Category: Justice Dept – Western Dist. Missouri

Arkansas Man Charged with Fentanyl Trafficking

A Fort Smith, Arkansas, man was charged in federal court today with fentanyl trafficking after law enforcement officers found seven…

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KC Man Pleads Guilty to Meth Conspiracy, Faces 10 Years in Prison

A Kansas City, Missouri, man pleaded guilty in federal court today to his role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine…

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Ohio Man Indicted for Traveling to KC to Meet Child Victim for Sex

An Ohio man was indicted by a federal grand jury today for traveling to Missouri in an attempt to engage…

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Mail Carrier Indicted for Stealing Mail, Checks

A U.S. Postal Service mail carrier was indicted by a federal grand jury today for stealing mail from customers on…

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19 Columbia, KC Residents Indicted for $1.2 Million Insurance Fraud Conspiracy

Nineteen defendants, primarily from the Columbia and Kansas City, Missouri, areas, have been indicted by a federal grand jury for…

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Independence Man Pleads Guilty to Illegal Firearm Used in Shooting

An Independence, Missouri, man pleaded guilty in federal court today to illegally possessing a firearm that was used to shoot…

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Kenyan Woman Pleads Guilty to Marriage Fraud Conspiracy

A Kenyan national pleaded guilty in federal court today to her role in a marriage fraud conspiracy. Original Source

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Federal Inmate Sentenced for Assault

An inmate at the U.S. Medical Center for Federal Prisoners in Springfield, Missouri, was sentenced in federal court today for…

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KC Woman Sentenced for Social Security, Bankruptcy Fraud Scheme

A Kansas City, Missouri woman was sentenced in federal court today for a Social Security and bankruptcy fraud scheme. Original…

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Independence Financial Advisor Sentenced for $1 Million Fraud Against Elderly Clients

An Independence, Missouri, financial advisor was sentenced in federal court today for a fraud scheme in which he stole more…

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KC Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Seven Armed Robberies

A Kansas City, Missouri man has been sentenced in federal court for his role in a conspiracy to commit a…

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New York Man Pleads Guilty to Child Sexual Exploitation Of Missouri Sisters

A Newburgh, New York, man pleaded guilty in federal court today to attempting to produce child pornography after soliciting sexually…

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Joplin Man Pleads Guilty to Meth Conspiracy, Illegal Firearms

A Joplin, Missouri, man pleaded guilty in federal court today to his role in a drug-trafficking conspiracy that distributed at…

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St. Joseph Man Pleads Guilty to Meth Trafficking in Taney County

A St. Joseph, Missouri, man who led law enforcement officers in a pursuit in Taney County, Mo., pleaded guilty in…

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U.S. Attorney Garrison Announces $7.7 Million in Dept. of Justice Grants to Combat Violent Crime

U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison today announced more than $7.7 million in Department of Justice grants to fight and prevent violent…

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KC Brother, Sister Charged in Armed Robberies, Kidnapping of Pizza Delivery Drivers

A Kansas City, Missouri, brother and sister were charged in federal court today with the armed robberies of two pizza…

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Wellington Man Pleads Guilty to Illegal Firearm Following Shootout at Independence Motel

A Wellington, Missouri, man pleaded guilty in federal court today to illegally possessing a firearm following a shootout at an…

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Monett Man Who Trafficked ‘Half the Town’ Sentenced To 12 Years for Meth Conspiracy

A Monett, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court today for his role in a conspiracy that distributed more than…

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Springfield Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Sexual Exploitation of a Child

A Springfield, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court today for video recording his sexual abuse of a 15-year-old victim….

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Cassville Waterslide Owner Pleads Guilty to False Tax Return

The owner of a Cassville, Missouri waterslide attraction has pleaded guilty in federal court to making a false tax return….

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Jury Convicts Springfield Man of Illegal Firearm

A Springfield, Missouri, man was convicted by a federal trial jury today of illegally possessing a firearm. Original Source

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Former Aurora Business Owner Sentenced For $30 Million Fraud Schemes

A former Aurora, Missouri, business owner was sentenced in federal court today for a series of fraud schemes totaling more…

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U.S. Attorney Garrison Appoints Election Officer

United States Attorney Tim Garrison announced today that Assistant United States Attorney Alan T. Simpson will lead the efforts of…

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KC Man Charged with Drug Trafficking, Illegal Firearms

A Kansas City, Missouri, man has been charged in federal court with drug trafficking and illegally possessing firearms after law…

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Two KC Men Charged With Robbing Family at Gunpoint

Two Kansas City, Missouri, men have been charged in federal court with robbing a family in their home at gunpoint….

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Bates City Man Charged With Illegal Firearms, Drug Trafficking

A Bates City, Missouri, man has been charged in federal court after law enforcement officers seized nearly two dozen firearms…

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Raytown Man Charged with Drug Trafficking, Illegal Firearms

A Raytown, Missouri, man has been charged in federal court with drug trafficking and illegally possessing a firearm after selling…

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Former Paramedic Pleads Guilty to Stealing, Diluting Ambulance Drugs

A former emergency medical technician at Mercy Medical Center pleaded guilty in federal court today to stealing fentanyl and hydromorphone…

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