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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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‘Straw Hat Bandit’ Richard Boyle Convicted of 11 Bank Robberies at Trial

United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Richard Boyle, 59, of Doylestown, PA was convicted today by a federal jury of 11 separate bank robberies, 10 counts of brandishing, using, and carrying a More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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Toledo man, Jayvon Wynne serving 18 years for shooting at police officers

A Toledo man currently serving 18 years in state prison for shooting at police officers was indicted in federal court for his role in a conspiracy to traffic fentanyl and heroin. Jayvon Wynne, 23, was indicted on More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, March 17th, 2019
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Lees Summit Police Officer, Richard Hagerty Pleads Guilty to Armed Bank Robbery

A former Lee’s Summit, Mo., police officer who led officers on a 100-miles-per-hour vehicle pursuit pleaded guilty in federal court today to armed bank robbery. Richard W. Hagerty, 35, of Independence, Mo., pleaded More...

By Guest Author On Friday, March 15th, 2019
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Statistics on Workplace Security and Where to Find Professional Assistance

The concerns surrounding public safety are currently at an all-time high, as more people worry about the unthinkable happening during an unexpected moment. Regardless of whether someone is in a public or private More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Oregon State University Student, Christopher Strahan Sentenced for Shooting Threat

Christopher Adam Strahan, 33, of Corvallis, Oregon, pleaded guilty today to threatening a campus shooting and was sentenced to time served in federal prison and three years’ supervised release. According to court More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
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Shooter in 2014 Midland Homicide, Noe Galan Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms Charge

In Midland today, 39-year-old Odessa, TX, resident Noe Garcia Galan pleaded guilty to a federal firearms charge in connection with the murder of Sean Michael Lamb in 2014, announced U.S. Attorney John F. Bash; FBI More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
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Kentwood Man, Rick Simmons Pleads Guilty to Interstate Threat to US Senator

United States Attorney Andrew Birge announced today that Rick Lynn Simmons, 52, of Kentwood, Michigan pleaded guilty before a U.S. Magistrate Judge to one count of making an interstate telephone call to the Camden, More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
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Maryland Man, Christopher Hasson Facing Charges for Illegal Possession of Silencers

A federal grand jury today indicted Christopher Paul Hasson, age 49, of Silver Spring, Maryland, on federal charges for unlawful possession of silencers, for possession of firearms by a drug addict and unlawful More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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Newark Man, William Valentin Convicted of Armed Jewelry Heist in New Jersey

A Newark man was convicted in federal court today for his role in the September 2017 armed robbery of a jewelry exchange located in Elizabeth, New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. William Valentin, More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 18th, 2019
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New Orleans Man, Roland Bourgeois Sentenced for Shooting 3 African American Men

Roland J. Bourgeois Jr., 55, of New Orleans, Louisiana, was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised release on charges that, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, he shot at three young More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, February 17th, 2019
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Aurora shooting: Gary Martin was convicted of a felony, should not have been able to buy a gun

The mass shooting in Illinois shocked gun control activists and gun owners alike as news broke that Gary Martin, a convicted felon, was able to buy a firearm. Martin, 45, fatally shot and killed five people, wounded More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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Oregon Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime, Threatening Shooting at Eugene Church

Benjamin Jaramillo Hernandez, 69, of Eugene, pleaded guilty today to a federal hate crime and illegal possession of ammunition charge arising from a series of progressively more threatening and violent actions targeting More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 9th, 2019
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Dog Pound Gangster, Kiandre Johnson Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison

Kiandre Johnson, 25, of Fresno, was sentenced Monday to 11 years and six months in prison for engaging in a conspiracy to commit murder in aid of racketeering and using a facility of interstate commerce to facilitate More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 9th, 2019
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New Jersey Man, Jamar Battle Convicted of Firearms Offense, Shooting 5 Year Old Girl

A Newark man, previously convicted in state court of six felonies, was found guilty in federal court today of being a felon in possession of a handgun, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Jamar Battle, 31, More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 9th, 2019
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Members Of Violent Robbery Organization Sentenced for Robberies in Florida

U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Kovachevich today sentenced Shamar Lajuan Thomas (26, Clearwater), a/k/a “Baby,” to 35 years in federal prison for conspiracy to commit robbery, robbery, and using or carrying More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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Ohio man, Damon Joseph charged with attempting to provide material support to ISIS

A federal grand jury returned a three-count indictment charging an Ohio man with attempting to provide material support to ISIS, attempting to commit a hate crime, and possessing firearms in furtherance of a crime More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 26th, 2018
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Totowa Man, Laron James Charged for Trying to Bring Loaded Gun on Plane

A Totowa, New Jersey, man was sentenced today to 27 months in prison for knowingly possessing a firearm as a previously convicted felon and trying to bring a loaded gun onto a plane, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 25th, 2018
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Emmanuel Ravell gets 25 Years for Recruiting Individual to Transport Meth

A 25-year-old resident of Brownsville has been ordered to prison for 300 months for his role in recruiting a female to carry almost four kilograms of “ice” to Louisiana, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
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Kelby Gordon Sentenced to 37 Years for Shooting and Killing Innocent Bystander

Kelby Gordon, 32, of Washington, D.C., was sentenced today to 37 years in prison for killing an innocent bystander and firing into an occupied bedroom during a broad-daylight shooting in Southeast Washington, announced More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
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Members of Drug Trafficking Organization Indicted on Dozens of Charges

Two dozen people have been indicted on federal drug trafficking and firearms charges related to a distribution ring operating in south Georgia and northern Florida. A superseding indictment unsealed today in U.S. More...


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