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December 2007

December 18, 2007

quets sentenced for international kidnaping

December 14, 2007

united states attorney vows to work hard to protect public

December 12, 2007

guilty verdict in trial of bank robber

fayetteville teenager pleads to carjacking

felon in possession of a firearm/illegal alien pleads guilty

tarboro man pleads guilty

sentencing of robeson county deputy sheriff

leland man sentenced to 120 months in prison

December 11, 2007

two convicted felons sentenced in carjacking case

December 7, 2007

dunn man sentenced to life in prison

December 5, 2007

fayetteville man sentenced as a career criminal to 262 months

new bern man sentenced to 195 months in prison

December 3, 2007

former washington police officer pleads to civil rights violations

November 2007

November 19, 2007

10th Annual Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Conference

convicted felon sentenced in heroin case

November 16, 2007

Three Defendants Sentenced for Tax Fraud Crimes

WILMINGTON - United States Attorney George E. B. Holding announced that in federal court yesterday Senior United States District Judge James C. Fox sentenced JAMES EDWARD FRAZIER, JR., 34 to 204 months imprisonment, 5 years supervised release and imposed restitution of $1,700 for distribution of more than 50 grams of crack cocaine.

November 14, 2007

irwin man pleads guilty to robbery

November 8, 2007

14 year sentence for creation and transfer of a sawed off silenced weapon used in a subsequent murder

federal indictment charges two fayetteville men with conspiracy to commit robbery

November 6, 2007

first defendant in operation second wind sentenced

October 2007

October 25, 2007

rocky point man sentenced for drug distribution

wilmington man sentenced with being a felon in possession of a firearm and possession with intent to sell drugs

October 22, 2007

brothers plead guilty to scheme to defraud banks of $1.2 million

October 19, 2007

assistant united states attorney james a. candelmo prestigious director’s award

October 18, 2007

second former robeson county sheriff’s deputy sentenced

October 17, 2007

former robeson county sheriff sentenced to 250 months in prison

convicted felon sentenced for possession of firearms

October 16, 2007

wilmington man sentenced for child pornography

convicted felon pleads guilty

October 11, 2007

fugitive from garner sentenced

October 3, 2007

illegal document vendor sentenced

October 2, 2007

acting attorney general peter d. keisler honors local raleigh woman at the department of justice's annual awards ceremony

whiteville man sentenced for child pornography

September 2007

September 26, 2007

operation tarnished badge

operation tarnished badge

former robeson county sheriff pleads guilty

September 14, 2007

RALEIGH - At 9:00 AM this morning before US District Court Judge James C. Dever, III, Defendant Allison Lee Quets, in the presence of counsel, entered guilty pleas to both counts of International Kidnaping contained in the Indictment pending against her.

September 13, 2007

RALEIGH - On September 12, 2007, JOE FOREST ROSS of Fayetteville, North Carolina, pled guilty to a receipt and possession of child pornography in violation of Title 18 of the United States Code, Sections 2552(a)(2)and(a)(4), before United States Magistrate Judge David Daniel.

life sentence for man charged with premeditated murder

man sentenced for drug conspiracy

September 5, 2007

former president and chief financial officer of raleigh real estate company sentenced to 30 months for embezzlement

tarboro man pleads guilty to child porn charges

August 2007

August 28, 2007

Arrests Announced In Operation Namesake

July 2007

July 18, 2007

four sentenced for bank robbery

July 12, 2007

seventeenth convicted in operation tarnished badge

July 11, 2007

black sentenced to 63 months imprisonment

career criminal sentenced to 284 months in prison

weldon man sentenced to 180 months imprisonment for robbery with a firearm

June 2007

June 20, 2007

Three former nc-dot officials indicted

illegal aliens indicted

June 14, 2007

investigators, prosecutors convene to combat child sex abuse

June 7, 2007

jury convicts man for conspiracy for falsifying firearm records

June 5, 2007

knightdale man sentenced to 60 months in prison in child pornography case

May 2007

May 30, 2007

seven are criminally charged in retirement investment scheme

May 17, 2007

vehicular trespassing on refuge property impacts wildlife

May 10, 2007

dunn man sentenced to 60 months in prison

May 9, 2007

man arrested for giving false information during firearm purchase

May 8, 2007

man pleads guilty to child pornography charges

May 7, 2007

former lottery commissioner sentenced to 48 months imprisonment for mail fraud

May 3, 2007

robeson county sheriff’s deputy pleads guilty to rico violations

man found guilty of interference with the performance of flight attendant’s duties

May 1, 2007

husband and wife sentenced for fraud on secondary mortgage market; in related case, man sentenced for attempted witness tampering

April 2007

April 30, 2007

man pleads guilty to first degree premeditated murder

April 27, 2007

decker sentenced

April 23, 2007

In response to media inquiries, U.S. Attorney George E. B. Holding has issued the following statement with regard to the release from prison of MEG SCOTT PHIPPS:

April 12, 2007

man sentenced to 120-month imprisonment in child porn case

twin brothers sentenced for unlawful drug distribution

April 4, 2007

ocdetf operation “chickenfoot”

45-year sentence for violent crime in aid of racketeering

April 2, 2007

man who used “top secret” security clearance to commit identity theft sentenced to over 10 years in prison three co-defendants sentenced as well

goldsboro man found guilty of felon in possession of a firearm and drug trafficking violations

March 2007

March 27, 2007

two brothers sentenced for armed robbery

March 23, 2007

project safe childhood media campaign “think before you post”

March 19, 2007

former chief of police of bethel, n.c. sentenced for distribution of crack cocaine

March 14, 2007

wilmington man pleads guilty to detonating bomb and possession of illegal firearms

March 13, 2007

RALEIGH - United States Attorney George E. B. Holding announced that yesterday, a jury in Raleigh convicted TONY TAYLOR, age 34, of Dunn, North Carolina, of one count of conspiracy to distribute and to possess with the intent to distribute crack cocaine and six counts of actually distributing or possessing with the intent to distribute crack cocaine.

February 2007

February 26, 2007

GREENVILLE - United States Attorney George E. B. Holding announced that on February 21, 2007, Chief United States District Court Judge Louise W. Flanagan sentenced defendant SHIRLEY BOONE to 18 months’ imprisonment for her role in a federal tax fraud case, United States v. Shirley Boone, No. 4:06-CR-48-1FL2. BOONE, 27, of Rocky Mount, North Carolina, was indicted last summer on 23 counts of making and presenting false claims upon the United States between February and April, 2004 in connection to BOONE’s preparation of 23 false tax returns, including one of her own, for the 2003 tax year.

February 23, 2007

RALEIGH - United States Attorney George E. B. Holding announced that on February 13, 2007, HARVEY DELTON MINTZ, 30, of Wilmington, North Carolina was sentenced before United States District Court Terrence W. Boyle.

February 21, 2007

clayton predator sentenced to 360 months imprisonment for trafficking in child pornography

RALEIGH - United States Attorney George E. B. Holding announced that a federal grand jury has returned a true bill of indictment against ALLISON LEE QUETS, age 49.

February 20, 2007

RALEIGH - United States Attorney George E. B. Holding made the following statement after Speaker Jim Black’s plea to corruption charges in Superior Court:

February 14, 2007

james thomas davis, real estate “consultant” sentenced to 200 months in jail in mortgage fraud case; builder david l. layton sentenced as well

February 13, 2007

David Passaro Sentenced to 100 months imprisonment: First American Civilian Convicted of Detainee Abuse During the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

February 12, 2007

another former robeson county sheriff’s deputy pleads guilty

nashville, north carolina insurance agent sentenced in federal tax case

February 6, 2007

former fayetteville police officer sentenced in federal court

January 2007

January 24, 2007

wilson convenience store operator found guilty of possession of counterfeit viagra

prominent henderson, north carolina businessman sentenced in federal mortgage fraud case

January 18, 2007

fuquay-varina man pleads guilty to child pornography charge in federal court

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