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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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District Man, Orlando Bell Sentenced to 130 Months for Drug Trafficking

Orlando Bell, 37, of Washington, D.C., was sentenced today to 130 months in prison for his role in a drug trafficking organization that distributed large amounts of heroin, methamphetamine, and cocaine in the Washington, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Four Men Indicted on Kidnapping and Homicide Charges in June 2018 Slaying

A federal grand jury today returned a superseding indictment charging four men with murder and other charges in the kidnapping of a Maryland man whose body was found in an alley in Southeast Washington last June. More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 9th, 2019
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Columbia Man, Wesley Brian Kaster Charged with Arson at Planned Parenthood Clinic

A Columbia, Mo., man was charged in federal court today with the arson at the Columbia Health Center (operated by Planned Parenthood Great Plains) on Feb. 10, 2019. Wesley Brian Kaster, 42, was charged in a criminal More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
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SCDC Prisoner, Michael Young Sentenced for Role in Dark Web Mail Bomb Plot

United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Michael James Young Jr., 32, of Columbia, South Carolina, was sentenced to over 43 years in federal prison for his role in a conspiracy to purchase a mail More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Colombian Man, Genaro Cuero Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Drug Charge

Genaro Cuero (64, Buenaventura, Colombia) today pleaded guilty to a conspiracy violation of the Maritime Drug Law Enforcement Act. He faces a minimum mandatory term of 10 years, and up to life, in federal prison. More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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Three Individuals Sentenced to Prison for Roles in VA Program Bribery Schemes

Two owners and an employee of for-profit, non-accredited schools were sentenced during the last two days for bribing a public official at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in exchange for the public official’s More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
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Jamaican National, Keniel Thomas Sentenced to 71 Months for Lottery Fraud

Keniel Thomas, 29, a Jamaican national, was sentenced today to 71 months in prison for trying to extort money from a couple in Washington D.C., who he tried to trick into believing they won the Mega Millions lottery, More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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Columbia Man, Nader Yanis Pleads Guilty to Marijuana Trafficking

A Columbia, Mo., man pleaded guilty in federal court today to his role in a conspiracy to distribute marijuana. Nader Robert Osama Yanis, 24, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Willie J. Epps, Jr., to the More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
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Columbia Man, Kenneth Jones Sentenced to 15 Years for Child Sex Trafficking

A Columbia, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court today for his role in a prostitution operation that involved sex trafficking a minor victim. Kenneth Ronald Jones, 26, of Columbia, was sentenced by U.S. District More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, December 16th, 2018
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Home Sales in Charleston, South Carolina Up 40% Over 5 Years

The city of Charleston, South Carolina has seen significant economic growth over the last five years, and the real estate market has followed suit, according to the Charleston Trident Association of Realtors. The More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 8th, 2018
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Jefferson City Man, Javier Rosser Pleads Guilty to Meth Conspiracy

A Jefferson City, Mo., man pleaded guilty in federal court today to his role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine that was mailed to him by a co-conspirator in California. Javier Rashad Rosser, 32, pleaded More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
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Executive Director of Military Charity, Patricia Driscoll Found Guilty of Fraud and Tax Evasion

Patricia Pauline Driscoll, the former executive director of the Armed Forces Foundation, was found guilty by a jury today of charges stemming from a scheme in which she stole from the non-profit charity, defrauded More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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Washington Man, Kenneth Adams Found Guilty of First Degree Murder

Kenneth Adams, 20, of Washington, D.C., has been found guilty by a jury of first-degree murder while armed and related charges stemming from a killing that took place in 2016 in Northeast Washington, announced U.S. More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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Columbia Man, Larome Humphrey Sentenced for Armed Bank Robbery

A Columbia, Mo., man who robbed a bank and led law enforcement officers on a high-speed chase while carrying an infant in the back seat of his get-away car was sentenced in federal court today. Larome Demetrius More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, November 8th, 2018
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Chambersburg Man, Keanu Davone Sentenced 10 Years for Sex Trafficking a Minor

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Keanu Davone Martinez, age 22, of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, was sentenced on November 1, 2018, by Chief U.S. District More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, November 5th, 2018
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Columbia Man, Steve Pritchard sentenced to 30 Years for Arson and Insurance Fraud

A Columbia, Kentucky man was sentenced today in United States District Court by Judge Greg Stivers to 360 months of imprisonment on charges of arson and insurance fraud.  Steve Allen “Boo” Pritchard, 44, started More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, October 28th, 2018
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Washington man, Darron Wint Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder

Darron Wint, 37, also known as Daron Wint, formerly of Lanham, Md., was found guilty by a jury today of 20 felony charges, including multiple counts of first-degree murder while armed, for the May 2015 slayings More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, October 28th, 2018
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions recognizes U.S. Attorney’s Office with Awards for work on National Security cases

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recognized two teams from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia and their partners in the FBI for outstanding achievements in national security cases involving More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, October 14th, 2018
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Latasha Moore pleads guilty in DC bribery case to keep government contractor free from complaints

A former employee of the District of Columbia Department of Human Resources pled guilty today to a federal bribery charge for accepting more than $140,000 in bribes from a consultant and independent contractor who More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, May 26th, 2018
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Columbia River Reopens Spring Chinook Fishing

Columbia River’s spring chinook fishing will reopen this Friday, May 25. Fishing will be from Tongue Point to the Oregon / Washington border. The reopening has been in the negotiation process for weeks with More...


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