Michigan City Man Sentenced to 168 Months in Prison

SOUTH BEND – Edward Sanders, 48 years old, of Michigan City, Indiana, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Damon R. Leichty after pleading guilty to possession with intent to distribute controlled substances, announced United States Attorney Clifford D. Johnson. Sanders was…

14 Defendants Charged with Drug Trafficking Conspiracy and Related Crimes in Racine, Wisconsin, and Elsewhere

Richard G. Frohling, Acting United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that on October 20, 2021, a federal indictment was unsealed that charged thirteen Racine-area individuals with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute five kilograms…

Southwest Georgian Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Operating High-Volume Open Air Illegal Drug “Market”

ALBANY, Ga. – The leader of a high-volume illegal drug trafficking operation located in a southwest Georgia city was sentenced to federal prison. Sherrod Winchester, 39, of Albany, was sentenced to serve 300 months in prison to be followed by five years…

Nigerian National Indicted in Connection with Romance Schemes

BOSTON – A Nigerian national residing in Canton was indicted today by a federal grand jury for his role in a wire and bank fraud conspiracy involving romance scams targeting individuals in the United States. Mark Arome Okuo, 41, was indicted on…

St. Paul Felon Sentenced to 110 Months in Prison for Possessing Firearms, Methamphetamine

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A St. Paul man was sentenced today to 110 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release for possessing firearms as a felon and for possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine. According to court documents,…

Eagle Pass Man Sentenced in Fatal Human Smuggling Attempt

DEL RIO – An Eagle Pass man was sentenced to 360 months in prison today for transporting undocumented noncitizens that resulted in five deaths.  According to court documents, Jorge Luis Monsivais Jr., 23, was the driver of a Suburban  traveling on FM…

Amazon Warehouse Workers In New York Set To File For Union Vote

Amazon warehouse workers in Staten Island, New York City, announced plans Thursday to file for a union election before the National Labor Relations Board next week. Amazon Labor Union, which represents 2,000 Amazon workers, signed union authorization cards and announced plans to…

Gas Soars To $7.59 A Gallon In California Town As Prices Hit Multi-Year Highs Nationwide

The price of gasoline in a remote California town reached $7.59 per gallon this week as energy costs continue to rise nationwide and show no sign of slowing down. The town — Gorda, California — is located in a rural part of…