NDTX Roundup: May 13-19
CHARGED – Brandon Daeyon Glaspie & Darren Miles*
On May 13, a federal grand jury indicted Brandon Daeyon Glaspie, 38, and Darren Miles, 21, for conspiracy to interfere with commerce by robbery, interference with commerce by robbery, and brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence. The defendants allegedly stole approximately $160,000 from an armored vehicle owned by Brinks, a security logistic company. They allegedly threatened the driver at gunpoint, then fled the scene. The defendants face up to 47 years in federal prison. The case was investigated by the FBI and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Joe Magliolo and Gary Tromblay.
CHARGED – Samuel Johnson*
On May 15, Samuel Lynn Johnson, 20, was charged via criminal complaint with possession of prepubescent child pornography. According to court documents, the defendant allegedly uploaded obscene images of children to Tumblr, a microblogging site. In an interview with police, he also allegedly admitted to inappropriate sexual contact with a 7-year-old family member. If convicted, he faces up to 20 years in federal prison. The Texas Department of Public Safety and Federal Bureau of investigation conducted the investigation with the help of the Snyder Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorney Callie Woolam is prosecuting the case.
SENTENCING – Erica Renee Robertson
On May 19, Erica Roberson, 41, was sentenced to 24 months in federal prison for conspiracy to possess a controlled substance with intent to distribute. Robertson admits obtaining heroin from a supply in Dallas, Texas and transporting it back to Wichita Falls, Texas. Once in Wichita Falls, she sold heroin to customers in the local area. This case was investigated by the Texas Department of Public Safety and DEA and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert Boudreau.
SENTENCING – Amy Faye Moore
On May 19, Amy Faye Moore, 40, was sentenced to 37 months in federal prison for conspiracy to possess a controlled substance with intent to distribute. Moore obtained heroin from a supply in Dallas, Texas and transported it back to the Wichita Falls, Texas. Moore admits to selling heroin to customers located in the Wichita Falls area. This case was investigated by the Texas Department of Public Safety and DEA and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert Boudreau.
*All defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.