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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...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 17th, 2018
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Miami murder suicide: US Coast Guardsman John Presnar murders wife Gretchen Presnar, son as daughter fights for her life

A shocking murder suicide in Miami left a seven-year-old boy and his mother are dead with a young girl is fighting for her life. John Stanley Presnar, an active member of the U.S. Coast Guard, shot an killed his More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, December 16th, 2018
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KC Man, Derron Nevels Charged after Shooting Female driver 20 Times During Robbery

A Kansas City, Mo., man was charged in federal court today for the armed robbery of a female Z-Trip driver who was shot at least 20 times. Derron D. Nevels, also known as “Ronnie,” 18, was charged in a two-count More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, December 16th, 2018
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New York: Violent Mexican MS-13 ring broken up ahead of gang war, assassination and planned burglaries

Twelve alleged members of the La Mara Salvatrucha, MS-13, street gang were indicted by a Queens County grand jury Tuesday on various charges including attempted murder and conspiracy, in addition to drug and weapons More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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Damon Joseph charged with plotting terrorist attack on a synagogue in the Ohio

Damon M. Joseph, 21, of Holland, Ohio, was charged today in federal court with one count of attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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Jeffrey Noel, Herichie Paul, Awetu Megersa Sentenced for Four Carjackings in Florida

U.S. District Judge Paul Byron has sentenced Jeffrey Noel (25, Orlando), Herichie Paul (21, Orlando), and Awetu Megersa (23, Orlando) to 25, 16, and 13 years in federal prison, respectively, for carjacking and possessing More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 8th, 2018
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Felon, James Thomas Convicted of Committing 3 Armed Robberies in One Hour

A federal jury convicted James Lorenzo Thomas, Jr., age 32, of Oxon Hill, Maryland, for three counts of armed commercial robbery, three counts of brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence, and one count of More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, December 7th, 2018
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Hartford Man, Daquan Patterson-Greene Sentenced for Drug and Gun Offenses

John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that DAQUAN PATTERSON-GREENE, 22, of Hartford, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Alvin W. Thompson in Hartford to 96 months More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, December 7th, 2018
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Pittsburgh Man, Thomas Hetrick Sentenced 8 Years for Multiple Armed Bank Robberies

A former resident of Pittsburgh, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court to eight years and 8 months in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release, on his convictions on federal bank robbery charges, More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, December 7th, 2018
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Three Convicted of Armed Bank Robbery and Car Chase in North Myrtle Beach

United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that three defendants—Lance Hardiman, Justin Pressley, and Rodrick Berklery—were convicted in federal court for robbing the South State Bank in North Myrtle More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, December 7th, 2018
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Flathead County man, Bruce Wann admits illegal possession of Firearms and Grenade

Flathead County resident Bruce Boone Wann admitted in federal court today to firearms violations after an investigation found he illegally possessed a number of weapons and made an effort to hide them from law enforcement, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, December 6th, 2018
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Jackson man, Willie Blackmon Found Guilty of Sex Trafficking Minors

After a four-day trial before U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves, a federal jury in Jackson found Willie Charles Blackmon, Jr., 36, of Jackson, guilty on Thursday of two counts of sex trafficking minors through More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
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Illinois: Dante Wade arrested for Decatur fatal shooting of Marcqui Apholone

The U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested the Dante Wade, the man accused of killing Marcqui “Kies” Apholone on November 8. Wade, 44, of Romeoville, left Decatur after the shooting as More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
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South Carolina murder suicide left 8-year-old Heaven Frazier dead, killed by her dad, Michael Frazier, who also murdered his girlfriend Natasha McDonald

Greenwood County Sheriff Dennis Kelly in South Carolina spoke to the press to confirm the details of a Friday morning murder suicide which left three dead: 8-year-old Heaven Z. Frazier, Natasha Dawn McDonald, More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, November 17th, 2018
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New Hampshire AG Gordon MacDonald confirms Diane McLaughlin, Donald McLaughlin deaths were a murder suicide

New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon MacDonald announced Friday that a Hooksett couple, Diane and Donald McLaughlin, died in a murder suicide. Following an autopsy, it’s been confirmed that Donald McLaughlin, More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Four Catholic Priest Abducted at Gunpoint in Nigeria

(International Christian Concern) –Earlier this week, four Roman Catholic priests were kidnapped by armed gunmen in the Delta State of Nigeria. Nigerian officials are condemning the kidnapping and Benue State More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
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Houston murder suicide: Samuel Yeargain confirmed as the shooter, killing his friend Pierce Schwartz, then himself

The Texas teenage boys who were killed in a murder suicide last Thursday died from gunshot wounds to the head and the details from the coroner confirm that Samuel Yeargain was the shooter, killing Pierce Schwartz, More...


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