of America v. Mark Gibbons Northern District of Iowa Federal Courthouse - Cedar Rapids, Iowa Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Cedar Rapids, IA - Man Sentenced for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon and Meth User
Defendant was in possession of a stolen firearm, and drug paraphernalia

A felon and unlawful user of methamphetamine who possessed a stolen firearm was sentenced on July 12, 2018, to more than 5 years in federal prison.

Gibbons, 30, from Sanborn, Iowa, received the prison term after... More...
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United States of America v. Jose Jesus Navarro-Rios, a/k/a “La Daga” Federal Courthouses - Eastern District of Kentucky - Lexington, Kentucky

Lexington, KY - Mexican National Pleads Guilty To Distribution Of Methamphetamine And An Immigration Offense

Jose Jesus Navarro-Rios, a.k.a. “La Daga,” a Mexican National illegally residing in Lancaster, Ky., has pled guilty to three counts of distributing more than 500 grams of Methamphetamine and to unlawfully reentering the United States after previously being deported.

In hi... More...
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In the early morning hours of September 22, 2016, a homeowner in Pennington County contacted the Rapid City Police Department and asked that officers remove her son and a woman named Kasey Sybert from her home. The homeowner asserted that there was an active warrant for Sybert’s arrest. The homeowner did not indicate how many people were in the home at the time, but responding officers understoo... More...   $0 (07-15-2018 - SD)

State of Tennessee v. Darrin Paul Deckard

On December 15, 2014, the Defendant was convicted of theft of property valued over $1,000 and sentenced to four years of supervised probation. We glean from the record that this conviction arose from a guilty plea involving other convictions and resulting in an effective six-year sentence. The only judgment form included in the record on appeal is for the theft conviction, and on appeal, the Def... More...   $0 (07-14-2018 - TN)

United States of America v. Richard Henry Kayian Western District of Virginia Federal Courthouse - Abington, Virginia

Abington, VA - Las Vegas Man Sentenced to 27 Years in Prison for Drug Trafficking

Operation Leaving Las Vegas Targeted Methamphetamine and Opioid Shipments from Las Vegas to Southwest Virginia and Kentucky

A Las Vegas man, who trafficked methamphetamine and oxycodone from Nevada to Virginia and laundered the proceeds, was sentenced on July 5, 2018 in U.S. District Court in Abingd... More...
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On August 24, 2016, at approximately 10:45 p.m., Deputies Matthew Johns and Brian Sterrick, of the Ashtabula County Sheriff’s Office, arrived at appellant’s residence to execute an arrest warrant. The warrant was premised upon appellant’s failure to appear on a minor misdemeanor “failure to wear a seat belt” offense. The deputies parked their cruiser away from the residence and approached th... More...   $0 (07-13-2018 - OH)

United States of America v. Bryshun Genard Furlow District of South Carolina Federal Courthouse - Columbia, South Carolina

Columbia, SC - Lexington Man Sentenced to 15 Years on Federal Drug and Firearm Charges

Bryshun Genard Furlow, age 34, of Lexington, was sentenced in federal court to 180 months (15 years) imprisonment with 6 years of supervised release to follow. Furlow plead guilty in April to possession with intent to distribute cocaine, methamphetamine, and a substance containing both methamphetamine a... More...
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