Boise Man Sentenced to Prison on Federal Gun Charges

BOISE – Jonathan Edward Ball, 35, of Boise, was sentenced to 48 months in federal prison for unlawful possession of a firearm, U.S. Attorney Bart M. Davis announced today. Senior U.S. District Judge Edward J. Lodge also sentenced Ball to serve three years of supervised release once he has completed his prison term. A federal …

Springdale Man Received Maximum Possible Sentence In Federal Prison For Being A Felon In Possession Of A Firearm

Fayetteville, Arkansas – Duane (DAK) Kees, United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, announced that Jackson Abed Rodriguez-Robles, age 36, of Springdale, Arkansas, was sentenced today to 120 months imprisonment followed by three years of supervised release and ordered to pay $2500 in fines and special assessments for one count of being a …

Mattoon Man Charged with Transportation, Possession of Child Pornography

URBANA, Ill. – An initial trial date of Dec. 9, 2019, has been scheduled for a Mattoon, Ill., man, Tyler L. Foote, 28, indicted on federal child pornography charges on Oct. 1. The indictment had remained sealed pending Foote’s arraignment today in federal court in Urbana. Foote, of the 1300 block of Champaign Ave, in …

U.S. Attorney David C. Joseph Announces Progress in Making Our Communities Safer Through Project Safe Neighborhoods

SHREVEPORT/LAFAYETTE/ALEXANDRIA/LAKE CHARLES/MONROE, La.: Two years ago, the Department of Justice announced the revitalization and enhancement of Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), the centerpiece of the department’s violent crime reduction strategy. PSN is an evidence-based program proven to be effective at reducing violent crime.  Through PSN, a broad spectrum of stakeholders work together to identify the most …

Blackfoot Woman Sentenced to Prison for Making False Statement to FBI Agent

POCATELLO – Olivia Sabrina Jay, 23, of Blackfoot, was sentenced to 12 months and one day in federal prison for making a false statement to a federal officer, U.S. Attorney Bart M. Davis announced today. Chief District Judge David C. Nye also ordered that Jay serve three years of supervised release after her release from …

Jury Finds Lauderdale County Man Guilty of Being a Convicted Felon in Possession of Firearms Used in the Murder of a Pregnant Woman

Memphis, TN – After a three-day jury trial, Sequna Copeland a/k/a “Cutthroat”, 30, of Ripley, Tennessee has been found guilty of two counts of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. U.S. Attorney D. Michael Dunavant announced the guilty verdict today. According to information presented in court, on June 18, 2018 in Lauderdale …

Jersey City, New Jersey, Man Charged with Receipt of Child Pornography

NEWARK, N.J. – A Jersey City, New Jersey, man was charged today with allegedly receiving images of child sexual abuse, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Benigno Gonzalez-Mendoza, 35, is charged by complaint with one count of receipt of child pornography. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Steven C. Mannion in Newark federal court. According to …