Category: Justice Dept – Western Dist. Missouri

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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….

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

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…

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…

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…

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….

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…

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…

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…

Mississippi Man Pleads Guilty to Smuggling Five Pounds of Meth in Box of Cookies, Three Pounds of Heroin in Pair of Sneakers

A Jonesboro, Mississippi, man has pleaded guilty in federal court to transporting more than five pounds of methamphetamine and nearly…

Sparta Man Sentenced to 14 Years for Meth Conspiracy

A Sparta, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court today for leading a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Christian County,…

Forsyth Sex Offender Sentenced to 20 Years for Child Pornography

A prior sex offender in Forsyth, Missouri, was sentenced in federal court today for receiving and distributing child pornography. Original…

El Dorado Springs Woman, New Jersey Man Sentenced to 18 Years for Producing Child Pornography

An El Dorado Springs, Missouri, woman and a North Plainfield, New Jersey, man were sentenced in federal court today for…

Jury Convicts KC Man of Possessing Firearm

A Kansas City, Missouri, man was convicted at trial of illegally possessing a firearm. Original Source

Neosho Sex Offender Sentenced to 15 Years for Child Pornography

A prior sex offender in Neosho, Missouri, was sentenced in federal court today for receiving and distributing child pornography. Original…

Former Everton City Clerk Sentenced to 10 Years for Money-Laundering Conspiracy

The former city clerk in Everton, Missouri, has been sentenced in federal court for her role in a money-laundering conspiracy…

Operation LeGend Results in Over 500 Arrests, Including 37 Murder Suspects

U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison, at a joint press conference with Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas and Kansas City Police Chief…