News and Press Releases

News and Press Releases

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December 2012

December 20, 2012

Barton Baskette Sentenced For Child Pornography Offenses

Guzman Boyfriend Convicted Of Accessory After The Fact And Retaliation Against A Witness

Greeneville Man Sentenced On Cocaine, Oxycodone, Marijuana And Money Laundering Conspiracy Charges

December 14, 2012

Kingsport Man Convicted At Trial Of Felon In Possession Of A Firearm

December 12, 2012

Knoxville Man Sentenced To 30 Months In Federal Prison For Defrauding U.S. Department Of Veterans Affairs And Social Security Administration

December 11, 2012

Johnson City Physician Pleads Guilty To Receiving Unapproved Drugs

Knoxville Man Indicted For Interstate Transportation Of A Minor To Engage In Illegal Sexual Activity

December 7, 2012

U. S. Attorney’s Office Collects $24,837,866.29 In Civil & Criminal Actions In FY 2012

December 5, 2012

Y-12 Violators Walli, Rice And Boertje-Obed Charged With Additional Count Of Injuring National-Defense Premises

November 2012

November 28, 2012

Michael J. Noble, Jr. Sentenced To For Possessing Child Pornography

Greeneville Man Sentenced On Oxycodone and Marijuana Conspiracy Charges

Tomas Estrada Sarabia Sentenced To 40 Years In Prison For Role In Major Cocaine Trafficking Organization Operating In The Tri-Cities Area

November 19, 2012

Brian Keith Miller Sentenced To Serve 80 Months In Prison For Wire Fraud Scheme

McMinnville Resident Sentenced To Ten Years In Prison For Enticement Of A Minor For Sexual Activity

Judy L. Dinsmore Sentenced To 30 Months In Prison For Social Security Benefits Theft

Southwest Virginia Coal Dealer Indicted For Fraud

November 15, 2012

Detroit Man Convicted Of Conspiracy To Transport Oxycodone From Michigan To East Tennessee And Conspiracy To Launder Cash

Former Knoxville Attorney Found Guilty Of Income Tax Evasion

November 9, 2012

Atlanta Area Man Sentenced To Serve 38 Months For Bank ATM “Skimmer” Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft In Tennessee

North Carolina Man Sentenced In Tennessee On Methamphetamine Charge

November 8, 2012

Mexican Citizen Residing In Johnson City Sentenced On Cocaine and Firearms Charges

November 7, 2012

Federal Jury Convicts Former Shaw Group Safety Manager Of Major Fraud Against The United States

Jonesborough Nurse Sentenced For Diverting Drugs At VA Medical Center

Greeneville Man Sentenced On Oxycodone and Money Laundering Conspiracy Charges

North Carolina Woman Convicted Of Conspiracy To Manufacture Methamphetamine

November 5, 2012

Virginia Man Sentenced For Filing False Income Tax Return

November 2, 2012

Federal Jury Convicts Former Criminal Court Judge Richard Baumgartner

October 2012

October 31, 2012

United States Attorney’s Office Announces Election Day Program To Protect Citizens Right To Vote

October 29, 2012

Northeast Tennessee Residents Arrested For Drug, Firearms, And Money Laundering Violations

October 17, 2012

Knoxville Man Pleads Guilty To Attempting To Entice A Twelve-Year-Old To Engage In Sex

Seized Equipment From Sophisticated Marijuana Grow Operation In Washington And Sullivan Counties Donated By Local Law Enforcement For Educational Use

October 11, 2012

Tennessee Highway Patrol Arrest Leads To Federal Indictment

October 9, 2012

Dale Walker Johnson Sentenced To 200 Months In Federal Prison For Robbery Of Consumer Credit Union In Morristown

October 4, 2012

Federal Jury Convicts Fugitive Tamral Guzman Of Conspiracy To Traffic In Controlled Substances And Related Financial Crimes

September 2012

September 28, 2012

Twenty-nine Indicted For Gun And Drug Violations

September 27, 2012

Maurice William Gravely Sentenced To 17 Years In Prison

September 20, 2012

Three Men And One Company Sentenced In Chattanooga Tennessee For Environmental Crimes

Dewey Tyson Bradburn Sentenced For Attempting To Flee From A Park Ranger

Greeneville Man Sentenced On Oxycodone Conspiracy Charge

September 19, 2012

HCA Inc To Pay $16.5 Million To Resolve Federal & State Health Care Fraud Investigation

Manager Of Johnson City Cancer Clinic Pleads Guilty To Receiving Unapproved Drugs

September 18, 2012

Jackie McConnell Sentenced To Serve Three Years Probation For Violations Of The Federal Horse Protection Act

Knoxville Woman Pleads Guilty To Defrauding U.S. Department Of Veterans Affairs And Social Security Administration

September 17, 2012

Major Methamphetamine Manufacturing Conspiracy Members Arrested By Local State And Federal Law Enforcement

September 12, 2012

Mexican Citizen Residing In Johnson City Sentenced On Cocaine And Firearms Charges

September 11, 2012

Cameron Potter Sentenced To Three Years In Prison For Wire Fraud And Money Laundering

Chattanooga Pain Clinic Owners And Operators Indicted For Illegal Distribution Of Drugs

September 6, 2012

Jefferson County Marina Owner Sentenced For Filing False Quarterly Tax Returns

September 5, 2012

South Florida Man Sentenced For Role In Bringing Oxycodone To East Tennessee

Tennessee Highway Patrol Interdiction Stop Results In Five Year Federal Prison Sentence For Elizabethton Man

Talbott Resident Brian Mullins Sentenced To 118 Months In Federal Prison For White Pine Pharmacy Robbery

August 2012

August 31, 2012

Johnson City Resident Sentenced On Crack Cocaine Conspiracy Charges

August 27, 2012

Former Physical Therapy Assistant Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud

August 27, 2012

U.S. Attorney William C. Killian Gives Keynote Address At Grand Opening Ceremony Of The Chattanooga Islamic Center

August 24, 2012

Knoxville Man Pleads Guilty To Defrauding U.S. Department Of Veterans Affairs And Social Security Administration Based On False Claim Of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Federal Jury Convicts Member Of Major Mexican Cocaine Trafficking Organization Operating In The Tri-Cities Area

August 23, 2012

United States Reaches Settlement With Memorial Health Care System

August 20, 2012

Williah H. Mcmahan, Jr. Sentenced To Eighteen Years In Prison For Conspiracy To Distribute Drugs And Money Laundering

August 16, 2012

Knoxville Resident Michael Rivera Sentenced To 97 Months In Prison For Receipt Of Child Pornography

August 14, 2012

Billy Gene Taylor Sentenced On Cocaine, Marijuana, Oxycodone And Money Laundering Conspiracy Charges

Kevin Michael Yerkes Sentenced To 170 Months In Prison For Conspiracy To Distribute Oxycodon

August 9, 2012

Janice McGill Sentenced For Escape From Midway Rehabilitation Center

August 7, 2012

Kevin Andrew Beets And Ulysses Van Keys Indicted For Armed Pharmacy Robbery

Morristown Veterinarian Sentenced For Structuring Cash Transactions To Avoid Reporting

August 6, 2012

Fifteen Individuals Indicted For Conspiracy To Distribute Drugs, Including Oxycodone, Cocaine, And Marijuana

July 2012

July 31, 2012

Knoxville Resident Charged With Recent BB&T Bank Robbery

Department Of Justice Election Day Program To Protect Citizens Right To Vote

July 27, 2012

Former Knoxville Police Department Financial Analyst Pleads Guilty To Embezzlement

July 24, 2012

Husband And Wife Indicted For Conspiracy To Steal Public Money From Two United States Government Agencies

Unicoi Veterinarian Sentenced To Two Years In Prison For Filing False Tax Returns

July 10, 2012

Brian Mullins Pleads Guilty To White Pine Pharmacy Robbery

July 9, 2012

Southwest Virginia Woman Sentenced In Greeneville For Role In Tri-Cities And Southwest Virginia Drug Conspiracy

July 2, 2012

Richard Gaudio Convicted On Drug And Firearm Charges

June 2012

June 26, 2012

Cocke County Felon Sentenced To 110 Months In Prison For Possessing A Sawed Off Shotgun

June 25, 2012

Dustin Vance And Roger Davis Arrested For Being Felons In Possession Of Firearms

White House, Department Of Justice Announce Law Enforcement Grants For Hiring Of Veterans

June 22, 2012

Three Additional Defendants Sentenced In Cocaine Trafficking Operation In The Tri-Cities Area

June 21, 2012

Twenty-Three Indicted In Multi-County Oxycodone Trafficking And Money Laundering Conspiracy

June 20, 2012

Knoxville Man Pleads Guilty To Attempting To Entice A Twelve-Year-Old To Engage In Sex

June 19, 2012

Land of Convicted Financial Fraudster Being Sold to Benefit Victims

June 14, 2012

Knoxville Man Pleads Guilty To Copyright Infringement And Trafficking Counterfeit Labels

Piney Flats Woman Sentenced For Distributing Oxycodone

Felon Convicted Of Transporting Ammunition To New York Drug Trafficking Organization

June 13, 2012

Tommy Eugene Blair And Tina Rogers Sentenced To Serve 46 Months In Federal Prison For Bank Fraud

U.S. Department Of Justice Conveys 1000 Acre Tract Of Land To State Of Tennessee For Wildlife Management Area

June 12, 2012

Armed Pharmacy Robberies Net Knoxville Man A Sentence Of 121 Years In Federal Prison

June 6, 2012

Three Mexican Citizens Plead Guilty to the Distribution Of a Large Quantity of Methamphetamine

June 4, 2012

Michigan And South Florida Men Sentenced In Greeneville For Roles In Tri-Cities And Southwest Virginia Drug Conspiracy

May 2012

May 31 2012

Johnson City Man Sentenced in Major Cocaine Trafficking Operation In The Tri-Cities Area

May 30 2012

Chattanooga Physician Ihsaan Al-Amin, M.D. Arrested On Drug, Firearm, Money Laundering And Tax Evasion Charges

May 25 2012

Federal Jury Convicts Richard Kelly Of Federal Sex Offender Registration Violation

Johnson City Men Sentenced For Roles In Major Cocaine Trafficking Operation In Tri-cities Area

Johnny Ray Lopez, Jr. Sentenced To 94 Months For Being a Felon In Possession Of A Firearm

May 22, 2012

Jackie L. McConnell, John Mays, and Joseph Abernathy Plead Guilty to Violations of the Horse Protection Act

May 18, 2012

Sevierville Attorney and Developer Convicted of Wire and Bank Fraud Conspiracy and Money Laundering In $6 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

May 16, 2012

Eleven Individuals Indicted for Methamphetamine Manufacturing Conspiracy

May 15, 2012

Richard R. Baumgartner Indicted On Federal Charges

Militia Extremist Sentenced to Four Years In Prison for "Take Over" Plot

May 11, 2012

Michael J. Noble, Jr., Convicted on Child Pornography Charges

May 9, 2012

Lebanon, Virginia Man Pleads Guilty to Filing False Income Tax Return

May 3, 2012

Apex Medical Group Will Pay $4.36 Million to Resolve Federal & State Health Care Fraud Investigation

May 2, 2012

Four Newport Residents Plead Guilty in Cocaine Base ("Crack") Conspiracy

David Eli Cramer Pleads Guilty to Attempted Child Sex Enticement

May 1, 2012

Stanley Weems Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison For Production of Child Pornography

April 2012

April 30, 2012

Jefferson County Marina Owner Pleads Guilty to Filing False Quarterly Returns

April 23, 2012

Carlton Arthur Waite Sentenced to 41 Months in Prison For Drug and Money Laundering Conspiracy

Johnson City Man Sentenced on Firearms Charges

Kingsport Securities Broker Sentenced to Nine Years in Federal Prison for Fraud and Money Laundering

April 18, 2012

Tennessee Engineering Consultant and Wife Charged With Tax Crimes

April 17, 2012

Vicente Ramirez Jr. Sentenced on Cocaine and Firearms Charges

April 12, 2012

Three Tennessee Men Sentenced For Launching Mortar-Style Fireworks At African-Americans

Sevierville Man Receives 39-Month Prison Sentence for Defrauding Department of Veterans Affairs and Social Security Administration

Armed Robberies of Pizza Delivery Drivers Nets Rodney Mack a 64-year Sentence in Federal Prison

April 10, 2012

George Stephen Russell Sentenced To 97 Months In Prison For Possession Of Child Pornography

April 9, 2012

Jefferson County Husband and Wife Sentenced To Lengthy Prison Terms For Drug Trafficking and Firearm Offenses

April 6, 2012

Pair Sentenced For Role In Sevier County Mortgage Scheme

April 4, 2012

Knoxville Resident Tracey Hill Sentenced to Five Years Probation for Computer Fraud

March 2012

March 28, 2012

Barton Baskette Pleads Guilty To Child Pornography Charges

March 27, 2012

Brian Keith Miller Arrested for Wire Fraud, Money Laundering, and False Income Tax Returns

March 26, 2012

William H. McMahan, Jr. Pleads Guilty to Drug and Money Laundering Conspiracies

March 22, 2012

Antonio Herrera Sentenced in Major Cocaine Trafficking Organization Operating in the Tri-Cities Area

March 21, 2012

Kingsport Couple Plead Guilty to Social Security Fraud

Morristown Veterinarian Pleads Guilty to Structuring Currency Transactions to Evade Reporting Requirements

March 12, 2012

Mexican Citizens Residing in Johnson City and Baileyton Plead Guilty to Cocaine and Firearms Charges

March 7, 2012

Counterfeiter Sentenced to 40 Months In Federal Prison

March 1, 2012

Jackie L. McConnell, Jeff Dockery, John Mays, And Joseph Abernathy Indicted For Violations Of The Horse Protection Act

Maynardville Resident Sentenced In Counterfeit Securities And Money Laundering

Two Atlanta Area Men Indicted For East Ridge, Tennessee Bank ATM Skimmer Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

February 2012

February 27, 2012

Three More Sentenced For Horse Soring Violations

February 23, 2012

Gatlinburg Business Owners Kevin and Margaret Flannery Sentenced for Subscribing False Tax Returns

February 16, 2012

Dai Zhensong Sentenced To Thirty-Seven Months In Prison For Trafficking In Counterfeit Airbags

John Delk Sentenced For Falsifying Work Records At Nuclear Power Plant

Members Of Major Drug Trafficking Organization Plead Guilty To Drug And Money Laundering Conspiracy Charges

February 14, 2012

Tullahoma Resident Denver C. Cole Pleads Guilty To Receipt Of Child Pornography

February 13, 2012

Relatives of Accused Murderer Jesse Matthews Sentenced

February 10, 2012

Former Sevier County Realtor Sentenced to 24 Months In Prison For Fraud, Money Laundering And Tax Offenses

February 7, 2012

Former Shoffner Employee Sentenced For Defrauding Corporation Of Over $1 Million

February 6, 2012

Former Sewage Treatment Plant Operator Sentenced To Six Months In Prison for Falsifying Monitoring Reports

Counterfeiter Sentenced To 30 Months In Federal Prison

February 3, 2012

Armando Guzman Villegas Sentenced To Five Years in Prison For Drug Trafficking Crimes

Four Pounds Of Methamphetamine Seized In Washington County

February 1, 2012

Former University Of Tennessee Professor John Reece Roth Begins Serving Four-Year Prison Sentence On Convictions Of Illegally Exporting Military Research Data

January 2012

January 24, 2012

Jeremiah Chance Stallans Sentenced To Fifteen Years In Federal Prison For Child Porn Production

Sean Widmer Sentenced For Receipt Of Child Pornography

Cocke County Man Sentenced For Credit Card Fraud And Firearms Violations

January 23, 2012

Trainer Sentenced For Horse Soring Violations

January 12, 2012

Three Men And Company Convicted Of Conspiracy To Violate The Clean Air Act During Demolition Of Tennessee Factory

January 9, 2012

David Bare And Kendra Walker Sentenced For Carter County Fake Inheritance Scheme

January 6, 2012

Three Chattanooga Men Plead Guilty To Launching Mortar-Style Fireworks at African-Americans

January 5, 2012

Aubrey Cole Sentenced To 81 Months In Prison For Possession Of Child Pornography

Euell Kenneth Cox, Jr., Indicted For Receiving Child Pornography

Homer Eugene Banner Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Being A Convicted Felon In Possession Of A Firearm

Misty Cutshaw Sentenced To 12 Years in Prison For Crimes Related to Crack Conspiracy

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