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Violent Crime – Press Releases


Teen Gang Member Sentenced for Robberies
Eastern District of North Carolina — December 6, 2011
Curtis Ray Eder Sentenced in US District Court
District of Montana — December 5, 2011
Mexican Veterinarian Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Meth and Unlawful Possession of Firearm
District of Idaho — Dcember 2, 2011
Five MS-13 Members Sentenced to Life in Prison
Northern District of California — December 2, 2011
Man Sentenced to 210 Months Imprisonment on Cocaine Charges
District of Arizona — November 30, 2011
Farmington Man Sentenced to 262 Months in Prison for Attempting to Rob Wells Fargo Bank in Raton, N.M
District of New Mexico — November 29, 2011
Coin, Iowa Man Sentenced to 319 Months in Prison
Southern District of Iowa — November 22, 2011
Federal Prison Term Handed Down to San Antonio Texas Mexican Mafia Member
Western District of Texas — November 18, 2011
Career Criminal Sentenced to 15 Years Prison for Gun Possession
District of Oregon — November 17, 2011
Kansas City, Kan., Man Gets 36.5 Years in Federal Drug Case
District of Kansas — November 17, 2011
Two Members of Violent "Josephine Dog Pound" Sentenced in Federal Court
Eastern District of Louisiana — November 16, 2011
Violent Westport Drug Dealer Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murdering a Federal Witness
District of Maryland — November 16, 2011
Nashville Gangsta Crip Gang Member Sentenced to over 51 Years for Leading Drug Trafficking Conspiracy in Greene and Hamblen Counties
Eastern District of Tennessee — November 15, 2011
Two Men Sentenced for 2007 Home Invasion and Murders
District of Minnesota — November 14, 2011
Aurora Man Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison for 2009 Shooting Spree While Illegally Possessing a Firearm
Northern District of Illinois — November 10, 2011
Drug Runner Sentenced to Federal Prison Term
Eastern District of North Carolina — November 9, 2011
Richard Conn Sentenced to 19 Years as a Career Offender
Eastern District of Washington — November 9, 2011
Steele Sentenced to 50 Years in Murder-For-Hire- Scheme
District of Idaho — November 9, 2011
Cocaine Organization Dismantled
Middle District of Georgia — November 2, 2011
Member of Mexican Mafia Sentenced to Life in Prison for Narcotics
Southern District of California — November 1, 2011
Another Armed Career Criminal Sentenced as Part of Project Exile Minneapolis
District of Minnesota — November 1, 2011
Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds 780 Month Sentence for Solicited Hit on United States District Judge and Federal Prosecutor
Northern District of Florida — October 28, 2011
Convicted Burglar Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison for Invading Two Homes, Sexually Assaulting Women Who Had Been Sleeping
District of Columbia — October 28, 2011
Sister and Borther are Sentenced to Decades in Prison for 2009 Murder and Robbery of Store Owner
District of Columbia — October 28, 2011
District Man Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison for the Killing of His Teenage Daughter
District of Columbia — October 27, 2011
Roswell Man Sentenced to 262 Months for Unlawful Possession of Firearm
District of New Mexico — October 27, 2011
Deputy Attorney General Joins U.S. Attorney, ATF and Local Officials to Announce Results of Summer Anti-Violence Initiative
District of Colorado — October 26, 2011
Head of Norwalk-Based Drug Trafficking Ring Sentenced to 20 Years in Federal Prison
District of Connecticut — October 13, 2011
Eugene Man Sentenced to Thirteen Years in Federal Prison for Seven Armed Bank Robberies
District of Oregon — October 13, 2011
Man Sentenced to More Than 82 Years in Prison for Shooting Two People at School, Carjacking Vehicles, and Shooting at Police
District of Columbia — October 7, 2011
Tracy Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Drug Trafficking
Eastern District of California — October 6, 2011
Five KC Men Sentenced for Multi-Million Dollar Drug-Trafficking Conspiracy
Western District of Missouri — October 6, 2011
Ricky Lee, III Pleads Guilty in Murder of Henderson Police Captain Dennis Cagle
Western District of Tennessee — October 5, 2011
Beaumont Resident Sentenced to 40 Years for Federal Crimes Related to Eleven Area Robberies
Eastern District of Texas — September 29, 2011
Mineral Wells Man is Sentenced to 40 Years in Federal Prison, Without Parole, on Methamphetamine Conviction
Northern District of Texas — September 23, 2011
"Bearded Bandit" Sentenced to 62 Years in Prison for Armed Robberies in the Charlotte Area
Western District of North Carolina — September 23, 2011
Raza Unida Gang Leader Sentenced to 324 Months in Federal Prison for Racketeering
Southern District of Texas — September 21, 2011
Last Two of 11 Bounty Hunter Bloods/Nine Tech Gangsters Convicted
Eastern District of Virginia — September 16, 2011
District Man Pleads Guilty to Murder in In July 2008 Slaying in Northeast Washington
District of Columbia — September 14, 2011
East St. Louis Man Faces Fifteen Years In Federal Prison
Southern District of Illinois — September 14, 2011
28 Year Old Felon Sentenced To More Than Sixty Years For Selling Crack And Guns
Middle District of Florida — September 14, 2011
New Jersey Gang Member Admits Mistaken Identity Murder, Other Gang-Related Crimes
District of New Jersey — September 13, 2011
Former Genovese Family Acting Boss And Two Associates Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court To Life In Prison For Multiple Murders, Racketeering And Extortion
Southern District of New York — September 12, 2011
Teenagers Sentenced to 40-Year Prison Terms For Murder, Other Charges in Killing That Took Place During An Attempted Robbery
District of Columbia — September 9, 2011
Hartford Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Gun Charge
District of Connecticut — September 7, 2011
Robber Pleads Guilty
Eastern District of North Carolina — September 7, 2011
Canadian Man Convicted In Case Involving Largest Seizure Of Cocaine In District History
Western District of New York — September 7, 2011
Latin Kings Leader Sentenced To Over 10 Years In Prison For Racketeering Conspiracy
District of Maryland — September 7, 2011
Two MS-13 Gang Leaders Sentenced To Life Imprisonment For Racketeering And Murder
Eastern District of New York — September 6, 2011
Drug Kingpin Sentenced
Western District of Virginia — August 31, 2011
Houston Man Sentenced To 77 Months In Prison For Federal Ammunition Conviction
District of New Mexico — August 30, 2011
Bloods Leader Arrested, Charged With Possessing Arsenal Of Weapons Tied To Murders And Other Violent Acts In Newark
District of New Jersey — August 26, 2011
Vice Lord Gang Members In Tennessee Convicted For Roles In Two Murders And Multiple Attempted Murders
Middle District of Tennessee — August 24, 2011
North Carolina Woman Sentenced to Ten Years' Imprisonment For Attempted Kidnapping
Middle District of Pennsylvania — August 24, 2011
Two Plead Guilty To "Take-Over" Armed Robbery Of Bexley Bank
Southern District of Ohio — August 19, 2011
Charlottesville Man Sentenced To Life For Murder, Drug Charges
Western District of Virginia — August 15, 2011
Wapato Gang Member Sentenced As Armed Career Criminal For Firearm Possession
Eastern District of Washington — August 15, 2011
Convicted Felon Sentenced To 30 Years
Middle District of Florida — August 12, 2011
Barbour County Man Sentenced To 20 Years Behind Bars For 2009 Troy Home Invasion
Middle District of Alabama — August 11, 2011
Denver Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Gun, Drug And Immigration Crimes
District of Colorado — July 15, 2011
99 Members and Associates of Mexican Mafia-Affiliated Gangs Charged in Operation "Black Flag"
Central District of California - July 13, 2011
MS-13 Street Gang Member Sentenced to Thirty-Five Years’ Imprisonment for Murder
Eastern District of New York — June 27, 2011
Bank Robber Sentenced to Life in Prison
District of Connecticut — June 21, 2011
Dulce Man Sentenced To 84-Months in Prison for Federal Firearms Conviction
District of New Mexico — June 17, 2011
Armed Robber Sentenced To Life
Middle District of Florida — June 14, 2011
United States Attorney's Office Reaches Over 15,000 Students
Middle District of Florida — June 13, 2011
Minneapolis Felon Sentenced to 15 Years for Possessing a .357-caliber Revolver
District of Minnesota — June 10, 2011
Habitual Offender Sentenced to Federal Prison for Firearms Crime
District of Alaska — June 10, 2011
Maryland Woman Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison For Fatal Stabbing of Woman in Parking Lot
District of Columbia — June 10, 2011
District Man Sentenced to 10-Year Prison Term In Robbery of Coffee Shop at Howard University
District of Columbia — June 9, 2011
U.S. Attorney Hosts Town Hall on Youth, Violence, And Life Choices
Eastern District of Pennsylvania — June 8, 2011
Nine Alleged Members of A Staten Island Crack Cocaine Distribution Organization Arrested
Eastern District of New York — June 8, 2011
Former New York City Police Officer Sentenced To 240 Months for Conspiring To Commit Robberies and To Distribute Heroin
Eastern District of New York — June 7, 2011
Latin Kings Member Sentenced To Life in Prison for Racketeering Conspiracy, Murder, Robbery and Gun Offenses
District of Maryland — June 6, 2011
U.S. Attorney Machen Hosts Town Hall Meeting, Urges Residents to “Stand Up Today to Save a Life Tomorrow”
District of Columbia — June 3, 2011
Federal officials announce the unsealing of a superseding indictment charging nine individuals for their alleged involvement in eleven bank robberies
Middle District of Pennsylvania — June 2, 2011
Last Remaining 110 Gang Member Pleads Guilty to Racketeering
Northern District of New York — May 27, 2011
Armed Robber Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison
Eastern District of Pennsylvania — May 27, 2011
Cape Coral Man Pleads Guilty to Multiple Charges in Federal Court
Middle District of Florida — May 26, 2011
Mescalero Apache Man Sentenced to 27-Months Imprisonment for Assaulting Common-Law Wife with Dangerous Weapons
District of New Mexico — May 26, 2011
Belcourt Man Sentenced to 30 Years for Child Sexual Abuse
District of North Dakota — May 26, 2011
Armed Robber Gets 50 Years
Middle District of Florida — May 24, 2011
Shiprock Man Sentenced to 57-Month Prison Sentence for Federal Assault Conviction
District of New Mexico — May 24, 2011
Home Invasion Robber Sentenced to More Than 58 Years in Prison
Eastern District of Pennsylvania — May 24, 2011
Three Charged in Murder-for-Hire
Middle District of Florida — May 23, 2011
Navajo Man Receives 25-Year Prison Sentence for Second Degree Murder Conviction
District of New Mexico — May 16, 2011
Philadelphia Man Convicted of Four Armed Robberies of Small Businesses
Eastern District of Pennsylvania — May 13, 2011
Navajo Man Receives 136-Month Prison Sentence For Federal Rape Conviction
District of New Mexico — May 10, 2011
Defendant Pleads Guilty to Gun Crime
Eastern District of North Carolina — May 4, 2011
Rort Apache Woman Sentenced for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
District of Arizona — May 4, 2011
Safe Streets Anti-Gang Task Force Shows Results in New Jersey’s Monmouth and Ocean Counties
District of New Jersey — April 26, 2011
Felon in Possession of Ammunition Receives 106-Month Sentence
Eastern District of North Carolina — April 26, 2011
Wilmington Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Acquiring a Firearm
Eastern District of North Carolina — April 25, 2011
Fayetteville Man Sentenced for ABC Store Armed Robbery
Eastern District of North Carolina — April 20, 2011
Wilson Felon Pleads Guilty to Unlawful Firearms Possession
Eastern District of North Carolina — April 19, 2011
Raleigh Pawn Shop Robber Pleads Guilty
Eastern District of North Carolina — April 11, 2011
Latin Kings' Nationwide Leader, Augustin Zambrano, and 3 Other High-Ranking Gamg Members Convicted of RICO Conspiracy and Related Crimes
Northern District of Illinois — April 7, 2011
Multi-Convicted Felon Pleads Guilty to Gun Charge
Eastern District of North Carolina — April 6, 2011
Kingston Drug Dealer Sent to Federal Prison
Eastern District of North Carolina — April 5, 2011
Federal, State, and Local Law Enforcement Partners Announce Results of Joint Initiative, Continued Resolve To Combat Carjacking in Essex County
District of New Jersey — March 21, 2011
Tri City Bomber Street Gang Members and Associates Indicted
Southern District of Texas — February 9, 2011
Sweeping Racketeering Indictment Charges 15 Members of the Fruit Town & Brick City Brims Bloods Set
District of New Jersey — January 24, 2011