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  • Bobby Lee Pearson: Career felon killed within hours of accidentally being freed
    Bobby Lee Pearson: Career felon killed within hours of accidentally being freed
    Bobby Lee Pearson, a five-time felon from California, walked out of a Fresno courtroom this week a free man, not because a jury exonerated him of his burglary charges, but because the jury foreman accidentally signed the wrong form. The 37-year...
  • Rasmiah Odeh
    Report: Convicted terrorist worked as Obamacare navigator
    Last November, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said it was possible convicted felons could be Obamacare navigators. On Thursday, the Daily Caller reported that one Obamacare navigator was not only a convicted felon, she was a...
  • Couple charged in March shooting appear in court
    Couple charged in March shooting appear in court
    A Jackson couple facing charges in connection with a March shooting appeared in court Wednesday morning to discuss the statuses of their cases.Jermal Marable, 28, and 20-year-old Tiffany Jones were both shackled as they appeared in court. Jones...
  • ATF halts illegal gun trafficking operation
    ATF halts illegal gun trafficking operation
    According to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) straw purchasing is the most common way criminals get guns. A straw purchaser is someone who buys guns for a person who is illegally allowed to possess a gun.The ATF...
  • Bellingham heroin dealer pleads guilty to drug trafficking
    Bellingham heroin dealer pleads guilty to drug trafficking
    Todd Robert Hamilton, 35, a Bellingham resident, pleaded guilty on April 1, 2013, to conspiracy to distribute controlled substances and possession of a firearm in in connection with a drug crime.Hamilton ran a heroin and methamphetamine dealing...
  • An AR-15 assault rifle was confiscated from felon's home
    Police confiscate AR-15 from convicted felon's home
    A loaded AR-15 semiautomatic rifle was confiscated from a convicted felon after police were informed he had threatened workers in an adult care facility where a family member resides.Scott Alan Gorman is being held in the Lane County Jail on...
  • Canyon County shooting suspect arrested on gun charge
    Canyon County shooting suspect arrested on gun charge
    Kyle Alan Batt, 27, of Caldwell, Idaho, was arrested Friday on federal charges of unlawful possession of a firearm, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced in a USAO press release dated Nov. 23, 2012.The complaint, filed in United States District...
  • Illegal alien/felon sentenced on firearm and re-rentry charges
    Illegal alien/felon sentenced on firearm and re-entry charges
    According to an ATF press release dated Nov. 20, 2012, a Guatemalan man, who was deported from the United States following a drug conviction, will spend more than 8-years in federal prison for illegal re-entry to the country as well as possessing...
  • Indianapolis felon gets 57 months for illegal possession of firearms
    Indianapolis felon gets 57 months for illegal possession of firearms
    Joseph H. Hogsett, the United States Attorney, announced on Nov. 21, 2012, that Lovoyne Drain, a/k/a Lavyne Lacy, age 33, of Indianapolis, has been sentenced to 57 months (four years, nine months) in prison by U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans...
  • Jackson man facing multiple charges in armed robbery of liquor store
    Jackson man facing multiple charges in armed robbery of liquor store
    A Jackson man is facing multiple charges after being found in a wooded area following an armed robbery of a liquor store Thursday, according to a news release from the Jackson Police Department.Tyler Hayes Mills, 21, has been charged by police...
  • Aurora drug and gun investigation leads to arrest of nine
    Aurora drug and gun investigation leads to arrest of nine
    Five of nine federal defendants were arrested today, with the remaining four already in custody. The nine defendants are Aurora residents and are facing federal drug and/or gun charges for allegedly selling crack or powder cocaine, as well as...
  • Rockford man found guilty of gun charge as a convicted felon
    Rockford man found guilty of gun charge as a convicted felon
    After a three-day trial on a federal gun charge, Nicholas Stenson, 28, from Rockford, Ill., was convicted today and found guilty by a federal jury for illegally possessing a firearm as a convicted felon. On July 10, 2011, according to the...
  • Obama press briefing
    Obama denies campaign called Romney a felon in surprise press appearance
    In a surprise appearance at the White House press briefing Monday, Barack Obama claimed that no one in his campaign called Mitt Romney a felon."Are you comfortable with the tone being set with your campaign? Have you asked them to change...
  • Justin Blake Mitchell
    Felon holds 7-year-old boy at gunpoint and forces him to smoke marijuana
    Justin Blake Mitchell, 26, was in the middle of robbing a woman at gunpoint at her home on Santana Drive in Santa Rose Beach, Florida when he turned his attention to her 7-year-old who was forced to smoke marijuana at gunpoint.The entire scene was...
  • Felon sentenced to 4 days for registering and voting in 2008
    Richmond man sentenced to 4 days in jail for illegally voting in 2008
    Most people know that by law it is illegal for a felon to vote.A felon is a person whohas been convicted for committing a serious crime. A felony is generally considered to be a crime of "high seriousness," while a misdemeanor is not...