WASHINGTON — During a ceremony today in Washington, D.C., ATF Acting Director Regina Lombardo was appointed by Attorney General William P. Barr to the Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice. On Oct. 28, 2019, President Donald J. Trump signed Executive Order No. 13896, authorizing and designating the Attorney General to create such a Commission that would explore modern issues affecting law enforcement that most impact the ability of American policing to reduce crime.
PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Darrell Wylie, 27, and Namir White, 29, both of Philadelphia, PA were convicted at trial on all charges arising from their involvement in illegal gun sales and the gunpoint robbery of a cooperating government informant.
Jacksonville, FL – U.S. District Judge Marcia Morales Howard has sentenced six individuals in connection with a conspiracy to distribute marijuana and, with respect to four of the defendants, conspiracy to commit money laundering.
Matthew D. Krueger, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced today that 26 defendants have been charged in federal court with trafficking at least five kilograms or more of cocaine as well as distributable quantities of heroin and fentanyl. The defendants were also charged with money laundering and conspiracy to commit money laundering. If convicted, each defendant faces a mandatory minimum of 10 years in prison and up to life in prison. According to the complaint, the defendants were part of a drug-trafficking organization that has been sending multi-kilogram quantities of cocaine through the U.S. Postal Service from Puerto Rico to Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
PENSACOLA, FLORIDA – A Pensacola man has been sentenced to more than six years in federal prison after pleading guilty to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. The 76-month sentence handed down to Charleston Pierre Wiggins, 32, of Pensacola, was announced by Lawrence Keefe, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida.