Baltimore, Maryland – United States District Judge George L. Russell, III sentenced Greg Ramsey, age 55, of Baltimore, Maryland, to 355 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for use of fire to commit wire fraud, malicious destruction of property by fire, and attempted witness tampering. Ramsey also was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $1,081,606.90. Judge Russell also sentenced Tyesha Roberts, age 29, of Baltimore, to five years of probation, for attempted obstruction of an official proceeding. Roberts also was ordered to pay restitution of $1,000. Judge Russell previously sentenced Ramsey’s co-conspirator Julia Teryaeva-Reed, age 33, a citizen of Ukraine, to 162 months for wire fraud, use of fire to commit a federal felony, and malicious destruction of real property by fire.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is committed to ensuring public safety by working directly and through partnerships to assist federal firearms licensees (FFL) and federal explosives licensees and permittees (FEL/FEP) in complying with federal laws and regulations.
KINGWOOD, Texas – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry, and Crime Stoppers of Houston have announced a reward for information leading to the arrest of suspect(s) responsible for burglarizing Kingwood Guns, located at 1110 Kingwood Drive in Kingwood, Texas. ATF is offering a reward of up to $3,500, which will be matched by the NSSF, and up to $1,000 by Crime Stoppers of Houston, for a total combined reward of up to $8,000.
RALEIGH – The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, John Stuart Bruce, announced that yesterday in federal court, Chief United States District Judge James C. Dever, III sentenced RICKIE MARKIECE ATKINSON, 35, of Raleigh, to 240 months of imprisonment followed by 5 years of supervised release.
Indianapolis – United States Attorney Josh Minkler announced today the sentencing of the leader of a drug trafficking organization which distributed heroin and methamphetamine in the Indianapolis area. David McMichel, 33, Indianapolis was sentenced to 360 months (30 years) imprisonment by U.S. District Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson.