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CHICAGO — A Cicero man was arrested by federal ATF agents and Chicago police on a federal arson charge for allegedly setting a fatal fire to a southwest side apartment building that killed a resident in January. The defendant, Juan Adame, allegedly was involved in a domestic dispute with a woman who occasionally occupied the apartment where the fire began but who was not there at the time of the fire.
WASHINGTON – Anthony Waters, 44, was sentenced today to life in prison with no possibility of release for first-degree premeditated murder while armed, with aggravating circumstances, in the killing of a government witness, U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Machen Jr., announced.
Waters, of Washington, D.C., was convicted by a jury of the murder charge and related weapons offenses in January 2012, following a trial in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. He was sentenced by the Honorable Russell F. Canan.
WASHINGTON – Vasile Graure, 41, was sentenced today to a prison term of 35 years on a charge of felony murder while armed with aggravating circumstances in connection with an arson at a Northwest Washington club that led to a man’s death.
The sentencing, which took place in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, was announced by U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Machen Jr., Cathy L. Lanier, Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department, and Daniel Kumor, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the Washington Division of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Montgomery, Alabama – United States Postal employee Arthur Darby, Jr. was indicted by a federal Grand Jury for the attempted murder of two postal employees, the use of a firearm in connection to a crime of violence, and delay of the United States mail, announced United States Attorney George L. Beck, Jr. On December 1, Read More »
PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A resident of Rapid City, South Dakota, has been sentenced in federal court to three years probation and six months home detention with electronic monitoring on his conviction of willful violation of an OSHA regulation causing the death of an employee, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today. Chief United States Read More »
United States Attorney Robert Pitman, DEA Assistant Special Agent in Charge Mauricio Fernandez, U.S. Marshal Robert Almonte, ATF Acting Special Agent in Charge Gary Orchowski, IRS-Criminal Investigation Special Agent in Charge Steve McCullough, Bexar County District Attorney Susan Reed, Bexar County Sheriff Amadeo Ortiz and San Antonio Police Chief William McManus announced that four members Read More »
Defendant Knowingly Sold Firearm to Canadian Now Serving Life for Murder A Kent, Washington man is being summoned to appear in U.S. District Court in Seattle this week, following his indictment for illegal transfer of a firearm to a non-state resident. BENEDICT C. LADERA, 31, was indicted last week by the grand jury, and is Read More »
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Fort Thompson, South Dakota, man charged with Involuntary Manslaughter was sentenced on February 7, 2012, by United States District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Austin P. Abernathy, age 20, was sentenced to 18 months in custody, 3 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to Read More »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Jesse Curtis Morton, aka Younus Abdullah Muhammed, 33, of New York City, pled guilty today to using his position as a leader of Revolution Muslim Organization’s internet sites to conspire to solicit murder, make threatening communications and use the internet to place others in fear. Neil H. MacBride, United States Attorney for Read More »
TARVIS LEVITICUS DUNHAM, age 41, was named in a seven-count Indictment. Count One charges that on June 14, 2011, while an inmate at USP Hazelton, DUNHAM attempted to kill a case manager employed by USP Hazelton. Count Two charges DUNHAM with forcible physical contact with the case manager. Counts Three, Four, Five, Six and Seven Read More »