Former Destin Area Man Federally Indicted for Investment Fraud Scheme and Money Laundering

PENSACOLA, FLORIDA – John E. Acker, 52, formerly of Santa Rosa Beach, has been charged with 37 counts of wire fraud and 7 counts of money laundering. The indictment was announced today by Jason R. Coody, Acting United States Attorney for the…

Hull Man Pleads Guilty to Fraud Charge Arising from Fraudulent CARES Act Small Business Loans

BOSTON – A Hull man pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston in connection with submitting fraudulent documentation in order to receive CARES Act small business loans.   Shane Spierdowis, 31, pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud. U.S. District…

Charlotte Man Is Sentenced To Nine Years For Robbing Store Owner At Gunpoint

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – U.S. District Judge Max O. Cogburn, Jr. sentenced Solomon Davon Gilliam, 37, of Charlotte today to 108 months in prison for robbing a store owner at gunpoint, announced William T. Stetzer, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Western District of…

New York Governor Kathy Hochul Parties Maskless at Bar While Your Kids Forced to Wear them At School All Day Long

ALBANY, NY – New York Governor Kathy Hochul is sending a clear message. The New York indoor mask mandate is for people like you and your children and not for her. Today, Hochul is under fire for going to a crowded indoor…

Portland Police Listen to Residents, Plan to Deploy More Officers Amid Uptick in Violence

PORTLAND, OR – Since May of 2020, Portland residents have seen their city become ground zero for a 10-month long occupation by groups of rioters and protesters. After the city’s mayor and council backed measures to cut back policing, the police department…