Armed Career Criminal Receives 20 Years in Prison For Gun and Drug Charges

TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – Keith A. Penn, 41, of Tallahassee, Florida, has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to drug trafficking and firearm charges. Jason R. Coody, Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, announced…

Michael Avenatti Sentenced To Over Two Years In Prison For Attempting To Extort Nike And For Defrauding His Client

Audrey Strauss, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that MICHAEL AVENATTI was sentenced today in Manhattan federal court by United States District Judge Paul G. Gardephe to 30 months in prison for attempting to extort NIKE,…

Scranton Man Convicted For Production Of Child Pornography And Attempted Witness Intimidation

SCRANTON- The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that John Lewis Kramer, age 36, of Scranton, Pennsylvania, was convicted on July 7, 2021, by United States District Court Judge Malachy E. Mannion for production of child pornography…

Washington State Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison After Traveling Across State Lines for Sex with a Minor

EUGENE, Ore.—A Vancouver, Washington man was sentenced to federal prison today for sending sexually explicit emails and text messages to an undercover law enforcement officer posing online as a 13-year-old girl, and then traveling across state lines for a planned sexual encounter…

Hardy County man indicted on firearms charges

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Gregory Stump, of Moorefield, West Virginia, was indicted yesterday on firearms charges, Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced. Stump, 51, was indicted on one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm” and one count of “Possession…

Tractor-Trailor Driver from Illinois Pleads Guilty to Transporting Minor from Virginia to South Dakota and Engaging in Criminal Sexual Activity

ABINGDON, Va. – A Cahokia, Illinois man pleaded guilty today to transporting a minor from Virginia to South Dakota with the intent to engage in criminal sexual activity. According to court documents, David Kyle Skaggs, 33, was an over-the-road tractor-trailer operator. In…

Harrison County man indicted on firearms charge

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Chad Perkins, of Wallace, West Virginia, was indicted yesterday on a firearms charge, Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced. Perkins, 31, was indicted on one count of “Unlawful Possession of Firearm.” Perkins, a person prohibited from…

Odessa Businessman Sentenced to Federal Prison for Defrauding Family and Friends out of $18 Million

In Midland today, a federal judge sentenced 45-year-old James Clinton Fletcher, owner of now-defunct San Jan, LLC, to 15 years of imprisonment for defrauding investors out of more than $18 million through various fraudulent schemes. In addition to the prison term, U.S.…