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Russellville Man Indicted For Illegal Firearms, Meth

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Russellville, Mo., man was indicted by a federal grand jury today for being an illegal alien in possession of firearms and for possessing methamphetamine with the intent to distribute.

Emmanuel Guillen, 21, a citizen of Mexico residing in Russellville, was charged in a two-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Jefferson City, Mo.

Sioux City Gang Member Sentenced to Over 5 Years in Federal Prison for Firearm Charge

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A Sioux City gang member, who possessed a firearm after having been convicted of three previous felonies, was sentenced March 26, 2014, to 70 month’s imprisonment in federal prison.

Ramon Olague, III, age 23, from Sioux City, Iowa, was convicted of possessing a firearm having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year. Federal law prohibits felons from possessing firearms.

Russellville Man Charged with Meth, Illegal Firearms

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Russellville, Mo., man was charged in federal court today with illegally possessing methamphetamine and firearms.

Emmanuel Guillen, 21, a citizen of Mexico residing in Russellville, was charged in a federal criminal complaint filed in the U.S. District Court in Jefferson City, Mo.

The complaint charges Guillen with one count of possessing methamphetamine with the intent to distribute and one count of being an illegal alien in possession of a firearm.

KC Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Stealing Firearm

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Kansas City, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court today for stealing an AK-47 from a pawn shop.

Henry Lee Williams, 55, of Kansas City, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Dean Whipple to 15 years in federal prison without parole. Williams was sentenced as an armed career criminal due to his prior felony convictions.

Three Storm Area Residents Plead Guilty to Conspiring to Obstruct Justice

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Janelle Zoch, age 47, and Darwin Zoch, age 45, both of Storm Lake, Iowa, and Brandon Hinesly, age 35, of Truesdale, Iowa, have pled guilty in U.S. District Court in Sioux City, Iowa, to one count of conspiracy to obstruct justice. Janelle Zoch and Brandon Hinesly pled guilty on February 28, 2014. Darwin Zoch pled guilty on March 3, 2014. Mark Hill, age 48, of Storm Lake, Iowa, also pled guilty on August 13, 2013 to one count of conspiracy to obstruct justice,

Former Wichita Area Physician Sentenced On Federal Firearm and Drug Charges

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WICHITA, KAN. – A former Wichita area physician was sentenced Monday to a total of 75 months in prison on federal firearm and drug charges and a violation of federal supervised release, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said.

In November, a jury found Lawrence M. Simons, 57, Wichita, Kan., guilty on one count of unlawful possession of a firearm after a felony conviction and one count of unlawful possession of controlled substances.

Wichita Man Sentenced to Five Years

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WICHITA, KAN. – A Wichita man was sentenced Monday to five years in federal prison for a firearms violation, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom.

Jose Armando De Luna, 35, Wichita, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful possession of firearms after a felony conviction. In his plea he admitted that on Sept. 6, 2013, when he was arrested in Wichita, he possessed 20 firearms including shotguns, rifles and handguns. At the time, he was prohibited by federal law from possessing firearms because of a prior felony conviction.

Jefferson City Couple Sentenced For Illegal Firearms, Tampering With Evidence

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Jefferson City, Mo., husband and wife were sentenced in federal court today for the husband’s illegal possession of firearms and the wife’s tampering with evidence.

Andrew David Brandwein, 39, of Jefferson City, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes to 10 years in federal prison without parole, the maximum penalty for violating the federal statute.

Leader Of Drug Conspiracy That Resulted In Death Sentenced To 27 Years In Prison

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St. Louis, MO - Andreus O’Bryant, 26, of St. Louis, was sentenced to 330 months imprisonment for his organization and leadership in a drug conspiracy that required the murder of Jamie Benson, 28, of Houston, TX, on April 22, 2011.  In August 2013, O’Bryant pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute over 500 grams of cocaine.  O’Bryant was sentenced today by United States District Court Judge Audrey G. Fleissig after a two-day sentencing hearing.

Gang Member Sentenced to Federal Prison In Dodge City Racketeering Case

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WICHITA, KAN. - A member of a Dodge City street gang was sentenced Tuesday to prison in a federal racketeering case, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said.

 Anthony Wright, 27, Dodge City, Kan., was sentenced to nine years in federal prison. Wright pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit racketeering and one count of discharging a firearm in a crime of violence.

Two Des Moines Men and One Woman Sentenced in Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine and Gun Charges

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DES MOINES, IA - On February 10, 2014, Harry Lincoln Garrison, III, a 26 year-old resident of Des Moines, Iowa, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Stephanie M. Rose to 132 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute at least 500 grams of cocaine, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt, United States Attorney.

New York Business Must Pay Up to $1 Million, Pleads Guilty to Contraband Cigarette Trafficking

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a New York business must pay up to $1 million in fines, forfeiture and restitution after pleading guilty in federal court today to its role in a conspiracy to transport hundreds of thousands of cartons of contraband cigarettes from the Kansas City, Mo., area to the state of New York, where they were sold primarily on Indian reservations.

Columbia Man Sentenced for Arsons at MU, Stephens College

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Columbia, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court today for two arsons that caused more than $1 million in damages to the Ellis Library at the University of Missouri–Columbia and a building on the Stephens College campus in Columbia.

Christopher Curtis Kelley, 27, of Columbia, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Beth Phillips to six years and six months in prison without parole. The court also ordered Kelley to pay $591,114 in restitution.

Topeka Man Charged With Drug Trafficking

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TOPEKA, KAN. - A Topeka man was charged in federal court today with drug trafficking and firearms violations, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said.

Faustino Soto, 41, Topeka, is charged with one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, one count of unlawful possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking and one count of unlawful possession of a firearm by a user of controlled substances.

Four Sentenced, One Pleads Guilty In Dodge City Gang Racketeering Case

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WICHITA, KAN. - Four members of a Dodge City street gang were sentenced and another pleaded guilty Monday in a federal racketeering case, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said.

Sentenced were:

Gonzalo Ramirez, 28, Dodge City, Kan., who was sentenced to life plus 57 years.

Pedro Garcia, 27, Dodge City, Kan., who was sentenced to life plus 32 years.

Donte Barnes, 22, Dodge City, Kan., who was sentenced to 32 months.

ATF text
U.S. Department of Justice
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
ATF MOST WANTED
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ATF text
U.S. Department of Justice
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
ATF MOST WANTED
Fugitive May Be Armed And Dangerous. Do Not Attempt To Apprehend.
24-hour telephone: 1-888-ATF-TIPS
To Provide Information Please Call 1-888-283-8477. All calls will be kept confidential.

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