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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Missouri

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Violent Crime Federal Prosecution Update

December 1 - December 31, 2017

St. Louis, MO – The United States Attorney’s Office will prosecute aggressively violent criminals and drug dealers.  Federal prosecution is a powerful tool in the fight to reduce violent crime.  Below is a list of defendants prosecuted federally in December:

 

Willie Curtis, 52, St. Louis, was indicted by a federal grand jury on one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Corey Felton, 46, St. Louis, was indicted by a federal grand jury on one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm, one felony count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine, and one felony count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

 

Eric Jenkins, Shuqualak, MS, was indicted by a federal grand jury on one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Jermaine Lewis and Amin Suluki-Bey, was indicted by a federal grand jury to one felony count each to armed robbery, brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence, and felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Jeffrey Meyer, 39, St. Louis, was indicted by a federal grand jury on one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Bryant Spraggins, 44, St. Louis, was indicted by a federal grand jury on one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Marlon Adams, 36, St. Louis, was indicted by a federal grand jury on one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Demarye Briggs, 20, St. Charles, was indicted by a federal grand jury on one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm.

Lamar Brison, 31, St. Louis, was indicted by a federal grand jury on one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Cecil Cooper, 29, St. Louis, was indicted by a federal grand jury on one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug-trafficking crime.

 

Jerome Hughes, 30, St. Louis, was indicted by a federal grand jury on one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Warren Johnson, 53, was indicted by a federal grand jury on one felony count of armed robbery, one count of brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence, and felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Jerry Massey, 25, St. Louis, was indicted by a federal grand jury on one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm; possession with intent to distribute heroin, cocaine base, marijuana and fentanyl; and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

 

Justin Morrow, 19, St. Louis, was indicted by a federal grand jury on one felony count of armed robbery and one felony count of discharging a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.

 

Jevantae Phillips, 20, and Travion Lindsey, 19, was indicted by a federal grand jury on one felony count of carjacking; attempted carjacking; brandishing and/or discharging a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence; conspiracy to interfere with commerce by threats of violence; and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.

 

Michael Smith, 26, was indicted by a federal grand jury on one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm; possession with intent to distribute heroin/fentanyl; and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

 

Horatio Sumrall, Jr., 28, Belleville, IL, was indicted by a federal grand jury on one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Deante Works, 38, St. Louis, was indicted by a federal grand jury on one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Shelton Bailey, 44, St. Louis, was indicted by a federal grand jury on one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm; possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug-trafficking crime.

 

Dajuan Kirkland, 28, was indicted by a federal grand jury on one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm; possession with intent to distribute fentanyl; and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

 

Christopher Rhodes, Jr., 20, was indicted by a federal grand jury on one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm.

 

David Staples, 48, St. Louis, was indicted by a federal grand jury on one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Calvin E. Kyles, 33, St. Louis, pled guilty to one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Lenard Kelly, 29, St. Louis, pled guilty to two felony counts of armed robbery.

 

Darryl Richards, 43, St. Louis, pled guilty to one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Max Haynes, 26, Florissant, pled guilty to one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Andrew Henderson, 30, St. Louis, pled guilty to one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Jon A. Parker, 29, Union, MO, pled guilty to one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm.

 

James W. Newberry, 26, St. Louis, pled guilty to one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Laythan Hearton, 22, St. Louis, pled guilty to one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Warren Turner, 27, St. Louis, pled guilty to one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Fidencio Lagunes-Elias, 36, Chesterfield, pled guilty to one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Tyrone Armstrong, 44, St. Louis, pled guilty to one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Lamont Brison, 27, St. Louis, pled guilty to one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Jason Mitchell, 34, Fenton, pled guilty to one felony count of manufacture methamphetamine and one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Hollis Weaver, 25, S. Louis, pled guilty to one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Stephen Redd, 20, pled guilty to one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Avion Allen, 25, St. Louis, pled guilty to one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Lavell T. Sherman, 23, St. Louis, pled guilty to one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Roy C. White, 35, pled guilty to one felony count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

 

Charles Leonard, 48, pled guilty to one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm and one felony count of possession with intent to distribute fentanyl.

 

Joseph D. Stewart, 41, St. Louis, pled guilty to two felony counts of felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Quontre Thomas, 26, Florissant, pled guilty to felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Stephonne Wilder, 22, Ferguson, pled guilty to felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Travion Brown, 20, St. Louis, pled guilty to three felony counts of carjacking; and one felony count of discharging a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.

 

Brandon Johnson, 33, St. Louis pled guilty to felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Demetrius Lewis, 28, St. Louis, pled guilty to felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Nisean Davis, 29, St. Louis, pled guilty to felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Jeramie Blount, 32, St. Louis, pled guilty to felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Devin Jones, 28, St. Louis, pled guilty to felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Andrew Henry, 33, St. Louis, was sentenced to 37 months in prison for felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Jakeem Eason, 26, St. Louis, was sentenced to 24 months in prison for felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Brandon Wyatt, 38, St. Louis, was sentenced to 37 months in prison for felon in possession of a firearm and possession with intent to distribute heroin.

 

Terrence Bevly, 32, St. Louis, was sentenced to 42 months in prison for felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Kalin M. Anderson, 21, Hannibal, was sentenced to 30 months in prison for felon in possession of a firearm.

 

Trayvon Stratton, 20, St. Louis, was sentenced to 12 months in prison for felon in possession of a firearm.

Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
Updated January 2, 2018