NDTX Round-Up: July 13-19
GUILTY PLEA – AMBER RENEE PRICE
On July 14, Amber Renee Price, 33, pled guilty to possession of stolen mail. While an employee of the United States Postal Service (USPS), Price admitted to have in her possession a gift card which had been stolen from a mailbox. Price admitted to stealing serval gift cards and cash during her employment with the USPS. She faces up to five years in federal prison for the crimes. The United States Postal Service – Office of Inspector General conducted the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jennifer Bray is prosecuting the case.
SENTENCING – MIKAI WILLIAMS
On July 16, Mikai Williams, 34, was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison for theft of a firearm from a licensed dealer. Williams entered Shoot Smart in Grand Prairie, Texas, a federally licensed firearms dealer, to practice shooting on the indoor firing range. While a store clerk was attending to other customers, Williams pocketed a 9mm handgun before exiting the store without purchasing the firearm. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives conducted the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Matthew Weybrecht is prosecuting the case.
SENTENCING – JEREMY ALLAN ISBELL
On July 17, Jeremy Allan Isbell, 39, was sentenced to 63 months in federal prison for possession of a visual depiction of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct. While at his home in Jacksboro, Texas, Isbell used his cell phone to communicate with another user via Kik, a messaging app popular among teenagers, to obtain child pornography. Isbell admitted to authorities that the images stored on his Samsung cell phone were of a minor female performing sex acts. The Federal Bureau of Investigation, Jacksboro Police Department, and Wise County District Attorney conducted the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney A. Saleem is prosecuting the case.