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May 28, 2020

Asheville man sentenced to more than nine years in prison for drug trafficking

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Today U.S. District Judge Martin Reidinger sentenced Shannon Dale Henson, 46, of Asheville, to 112 months in prison, announced Andrew Murray, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina.  Judge Reidinger also ordered Henson to serve four years under court supervision upon completion of his prison sentence. 

May 28, 2020

Thirteen individuals charged for their involvement in six fatal opioid overdoses across Hillborough, Pasco, and Pinellas Counties

TAMPA, Fla. – A federal grand jury returned six indictments and one arrest pursuant to a criminal complaint charging 13 individuals for their roles in six fatal opioid overdoses. The indictments also notify the defendants that the United States intends to forfeit any assets that are alleged to be traceable proceeds of the offense. The indictments were returned on May 20 and 27, 2020. The arrest pursuant to the criminal complaint took place on March 30, 2020.        



May 28, 2020

Niagara Falls man arrested following controlled delivery of packages carrying marijuana and ecstasy

BUFFALO, N.Y. –U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent in Charge Ray Donovan, New York Division announced that Verquan Jackson, 32, of Niagara Falls, New York was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with possessing with intent to distribute MDMA, a/k/a Ecstasy, possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, and maintaining a premises for drug use and distribution.

May 27, 2020

Grand jury returns indictments against three for drug charges

MADISON, Wis. – A federal grand jury in the Western District of Wisconsin, sitting in Madison, returned the following indictments today. You are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

May 27, 2020

Madison man sentenced for posessing heroin

MADISON, Wis. - Scott C. Blader, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that James Britton, 30, of Madison, Wisconsin was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge James D.

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