You are here

Justice News

Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Kentucky


2013: Jan | Feb | Mar | April | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec


December 2013

December 19, 2013

Michigan Man Convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin in Kentucky
Douglas Martin

December 18, 2013

Manchester Pharmacy Owner Sentenced to 10 Years for Conspiring to Illegally Fill Out of State Prescriptions for Customers
Charles Terry Tenhet

December 12, 2013

Georgetown Home Builder Sentenced to 69 Months for Bank Fraud, Embezzlement, Aggravated Identity Theft and a False Loan Application
Lee C. Tevis

December 09, 2013

Morgan County Judge-Executive and Owners of Salyersville-Based Bridge Contractor Indicted for Kickback Scheme, Fraud, and Money Laundering
Timothy Alexander Conley

December 03, 2013

Northern KY. Fireworks Dealer Awaits Sentence for Explosives Crime
Sam Droganes

December 02, 2013

Former Northern Kentucky School Superintendent Admits Embezzling Money
William Rye

November 2013

November 25, 2013

Covington Man Awaits Sentence For Defrauding Internet Companies
Melvin Dietz, Jr.

November 14, 2013

Owner of Northern Kentucky Chiropractic Clinic Indicted for Health Care Fraud Conspiracy
Dr. Andrea Almond

November 13, 2013

Paintsville Doctor Agrees to Pay U.S. Government $200,000 to Settle Civil Allegations
Dr. Don V. Bryson

November 7, 2013

Former Clay County Officials Admit to Racketeering Conspiracy
Russell Cletus Maricle, Douglas C. Adams, Charles W. Jones and William E. Stivers

October 2013

October 31, 2013

Winchester Man Convicted of Distributing Heroin Resulting in Death
Harold Wayne Salyers

Lexington Attorney Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud, Wire Fraud, Distribution of Controlled Substances, Obstruction of Justice and Tax Fraud
Seth Johnston

October 24, 2013

Four Former City Officials in Martin, KY. Indicted on Fraud Charges
Ruth Thomasine Robinson, Rita Christine Whicker, Ginger Michelle Halbert, and Ethel Lee Clouse

September 2013

September 27, 2013

Three Time Convicted Felon From Nicholasville Sentenced to 15 Years for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm
Troy Lee Mellott

September 26, 2013

Williamsburg Couple Sentenced For Committing Series of Bank Robberies
Jason and Tasha Fox

September 17, 2013

Covington Man Indicted and Arraigned for Drug Distribution Causing Death
Timothy Tingle

September 13, 2013

Former Agriculture Commissioner Admits to Misappropriating Department Funds
Richard Dwight Farmer, Jr.

September 12, 2013

London Woman Sentenced 30 Years for Child Pornography Offenses
Corrine Sherman

September 4, 2013

Former Assistant Director at Nicholasville Day Care Pleads Guilty to Fraud
Pamela Sandlin

August 2013

August 23, 2013

Florence Man Sentenced to 18 Months for Illegally Copying Xbox 360 Video Game
Anthony Cappadona

August 22, 2013

Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty To Distributing Heroin that Resulted in Death
Anthony Lacortiglia

August 15, 2013

Kentucky Resident Charged With Tax Evasion And Other Tax Fraud Charges
James S. Faller II

August 13, 2013

Georgetown Home Builder Convicted of Bank Fraud, Embezzlement, Aggravated Identity Theft and False Loan Application
Lee C. Tevis

August 12, 2013

Former Ashland Police Officer Sentenced to 75 Months for Attempting to Illegally Obtain Prescription Drugs and for Firearm Offense
Melvin Charles Schoch, Jr.

July 2013

July 31, 2013

Hazard Woman Pleads Guilty to Illegally Structuring Bank Deposits
Lois Elaine Smith

July 29, 2013

Twenty-Eight People Indicted for Methamphetamine Conspiracy in Whitley County
James Forest Manning, Jamie Mark Gibson, Danny Lee Fyffe,Daniel John Moeser, Lisa Canada Ball, Bobby Darrel Canada, II, David Allen Davis, Robert Joe Gibson, Michelle Manning, Wayne Marcus, Billy Ray Richardson, Anthony Rose, Jerry White, Beverly Wilson, James Bennett, Wendell Ralph Canada, Ryan David Carlson, George Thomas Hubbard, Mark A. Morrow, Harrison B. Sulfridge, Joanna Cansler, Teanna Marie Cansler, Robert Church, William Helbig, Jr., Suzann Judy Phillips, Anna Davis, Jason Wade Taylor and Aaron David Ellison

July 26, 2013

Jackson Woman Sentenced to 39 Months for Identity Theft and Fraud
Lisa Ann Salyers

July 25, 2013

A Northern Kentucky IRS Employee and a Florida Man Accused of Stealing Identities, Committing Mail Fraud and Filing a False Tax Claim
Joy Fox and Patrick Sharpe

July 19, 2013

Richmond Tax Preparer Sentenced for Preparing False Income Tax Returns
James Raymond Kennedy

Lexington Man Sentenced to 168 Months for Distributing Child Pornography
Brett Michael Compton

July 16, 2013

Harlan County Mining Company Sentenced For Violation of Health and Safety Standards
Manalapan Mining Company, Inc.

June 2013

June 27, 2013

Pulaski County, KY. Sheriff's Deputy Indicted For Federal Civil Rights Violations
Stephen Molen

June 21, 2013

Kentucky Pain Clinics, Pharmacy and Owner Convicted by Jury on All Counts
Ernest William Singleton

June 19, 2013

Four Eastern Kentuckians Sentenced For Roles In Kidnapping And Assaulting A Letcher County Man
Ramiro Ozuna Guerrero

June 17, 2013

Lexington Man Convicted of Distributing Cocaine in Central Kentucky
Ramiro Ozuna Guerrero

June 14, 2013

Winchester Man Faces Charges for Distributing Heroin Resulting in Death
Harold Wayne Salyers

Chicago Man Sentenced to 125 Months For Two Bank Robberies in Florence, KY.
Bernard Beaver Russell

June 13, 2013

London Doctor Sentenced for Evading Taxes
Werner Grentz

June 12, 2013

Paintsville Doctor Sentenced to 75 Months For Pill Conspiracy
Richard Albert

June 5, 2013

London Physician Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud Charges in First Case of its Kind in Kentucky
Sandesh Rajaram Patil

May 2013

May 29, 2013

Harlan County Mine Officials Sentenced For Violating Safety Standards
Bryant Massingale and Joseph Miniard

May 23, 2013

Career Offender From Cincinnati Sentenced to 262 Months for Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of Drug Trafficking
Mitchell Blankumsee

May 22, 2013

Cincinnati Man Sentenced to 162 Months for Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin in Northern KY. and Ohio
Lee Moore

May 17, 2013

Texas Man Sentenced to 6 Years for Conspiring to Distribute Methamphetamine in Northern KY.
Michael Brian Brown

May 13, 2013

Somerset Optometrist and Eye Care Group Sued for Medicare and Medicaid Fraud
Dr. Philip Robinson and Associates in Eye Care P.S.C.

May 10, 2013

Office Manager of Northern Kentucky Company Sentenced to 51 Months for Mail Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft
Pamela Brown

Northern Kentucky Tax Examiner Accused of Destroying Tax Forms
Brady James

Northern Kentucky Bank Employee Accused of Embezzling More Than $130,000
Rebecca Hatfield

May 9, 2013

U.S. Attorney's Office Announces Significant Management Changes

May 3, 2013

Brooksville Woman Admits Defrauding State and Federal Assistance Programs
Patty Jo Ruf

Lexington Man Sentenced to 30 Years for Drug, Firearm, and Money Laundering Offenses
Marquis Deron Heard

April 2013

April 30, 2013

Covington Man Sentenced to Over 59 Years for Kidnapping, Armed Bank Robbery, and Firearm Offenses
Joseph Weir

April 26, 2013

Kentucky Pain Clinic Owners Await Sentencing for Unlawfully Dispensing More than 50,000 Prescription Pills
Tammy Cantrell and Shelby Lackey

April 25, 2013

Man Admits Traveling from England to Kentucky to Sexually Exploit Minor
Solomon Blue Waters

April 22, 2013

Former Agriculture Commissioner Indicted for Misappropriating Department Funds
Richard Dwight Farmer Jr.

April 19, 2013

Prestonsburg Doctor Pays U.S. Government $50,000 to Settle Civil Allegations
Dr. Laura Hazeltine

April 12, 2013

Lexington Man Sentenced to 103 Months for Receiving Child Pornography
Jason Daniel Meade

Lexington Man Sentenced to 41 Months For Attempting to Evade Paying Taxes and Wire Fraud
David Byron

April 9, 2013

London Cattle Company Accused of Selling Animals That Tested Positive for Drugs
Williams Cattle Company and Pamela Collette

Six Kentuckians Admit Defrauding Financial Assistance Programs
Diana Lynn Rice, Ila Jean Rose, Granvell Winfred Ramey, Junia Kay Ratliff, Randall Dale Ratliff and Linda Lou Tackett

April 5, 2013

Danville Business Owner Indicted for Wire Fraud and Identity Theft
Paul Christopher Turner

March 2013

March 20, 2013

Two Ashland Men in Stolen Motorcycle Ring Convicted
Richard Meade and Mark Justice

March 13, 2013

Former Employee of Eastern Kentucky Agriculture Program Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud
Debra Marshall

February 2013

February 25, 2013

Lexington Man Sentenced to 96 Months for Bank Robbery
Patrick Andrew Donald

February 25, 2013

Erlanger Nursing Home and United States Government Settle Civil Allegations
Villaspring Health Care Center Inc. and Carespring Health Care Management, LLC

February 15, 2013

Three Indicted for Structuring Currency
Lois Elaine Smith, Randall Baker and Richard G. Adams

February 15, 2013

Nine People Indicted for Defrauding Medicaid and Social Security Benefit Programs

February 12, 2013

Woodford County Man Sentenced to 14 Years for Distributing Pornography
Juan Francisco Reyes-Ramos

February 11, 2013

Man Indicted for Robbing a Lexington Bank
William Abshear

February 7, 2013

London Couple Convicted on All Counts of Child Pornography Offenses
Rickey and Corrine Sherman

February 6, 2013

Convicted Felon From Richmond Sentenced To 250 Months for Helping Lead a Large Cocaine Trafficking Ring
Jakolbe Chenault

January 2013

January 18, 2013

Detroit Man Sentenced to 57 Months for Using Counterfeit Credit Cards at Northern Kentucky Retail Stores
Tyhkan S. Brunson

January 17, 2013

London Doctor Admits Evading Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Taxes
Werner Grentz

January 14, 2013

Owner of Kentucky Pain Clinics Arrested and Indicted for Prescription Drug and Money Laundering Conspiracies
Ernest William Singleton

Updated February 19, 2015