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December 2013


December 19, 2013

Bolivar Man Sentenced To A Total Of 513 Months In Prison For Production And Possession Of Child Pornography And Gun Charges

December 19, 2013

Tennessee Cardiologist To Pay $1.15 Million To Settle Allegations That He Performed Medically Unnecessary Heart Procedures

December 18, 2013

Memphis Woman Receives Four Years For Theft Of Government Funds And Identity Theft

December 9, 2013

Jackson Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Civil Rights Charge Of Desecrating Religious Paraphernalia

December 3, 2013

Bells Man Convicted Of Methamphetamine Trafficking

November 2013

November 21, 2013

Arkansas Woman Pleads Guilty To Million-Dollar Health Care Fraud, Money Laundering Scheme

November 14, 2013

Statement Of The U.S. Attorney’S Office Concerning Federal Search Warrants Executed Today

November 12, 2013

Criminal Complaints Charge Matthew Schweitzer And Derek Wurth With Pair Of Bank Robberies

November 4, 2013

Memphis Man Justin A. Jones Indicted For Filing False IRS Forms

November 1, 2013

Law Enforcement Sweep Nets Individuals Charged With Meth, Cocaine, And Marijuana Distribution

October 2013

October 30, 2013

Memphis Sex Trafficker Anthony Grandberry Sentenced To 11 Years In Prison

Amos Patton Named In Nine-Count Indictment Following Shooting At Millington National Guard Center

October 29, 2013

Notorious Sex Trafficker Terrence “T-Rex” Yarbrough Sentenced To 536 Months In Prison

October 25, 2013

Amos Patton Charged With Two Felonies Following Shooting At Millington National Guard Recruiting Station

October 8, 2013

Man Enters Guilty Plea In Large Obion County Marijuana Grow Operation

October 7, 2013

Memphis Police Officer Pleads Guilty To Sex Trafficking

October 1, 2013

United States Supreme Court Grants Certiorari In Criminal Case From West Tennessee

September 2013

September 25, 2013

Social Security Claims Representative Charged With Two Counts Of Bribery, Two Counts Of Extortion

Ernest Goodman Sentenced To 300 Months In Prison Following Robbery Spree

September 17, 2013

Memphis Man Allan D. Cooper Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud

September 10, 2013

Sixteen Indicted, Fourteen Apprehended In Early Morning Drug Sweep

Bolivar Man Convicted Of Production And Possession Of Child Pornography

September 9, 2013

Millington Man Michael A. Lilley Charged With Sex Trafficking Of High School Teens

September 6, 2013

Memphis Man Sentenced To 33 Months In Prison For Tax Fraud

September 3, 2013

Armed Career Criminal Gets 15 Years In Prison After Brandishing Firearm At FBI Agent

Victoria Wallace Sentenced To 216 Months In Prison For Child Sex Trafficking

August 2013

August 29, 2013

Memphis Police Officer James Erwin Indicted For Being An Unlawful User Of Cocaine In Possession Of A Firearm

Craig Michael Barbee Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison For Felony Firearms Violation

August 26, 2013

Springfield, Missouri Financial Advisor Nadia Cavner Sentenced For Felony Interstate Stalking Charge

August 22, 2013

Drug Trafficking Ringleader Craig Petties Sentenced To Life In Federal Prison

August 21, 2013

Dresden Businessman Indicted For Distribution And Possession Of Child Pornography

August 21, 2013

Two-Count Indictment Charges Texas Man With Attempting To Open Aircraft Door While In Flight

August 20, 2013

Biggers Named Prevention And Reentry Coordinator As Part Of “Smart On Crime” Initiative

August 12, 2013

U.S. Attorney General Announces "Smart On Crime" Initiatives

August 6, 2013

Contract Counselor For Shelby County Juvenile Court Sentenced To Three Years For Health Care Fraud Scheme

August 5, 2013

Memphis Man Sentenced To 292 Months In Prison For Carjacking, Weapons Possession

July 2013


July 30, 2013

Three Arrested As Part Of Operation Cross Country

July 26, 2013

Darrin Young Arrested For Threatening The Life Of The President Of The United States

Home “Flipping” Scheme Nets Prison Sentences, $1.28 Million In Restitution For Memphis Pair

July 25, 2013

Irs Employee Charged With Laundering Drug Proceeds

July 15, 2013

Savannnah Contractor Charged With Mail Fraud And Making False Statements In Meth House Cleanup Scheme

July 11, 2013

Trio Of Used Car Salesmen Plead Guilty In Money Laundering Conspiracy, Forfeit Almost $12 Million

July 2, 2013

Former Bank President Stephen Henry Sentenced To Two Years, Ordered To Pay $2.4 Million In Restitution

June 2013


June 26, 2013

Synthetic Drug Sweep Hits Individuals And Businesses Across West Tennessee

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June 24, 2013

More Face Consequences In Teacher Certification Cheating Scam

June 20, 2013

Memphis Man Sentenced To 27 Years In Prison For Heroin Distribution

June 14, 2013

Martin Lewis Sentenced To Life In Prison For His Role In Petties Drug Trafficking Organization

June 4, 2013

Statement Of The U.S. Attorney

Twenty Two Indicted In Multi-State Prescription Drug Ringy

June 3, 2013

Cedar Grove Man Sentenced To 140 Months In Prison For Being A Felon In Possession Of A Firearm

Memphis Man Sentenced To 198 Months In Prison For Interstate Transportation Of A Minor For Sex

May 2013

May 28, 2013

Joe Caronna Sentenced To 85 Months For Mail Fraud, Insurance Fraud And Money Laundering

May 22, 2013

Photographer Charged With Possession And Transportation Of Child Pornography

Memphis-Area Men Indicted For Fraudulent Loan Scheme

May 21, 2013

Dyer County Man Sentenced To 300 Months For Enticement Of A Minor Through Electronic Means

May 20, 2013

Memphis Man Receives Over 76 Years In Prison For Carjacking, Assaulting Federal Officers, And Firearms Violations

May 15, 2013

Jackson Man Indicted On Federal Civil Rights Charge Related To Desecration Of Religious Paraphernalia

May 14, 2013

Petties Co-Conspirator Clinton Lewis Sentenced To Life In Federal Prison

May 13, 2013

Ringleader Sentenced To Seven Years In Teacher Certification Cheating Scam

May 8, 2013

Eleven Indicted In Jackson Illegal Gambling Ring

May 7, 2013

Sovereign Citizen Devitoe Farmer Pleads Guilty To Theft Of Government Property In Rental Home Scam

April 2013

April 25, 2013

Collierville Company American Marsh Pumps, Inc And Sales Vp Michael J. Florio Plead Guilty To A Felony Charge Of Making False Statements

Osbie Antonio Sea Indicted For Sex Trafficking Of A 14-Year Old Girl And Two Others

April 19, 2013

Memphis Tax Preparer Sentenced For Conspiracy To File False Tax Returns

April 17, 2013

24 Current And Former IRS Employees Indicted For Benefits Fraud

April 12, 2013

Springfield, Missouri Financial Advisor Nadia Cavner Pleads Guilty To Federal Interstate Stalking Charge

March 2013

March 29, 2013

Dyersburg Man Pleads Guilty To Felony Firearms Possession Following Robbery, Attempted Murder

Six Indicted On Federal Child Sex Trafficking Charges

March 25, 2013

Shelby County Juvenile Court Psychiatric Counselor Pleads Guilty To $500,000 Health Care Fraud Scheme

March 22, 2013

Bells Man Indicted For Drug Distribution Conspiracy Following Discovery Of 15 Ounces Of Meth

March 21, 2013

Memphis Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Child Sex Trafficking Conspiracy

March 20, 2013

Cordova Man Sentenced To 12 Years Following $700,000 Income Tax Fraud, Identity Theft Scheme

March 19, 2013

Clarence Mumford, Jr. Becomes Twelfth To Plead Guilty In Teacher Test Taking Scandal

March 18, 2013

Former Jackson Attorney Clay Mccormack Indicted For Bank Fraud, Making False Statements

March 7, 2013

West Tennessee Drug Round-Up Nets 11 On Federal Trafficking Violations

February 2013

February 26, 2013

Caronna Pleads Guilty To Mail Fraud, Insurance Fraud, And Money Laundering

February 19, 2013

Steven Ray Cook Sentenced To 360 Months For Running Multi-State Drug Distribution Ring

February 12, 2013

Businessman And Local Minister Sentenced To 55 Month Prison Term In $3.6 Million Tax Evasion Case

Richard Lee Wade Sentenced To 60 Months For Sending Threatening Letters Through The Mail

February 8, 2013

Vacha Vaughn Sentenced To 438 Months For Drug Conspiracy


Convicted Pharmacist Sentenced To 188 Months For Illegally Dispensing Prescription Drugs

February 1, 2013

Demetrious Fields Sentenced To 444 Months For Racketeering, Drug Conspiracy And Money Laundering

Ringleader Pleads Guilty In Multistate Teacher Certification Cheating Scam

Former Memphis Police Officer Sentenced To 84 Months For Civil Rights Violations, Drug Conspiracy

January 2013

January 25, 2013

Stephen Scott Convicted By Jury Of Illegal Firearms Possession

January 24, 2013

Drug Distribution Conspiracy Earns Brownsville Man 151 Month Prison Sentence

January 18, 2013

Felon Sentenced To 235 Months In Prison For Firearm Possession

January 14, 2013

Local Attorney Indicted For Bank Fraud

January 11, 2013

Fifth Test-Taker Pleads Guilty In Teacher Certification Cheating Scam

Jackson Men Indicted For Illegal Firearm Possession

January 10, 2013

Justice Department Obtains Comprehensive Agreement To Resolve Long Standing Litigation Regarding The Rights Of People With Developmental Disabilities

January 4, 2013

United States Attorney Edward L. Stanton III Names Larry Laurenzi As Civil Rights Unit Chief

Antonio Clifton Earns 292 Month Sentence For Possession Of Drugs And Guns

January 3, 2013

Clarence “Killer” Broady Sentenced To 372 Months For Drug Conspiracy, Violent Crimes

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