Archive for April, 2013

Passaic County Man Sentenced to 51 Months in Prison for Conspiring to Distribute Black Market Painkillers

April 1, 2013

NEWARK—A Passaic County, New Jersey man was sentenced today to 51 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy to distribute the prescription painkiller oxycodone and MDMA, an illegal drug commonly known as ecstasy, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Following a six-day trial before U.S. District Judge Jose L. Linares in December 2012, a jury found Bahadir Yahsi, 30, of Paterson, New Jersey, guilty on all five counts …click to read more…

New York Pimp Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking

April 1, 2013

BALTIMORE—Charles Anderson, a/k/a “Chuck Corners,” a/k/a “Yowzer,” age 25, of Brooklyn, New York, pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to commit sex trafficking. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein; Special Agent in Charge Stephen E. Vogt of the Federal Bureau of Investigation; and Chief J. Thomas Manger of the Montgomery County Police Department. According Anderson’s plea agreement, he assisted his …click to read more…

Temple Hills Drug Dealer Sentenced to 27 Years in Prison

April 1, 2013

GREENBELT, MD—U.S. District Judge Roger W. Titus sentenced Samuel Braxton, age 44, of Temple Hills, Maryland, today to 27 years in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute phencyclidine (PCP), crack cocaine, and heroin. Judge Titus found that Braxton was a career offender based on two previous drug convictions. The sentence was announced by United States Attorney for the District of …click to read more…

Potomac Man Sentenced for Obstructing Investigations to Obtain, Maintain a Government Security Clearance

April 1, 2013

BALTIMORE—U.S. District Judge Ellen L. Hollander sentenced Gurpreet Singh Kohli, age 58, of Potomac, Maryland, late on March 29, 2013, to six months of home detention with electronic monitoring, as part of three years’ probation, for obstruction of agency proceedings in connection with false statements he made to investigators during his background investigation for a high level government security clearance. Judge Hollander also ordered Kohli to pay a fine of …click to read more…

Wheeling Resident Enters Plea to Possession of Child Pornography

April 1, 2013

WHEELING, WV—A 25-year old Wheeling, West Virginia resident entered a plea of guilty on March 25, 2013, in United States District Court in Wheeling before Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr. United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II announced that Jeffrey Joseph Oliver entered a plea of guilty to possession of child pornography on June 12, 2012, in Wheeling. As part of his plea, Oliver will forfeit the computer and all …click to read more…