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December 2014

December 15, 2014

New Hampshire Man Pleads Guilty To Firearms Charges CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Johnathon Irish, 28, of Brentwood, New Hampshire, has entered a guilty plea in the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to one count of aiding and abetting the making...

December 11, 2014

Lowell Man Convicted of Aiding and Abetting the Illegal Purchase of Firearms CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Lawrence Madsen of Lowell, Massachusetts was convicted, after a jury trial in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire on six counts of aiding...

November 2014

November 4, 2014

Financial Consultant Pleads Guilty To Fraud, Money Laundering And Tax Evasion CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Frederick V. McMenimen, III, 53, of Bow, pleaded guilty in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to one...

November 4, 2014

Arizona Resident Sentenced For Drug Trafficking Conspiracy CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Alvaro Rivera-Pedrego of Douglas, Arizona and Agua Pietra, Mexico was sentenced in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to 60 months...

October 2014

October 30, 2014

United States Attorney's Office Establishes Election Day Hotline CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – United States Attorney John P. Kacavas announces the establishment of an Election Day hotline in coordination with...

October 28, 2014

Biddeford, Maine Man Sentenced To 15 Years on Drug Charges CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Frederick Drane, 48, of Biddeford, Maine, was sentenced on Monday in the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire on one count...

October 20, 2014

Nottingham Man Pleads Guilty To Child Pornography Possession CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Ryan Rathe, 28, of Nottingham, pled guilty in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to possessing child pornography...

October 20, 2014

New Hampshire Man Pleads Guilty To Filing False Tax Return WASHINGTON – A Hampton, New Hampshire, man pleaded guilty today in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire to filing a false federal income tax return...

October 15, 2014

Sinaloa Cartel Member Found Guilty Of Drug Trafficking Conspiracy – Four Others Plead Guilty CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Rafael Humberto Celaya Valenzuela, 41, formerly of Sonora, Mexico, was convicted following a jury trial of conspiracy to distribute...

October 15, 2014

Nottingham Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Possessing Firearm CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Joshua Fields, 32, of Nottingham, was sentenced in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to 15 years in prison for being a felon in possession ...

October 7, 2014

FCI Berlin Inmate Pleads Guilty To Federal Weapon Possession Charge CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Myron Armstrong, 38, an inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution in Berlin, New Hampshire, has entered a guilty plea in...

October 6, 2014

Florida Woman Pleads Guilty To Tax Return Scam CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Ann Marie Howard Aguiar, 47, of Jacksonville, Florida, has pleaded guilty in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud...

September 2014

September 15, 2014

Sinaloa Cartel Member Pleads Guilty To Drug Conspiracy CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Jesus Gonzalo Palazuelos Soto, 51, of Mexico pleaded guilty today in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to conspiracy to distribute...

September 10, 2014

Manchester Man Sentenced For Methamphetamine Manufacturing CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Robert Pineault, 39, of Manchester, was sentenced in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to 60 months in prison in connection...

August 2014

August 29, 2014

Raymond Man Sentenced For Diverting Fentanyl At Exeter Hospital CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Peter McGlynn, 46, of Raymond, New Hampshire, was sentenced today in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to 42 months of probation for obtaining....

August 29, 2014

California Men Sentenced In Federal Court For Conspiracy To Traffic In Methamphetamine CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Michael Collins, 38, of Bellflower, California, Keith Cotlage, 45, of Pasadena, California were sentenced in United states District Court for the District of New Hampshire to 18 months and 60 months respectively...

August 7, 2014

Merrimack Man Sentenced On Child Pornography Offense CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Keith Burns, 41, of Merrimack, was sentenced in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to 15 years in prison...

July 2014

July 29, 2014

Former Manchester Police Officer Pleads Guilty To Federal Offense CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Joseph Cespedes, 37, formerly a police officer in Manchester, New Hampshire, pleaded guilty in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to misprision of a felony...

July 2, 2014

California Man Sentenced For Conspiracy To Distribute Cocaine and Marijuana - CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE –Jon Hagstrom, 34, of North Hollywood, California, was sentenced in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire 126  months in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy to distribute...

June 2014

June 30, 2014

Ten Taken Into Custody For Drug Violations - CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Ten individuals were arrested by federal, state and local authorities, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas...

June 30, 2014

Hinsdale Man Sentenced To 25 Years For Child Exploitation Offense - CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Benjamin Maes, 32, of Hinsdale, was sentenced to 25 years in prison on one count of sexual exploitation of children, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas...

June 17, 2014

Colorado Man Sentenced For Distribution Of Methamphetamine - CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Daniel Preston, 36, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, was sentenced in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to 60 months in prison for engaging in...

June 17, 2014

Las Vegas Man Pleads Guilty To False Statements - CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – David Reiter, 57, of Las Vegas, Nevada, pleaded guilty to one count of making false material statements in connection with the purchase of eight firearms, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas...

May 2014

May 28, 2014

Milford Man Sentenced For Being A Felon In Possession Of A Firearm - CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Richard Ouellette, 28, of Milford, was sentenced in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to 33 months in federal prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas...

May 22, 2014

Raymond Man Pleads Guilty To Diverting Fentanyl At Exeter Hospital - CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Peter McGlynn, 45, of Raymond, pled guilty in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to obtaining a controlled substance by fraud, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas... 

May 21, 2014

Hampton Woman Sentenced On Bank Robbery Charges - CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Danielle Reader, 31, of Hampton, was sentenced in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to 46 months in prison for two counts of aiding and abetting bank robbery, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas... 

May 19, 2014

Newfields Woman Sentenced For Stealing Veteran’s Benefits - CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Amy Greeley, 43, of Newfields, was sentenced in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to 12 months and one day in federal prison after pleading guilty to one count of misappropriating... 

May 15, 2014

Manchester Woman Sentenced To 15 Years On Child Exploitation Charge - CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Erin Upham, 21, of Manchester, was sentenced in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to 15 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to the sexual exploitation of a child, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas...

May 15, 2014

Rindge Man Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion - CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Aaron E. Olson, 39, of Rindge, New Hampshire, pleaded guilty in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to four counts of tax evasion, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas...

April 2014

April 14, 2014

Beford Man Sentenced For Conducting Bank Robbery - CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Jonathan Talbot, 27, of Bedford, was sentenced in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire 41 months in prison, for engaging in a bank robbery, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas...

April 14, 2014

Manchester Man Sentenced For Cocaine And Crack Distribution - CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE –Juan Parrilla, 39, of Manchester, New Hampshire, was sentenced in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to 42 months in prison, for engaging in the distribution of ...

April 8, 2014

Berlin Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Robbing Guardian Angel Credit Union In Berlin, New Hampshire - CONCORD, N.H. –Daniel Hufstetler, 34, formerly of 36 High Street in Berlin, New Hampshire was sentenced to 15 years in prison for robbing the Guardian Angel Credit Union, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas...

March 2014

March 14, 2014

Massachusetts Man Sentenced on Drug Charge - CONCORD, N.H. – James Murphy, 30, of Massachusetts, was sentenced in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to 5years in prison for possession with the intent to distribute in excess of 28 grams of crack cocaine,....

March 14, 2014

Nashua Man Sentenced on Bank Robbery Charge - CONCORD, N.H. – Bradford Mullane, 32, of Nashua, was sentenced in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to 30 months in prison for unarmed bank robbery, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas.....

March 13, 2014

Maine Resident Sentenced for Engaging in Cyber "Sextortion" of New Hampshire Victim - WASHINGTON – John Bryan Villegas, 23, of Kittery, Maine, was sentenced today in federal court in New Hampshire to serve 33 months in prison for engaging in a type of cyber stalking known as “sextortion,” announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Mythili Raman.....

March 13, 2014

Milton Man Sentenced for Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine - CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE –Wayne Willey, 54, of Milton, was sentenced in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to 20 months in prison for possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute,....

March 13, 2014

Hinsdale Man Pleads Guilty to Child Exploitation - CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE: Benjamin Maes, 32, of Hinsdale, pled guilty in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to one count of sexual exploitation of children, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas.....

March 4, 2014

Hampton Man Sentenced on Bank Robbery Charges - CONCORD, N.H. – Jason Pratt, 30, of Hampton, New Hampshire, was sentenced in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to 41 months in prison for unarmed bank robbery and conspiracy to commit unarmed bank robbery,....

February 2014

February 27, 2014

California Man Sentenced to 14 Years on Robberies - CONCORD, N.H. – Delano Nelson, 50, of Compton, California, was sentenced in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to 14 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to armed robbery charges,....

February 27, 2014

Barrington Man Sentenced on Child Pornography Offense - CONCORD, N H: Justin Madigan, 31, of Barrington, was sentenced in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to 5 years in prison after pleading guilty to transportation of child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney John P. Kacavas.....

February 6, 2014

Massachusetts Man Sentenced on Firearms Charges - CONCORD, N.H. –Christian Gonzalez, 35, of Lawrence, Massachusetts, was sentenced in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to 21 months in prison for aiding and abetting the making of false statements in connection with the acquisition of firearms,....

January 2014

January 31, 2014

Bartlett Man Sentenced on Child Pornography Charge - CONCORD, N.H. – Jonathan Tanguay, 42, of Bartlett, New Hampshire, was sentenced in the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to 84 months in prison, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas.....

January 30, 2014

Colorado Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Methamphetamine in New Hampshire - CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE –Daniel Preston, 36, of Monument, Colorado, pled guilty in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to conspiracy to distribute, and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, and the distribution of methamphetamine,....

January 29, 2014

Man Pleads Guilty to Child Exploitation - CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE: Eric Morrison, 22, pled guilty in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to one count of sexual exploitation of children, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas. ....

January 29, 2014

New Hampshire Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearm Violations - Concord, NH –Nutveena Sirirojnananont plead guilty in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to federal gun trafficking/export violations that include conspiracy to violate the Arms Export Control Act (AECA), making a false statement in connection with a firearm purchase, and unlicensed firearms dealing,....

January 27, 2014

Resident of Wolfeboro Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Federal Employee Disability Benefit Program - CONCORD, N.H. – Mark McLaughlin, 49, of Wolfeboro, has pleaded guilty in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to making false statements to obtain federal employee disability benefits,....

January 21, 2014

Project Safe Childhood Manchester Woman Pleads Guilty to Child Exploitation - CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE: Erin Upham, 21, of Manchester, pled guilty In United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to one count of sexual exploitation of children, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas.....

January 14, 2014

Man Deported Five Times Pleads Guilty to Reentry after Deportation - CONCORD, N.H. – Jose Armando Juarez-Garcia, 28, pleaded guilty in United States District Court in for the District of New Hampshire to reentering the United States after having been deported to his home country of Mexico,....

January 9, 2014

Nashua Man Sentenced to Ten Years in Federal Prison for Selling "Crack" Cocaine - CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE –Sean Brown, 40, of Nashua, New Hampshire was sentenced in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to ten years in prison after a jury found him guilty of three counts of unlawful distribution of cocaine base (“crack”),....

January 8, 2014

Project Safe Childhood New Boston Man Sentenced on Child Pornography Offense - CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE: Dana Moody, 57, of New Boston, was sentenced in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to 72 months in prison after pleading guilty to possession and distribution of child pornography, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas.....

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