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Convicted Felon From Asbury Park Who Sold Fentanyl, Meth, Cocaine Sentenced: Feds Convicted Felon From Asbury Park Who Sold Fentanyl, Meth, Cocaine Sentenced: Feds
Convicted Felon From Asbury Park Who Sold Fentanyl, Meth, Cocaine Sentenced: Feds A convicted felon from Asbury Park will spend several years in prison after admitting to selling methamphetamine and having a gun, authorities said. Dywann Pugh, 44, was sentenced on Wednesday, July 10 to 10 years in federal prison, New Jersey's U.S. Attorney Philip Sellinger said in a news release. He previously pleaded guilty to possession with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing methamphetamine, and unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon. According to court documents and testimony, police executed search…
Amply-Armed Employee Threatened To Blow Up Maryland Vehicle Administration Building: Officials Amply-Armed Employee Threatened To Blow Up Maryland Vehicle Administration Building: Officials
Amply-Armed Employee Threatened To Blow Up Maryland Vehicle Administration Building: Officials A well-armed employee who threatened to blow up the Maryland Vehicle Administration (MVA) building has been arrested and is facing multiple charges, according to the state fire marshal. Hagerstown resident Anthony Jacob Fritz, 38 - an employee of the MVA on Colonel Henry K. Douglas Drive - found himself in hot water with the police on Friday after allegedly making threats of mass violence.  Investigators say that on Friday morning, co-workers approached a Maryland State Police trooper to advise that Fritz claimed he was going to bomb their building. Following an investigation, the&nbs…
Militia Members Guilty Of Armed I-95 Hours-Long Standoff With Police In Wakefield Militia Members Guilty Of Armed I-95 Hours-Long Standoff With Police In Wakefield
Militia Members Guilty Of Armed I-95 Hours-Long Standoff With Police In Wakefield Two men were found guilty on Friday, June 21, for their role in an eight-and-a-half-hour armed stand-off with police that shut down a portion of I-95 on one of the busiest travel days of the year, authorities said.  Jamhal Tavon Sanders Latimer was found guilty of unlawful possession of a large capacity weapon, unlawful possession of a large capacity feeding device, unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of a shotgun or rifle, improper storage of a rifle or shotgun near a minor, use or wearing body armor during a felony, and unlawful possession of ammunition, the Mid…
Driver Wanted In VA, Passenger Busted With Meth, Weapon During Stop In Fredericksburg: Police Driver Wanted In VA, Passenger Busted With Meth, Weapon During Stop In Fredericksburg: Police
Driver Wanted In VA, Passenger Busted With Meth, Weapon During Stop In Fredericksburg: Police Two men were arrested following a suspicious traffic stop that saw them trying to conceal items from officers in Virginia, police say. Members of the Fredericksburg Police Department busted local resident Jerome Blake III, 37, during a stop last week, during which he was caught attempting to hide a weapon, but was not quick enough to pull a fast one on officers. According to the agency, during a subsequent search of Blake and his vehicle, they recovered a concealed gun, methamphetamine, and heroin. Blake then attempted to provided false identification to investigators, and it was determine…
Shooter Gets Life In Prison For Murder Of Mother Of 2 Stephanie Olivieri In Pittsfield Shooter Gets Life In Prison For Murder Of Mother Of 2 Stephanie Olivieri In Pittsfield
Shooter Gets Life In Prison For Murder Of Mother Of 2 Stephanie Olivieri In Pittsfield A 30-year-old man who was found guilty of the August 2019 killing of Stephanie Olivieri, a mother, in her car in Berkshire County was sentenced to life in prison, authorities announced on Tuesday, June 18. Police found several gifts and decorations in Oliveri's vehicle as she was preparing to celebrate one of her two children's birthday.  Tyler Sumner, of North Adams, was found guilty on May 31 of first-degree murder and possession of ammunition without FID card, the Berkshire County District Attorney's Office said.  Pittsfield police responded to 66 South John Street, where …
Major Drug Ring Dismantled In Charles County; Four Arrested, Sheriff Says Major Drug Ring Dismantled In Charles County; Four Arrested, Sheriff Says
Major Drug Ring Dismantled In Charles County; Four Arrested, Sheriff Says Four people have been arrested and thousands of dollars worth of drugs are off the street following a massive bust in Maryland, officials say. The Charles County Sheriff's Office announced that a yearlong joint investigation with federal authorities led to the dismantling of a major drug ring that concluded with four suspects behind bars.  Those charged: William Russell Stewart, 27, of Nanjemoy; Donovan Franklin Delano Henry, 29, of Waldorf; Rashad Isaiah Cobey, 23, of Indian Head; Lyray Darnell Simpson, 44, of Nanjemoy. During the execution of the warrant at four residences in Char…
Ex-Convict Struts Through Trenton With Loaded Assault Rifle: Police Ex-Convict Struts Through Trenton With Loaded Assault Rifle: Police
Ex-Convict Struts Through Trenton With Loaded Assault Rifle: Police A 38-year-old ex-convict was arrested with a loaded assault rifle slung over his shoulder, authorities said. Trenton police said they found Joseph Moore walking along the 100 block of Turpin St. with the rifle and a high-capacity magazine containing 50 rounds of ammunition on Monday, June 10 at about 5:20 p.m. He was charged with several weapons offenses. As the detectives were on scene with Moore, Trenton Communications reported they had received several calls for shots fired in the area. Two spent shell casings were recovered. No persons were injured and no property was struc…
Drug Dealer Found With Cocaine, Painkillers, Loaded Gun In Lower Township: Prosecutors Drug Dealer Found With Cocaine, Painkillers, Loaded Gun In Lower Township: Prosecutors
Drug Dealer Found With Cocaine, Painkillers, Loaded Gun In Lower Township: Prosecutors A Lower Township man was accused of selling cocaine and having other drugs, authorities said. Sergio Jimenez, 30, was arrested on Wednesday, May 29, Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey Sutherland said in a news release. Search warrants were executed on his Langs Avenue home and several vehicles in the Villas section of the township. Officers found about 10 ounces of cocaine, 54 oxycodone pills, a pound of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. Police also seized a .40-caliber Glock 22 gun with a high-capacity magazine containing 15 hollow-point bullets, other calibers of ammu…
Drugs, Ammo, Stolen Gun Found On Man Who Fired Shots In Woodbridge Street Argument, Cops Say Drugs, Ammo, Stolen Gun Found On Man Who Fired Shots In Woodbridge Street Argument, Cops Say
Drugs, Ammo, Stolen Gun Found On Man Who Fired Shots In Woodbridge Street Argument, Cops Say A 24-year-old man has been arrested after police say he fired a gun in an area roadway during an argument in which Good Samaritans had stopped to help. Dan Benedict Galvez had been arguing with a woman around 6:50 a.m. on May 29 at Shoppers Best Way near Worth Avenue, where Good Samaritans had stopped to assist, Prince William County police said. During the encounter, an argument escalated at which point Galvez fired a handgun into the air, police said. Later that day, officers found Galvez and detained him without incident.  He was found in possession of the firea…
Dobbs Ferry Man Caught With Trove Of Stockpiled Firearms, Bomb Materials, Feds Say Dobbs Ferry Man Caught With Trove Of Stockpiled Firearms, Bomb Materials, Feds Say
Dobbs Ferry Man Caught With Trove Of Stockpiled Firearms, Bomb Materials, Feds Say A 61-year-old Westchester man with a previous conviction once again faces charges after authorities discovered a trove of stockpiled firearms, ammunition, and explosives materials during a search of his home and storage units, federal officials said. James Neff, who resides in Dobbs Ferry, was taken into custody on charges related to weapons possession. The arrest was made on Thursday, May 2. The US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York confirmed that a search of his home and two storage units yielded a significant number of firearms and materials that could be used t…
SEEN HIM? Hackensack Police Pursue Fugitive, Arrest Gal Pal Who Phoned In Phony Report SEEN HIM? Hackensack Police Pursue Fugitive, Arrest Gal Pal Who Phoned In Phony Report
Seen HIM? Hackensack Police Pursue Fugitive, Arrest Gal Pal Who Phoned In Phony Report A search continued for a Bronx man after Hackensack police seized a loaded gun, 700 rounds of ammo and more from a car with bogus license plates that he’d allegedly left parked downtown. Detectives arrested a local caretaker who they said called in a bogus report of a man with a gun in an apparent attempt to throw police off the trail. Meleny Gingel Diaz, 27, of Hackensack was charged with causing a false public alarm, obstruction and hindering apprehension, among other offenses, Capt. Michael Antista said. Diaz spent barely a day in the Bergen County Jail before being released pending cou…
Tips From 2023 Result In Massive Anne Arundel County Drug Bust: Police Tips From 2023 Result In Massive Anne Arundel County Drug Bust: Police
Tips From 2023 Result In Massive Anne Arundel County Drug Bust: Police Tipsters helped lead police in Anne Arundel County into making a massive drug bust in Laurel, authorities announced. Last year, narcotics detectives from the Anne Arundel County Police Department received information about possible illegal drug distribution that centered on a home in the 3500 block of Laurel Fort Meade Road. On Thursday, police say that teams executed a search warrant at the suspect home, which led to a massive seizure of drugs and ammo, resulting in the arrest of 33-year-old Reshawn Tillies, who was prohibited from possessing ammunition. Officers seized:  443 pills…
19-Year-Old Busted After He's Caught Running From Worcester Shooting: Police 19-Year-Old Busted After He's Caught Running From Worcester Shooting: Police
19-Year-Old Busted After He's Caught Running From Worcester Shooting: Police A teenager has been charged after police say he fired a gun on Birch Street in Worcester and ran away.  Christian Tian-Salvador, 19, was arrested after police were dispatched to that area around 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 5, after officers received a Shotspotter alert, Worcester police said.  A responding officer saw him running up a flight of stairs to a nearby home when police arrived at the scene, police said. Officers also found evidence that shots had been fired and a loaded handgun in a common area of the apartment. Tian-Salvador was arrested after officers spoke with witn…
Teen Gun Trafficker Busted Selling On Social Media Arrested In DC: MPD Teen Gun Trafficker Busted Selling On Social Media Arrested In DC: MPD
Teen Gun Trafficker Busted Selling On Social Media Arrested In DC: MPD Social media reared its ugly head once again for a Washington, DC teenager. Local and federal authorities announced that they have arrested a 17-year-old gun trafficker on a host of charges after he was caught selling weapons and dangerous accessories online. In May, investigators from the Metropolitan Police Department were tipped off about a social media account that was selling auto sear switches that were for sale in DC.  "An auto sear switch, also known as a Glock switch, is a device which converts a semi-automatic pistol into a machine pistol," they explained. The investigation…
Custodian Finds Spent Ammo In Chatham Middle School Hallway Custodian Finds Spent Ammo In Chatham Middle School Hallway
Custodian Finds Spent Ammo In Chatham Middle School Hallway A custodian found a spent ammunition round in the hallway of a Morris County middle school, authorities said. The discovery was made at Chatham Middle School on Monday, May 1, according to local police. The shell casing was turned over to the principal and School Resource Officer Brian Stanton who immediately notified the police department. There was no imminent threat reported; however, out of an abundance of caution, a shelter in place was implemented while the Chatham Borough Police and Morris County Sheriff’s Department (Emergency Services Unit and K9) conducted a search of the school…
Out-Of-State Route 287 Driver Found With Gun, Large Mag: Oakland PD Out-Of-State Route 287 Driver Found With Gun, Large Mag: Oakland PD
Out-Of-State Route 287 Driver Found With Gun, Large Mag: Oakland PD An Oakland police officer found an out-of-state driver carrying a handgun with a high-capacity magazine during a Route 287 stop, authorities said. Nicholas Noel, 42, of Breaux Bridge, LA, was driving a 2011 Nissan Altima stopped by Officer Steven Albert for an equipment violation on the northbound on Tuesday, April 18, Capt. Timothy Keenan said. In plain view on the passenger seat was a 9mm Ruger, the captain said. Noel remained held Wednesday in the Bergen County Jail pending a first appearance on illegal weapons and ammunition charges in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack. …
Man With Docs About 'Resetting Federal Government' Convicted For Bringing Rifle To DC: Feds Man With Docs About 'Resetting Federal Government' Convicted For Bringing Rifle To DC: Feds
Man With Docs About 'Resetting Federal Government' Convicted For Bringing Rifle To DC: Feds A Texas man formerly living in Ohio who claimed he was in Washington, DC on a matter of national security may spend time behind bars after being busted with a rifle in the backseat of his truck approximately a block from the White House. Brian Carruth, 45, now of Rockport, Texas, was found guilty after a three-day trial on multiple weapons charges for unlawfully carrying a rifle and ammunition into Washington, DC, according to federal prosecutors. On Dec. 5, 2021, Secret Service officers stopped Carruth, who was then living in Burbank, Ohio, in his vehicle near the corner of 18th Street and…
Man Barred From Possessing Weapons Busted With Handgun During Barricade In Chaptico: Sheriff Man Barred From Possessing Weapons Busted With Handgun During Barricade In Chaptico: Sheriff
Man Barred From Possessing Weapons Busted With Handgun During Barricade In Chaptico: Sheriff A Chaptico man is facing weapon and ammunition charges following an hours-long barricade situation that played out in St. Mary’s County on Sunday morning, according to a sheriff’s office spokesperson. Austin Cameron Darling, 28, who is prohibited from possessing firearms in Maryland, was busted with a 9mm handgun and ammunition after a near four-hour barricade situation that ultimately ended peacefully, officials said. The incident began shortly after 6 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 12, when the St. Mary’s County Emergency Communications Center was contacted regarding a suspicious conversation the c…
Ex-Con Driving Around With Small Cache Of Weapons In VA Gets Seven Years In Prison Ex-Con Driving Around With Small Cache Of Weapons In VA Gets Seven Years In Prison
Ex-Con Driving Around With Small Cache Of Weapons In VA Gets Seven Years In Prison A convicted felon is heading back to prison after being caught with a veritable mobile cache of weapons in Virginia, federal officials announced. Richmond resident Marquis Bonhomme, 23, has been sentenced to 92 months in prison for the illegal possession of firearms, including a machine gun conversion device, and ammunition despite his status as an ex-con. Bonhomme was arrested in July 2021 by members of the Richmond Police Department during a traffic stop, during which it was determined that there were multiple warrants out for his arrest. There was also a firearm magazine in plain view,…
Unlicensed Wakefield Man Accused Of Driving With Bomb In His Car: Police Unlicensed Wakefield Man Accused Of Driving With Bomb In His Car: Police
Unlicensed Wakefield Man Accused Of Driving With Bomb In His Car: Police A Wakefield man turned up the stakes on a routine traffic violation stop when police discovered a homemade bomb, containing .22 caliber bullets, in his vehicle, authorities said.  Christopher Graziano, 46, was pulled over by state troopers for a marked lanes violation early in the morning on Sunday, Dec. 11, according to Massachusetts State Police.  Troopers subsequently learned that his driver's license was suspended for four years and, when preparing to have the vehicle towed, discovered it contained a suspicious cylindrical object that would be determined to be a bomb.  T…
Oops, Wrong Bag: Long Island Woman Stopped At JFK Packin' 400 Bullets Oops, Wrong Bag: Long Island Woman Stopped At JFK Packin' 400 Bullets
Oops, Wrong Bag: Long Island Woman Stopped At JFK Packin' 400 Bullets Bullets over the Belt Parkway? A Long Island woman said she accidentally grabbed the wrong bag and ended up trying to carry 400 rounds of ammo onto a flight at JFK Airport, authorities said. The various rounds -- 12-gauge, .308-caliber, .223-caliber and 9mm -- were packed in nine boxes and included ammunition for shotguns and handguns, TSA Spokesperson Lisa Farbstein said Transportation Security Administration officers stopped the Hicksville woman and notified Port Authority police, who confiscated the ammunition and gave her a summons. The unidentified woman reportedly told them she'd mi…
Oopsie, Wrong Bag: Long Island Woman Stopped At JFK Packin' 400 Bullets Oopsie, Wrong Bag: Long Island Woman Stopped At JFK Packin' 400 Bullets
Oopsie, Wrong Bag: Long Island Woman Stopped At JFK Packin' 400 Bullets Bullets over the Belt Parkway? A Long Island woman said she accidentally grabbed the wrong bag and ended up trying to carry 400 rounds of ammo onto a flight at JFK Airport, authorities said. The various rounds -- 12-gauge, .308-caliber, .223-caliber and 9mm -- were packed in nine boxes and included ammunition for shotguns and handguns, TSA Spokesperson Lisa Farbstein said Transportation Security Administration officers stopped the Hicksville woman and notified Port Authority police, who confiscated the ammunition and gave her a summons. The unidentified woman reportedly told them she'd mi…
18-Year-Old Maryland Gunman Threatened Women With AR-15: Police 18-Year-Old Maryland Gunman Threatened Women With AR-15: Police
18-Year-Old Maryland Gunman Threatened Women With AR-15: Police An Edgewater teenager has been arrested after he allegedly threatened and pointed guns at women on multiple occasions, authorities say. Daniel James Bruce, 18, pointed guns at two women over the last month at his home on the 1500 block of Mayfield Road, according to Anne Arundel County Police.  The first victim said Bruce threatened and pointed an AR-15 at her on April 8, and the second victim claims he threatened and pointed a handgun at her on Thursday, May 19.  No shots were fired on either incident. A search warrant for Bruce's home was obtained and five firearms and thousan…
Large Amount Of Fentanyl, Cocaine, Ammo Seized In Springfield, Suspected Trafficker Charged Large Amount Of Fentanyl, Cocaine, Ammo Seized In Springfield, Suspected Trafficker Charged
Large Amount Of Fentanyl, Cocaine, Ammo Seized In Springfield, Suspected Trafficker Charged A man has been charged after police said a search warrant executed at his apartment in Western Massachusetts led to the seizure of large quantities of suspected fentanyl, cocaine and ammunition. Juan Ramos-Cotto, age 35, was arrested following a search of his apartment on Clifton Ave. in Springfield on the morning of Tuesday, Feb. 8, according to Massachusetts State Police.  Authorities reportedly located the following while executing the search warrant: About 300 grams of suspected fentanyl More than 100 grams of suspected cocaine More than 150 rounds of ammunition Police said Ramos…
Convicted NJ Burglar Bound For Federal Prison Following Elizabeth Shooting Convicted NJ Burglar Bound For Federal Prison Following Elizabeth Shooting
Convicted NJ Burglar Bound For Federal Prison Following Elizabeth Shooting An ex-con who once left his cellphone behind after a home invasion in Woodbridge is headed to federal prison in connection with a shooting earlier this year in Elizabeth. Kevin Cordeiro, 34, of Elizabeth, pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in Newark to being a convicted felon in possession of ammunition. Cordeiro was one of several men in masks who stormed a Woodridge home in 2008, beating a resident and his girlfriend, before fleeing empty-handed, authorities said at the time. One of the victims recognized Cordiero after partially removing his mask, according to investigators. C…
22-Year-Old Faces Host Of Charges After Warrant Search At Western Mass Home 22-Year-Old Faces Host Of Charges After Warrant Search At Western Mass Home
22-Year-Old Faces Host Of Charges After Warrant Search At Western Mass Home A wanted man was taken into police custody in Western Massachusetts over the weekend when he was busted with illegal weapons and ammo. Detectives from the Springfield Police Narcotics Bureau executed a search warrant at a Quincy Street home at approximately 6:15 p.m. on Saturday, April 10 following a firearms investigation. Police said that while the warrant was being executed, the target of the investigation, Kevin Colon-Soto, age 22, was located on Dawes Street in possession of a loaded handgun with 15 bullets. Inside the home, police said that investigators also seized 77 rounds of am…
Route 287 Stop: Mahwah Officers Find 4 Guns, Ammo, Ski Mask, Cash Scattered In Sports Car Route 287 Stop: Mahwah Officers Find 4 Guns, Ammo, Ski Mask, Cash Scattered In Sports Car
Route 287 Stop: Mahwah Officers Find 4 Guns, Ammo, Ski Mask, Cash Scattered In Sports Car Two Mahwah police officers found a pair of North Carolina men carrying four guns, dozens of rounds of ammunition and more during a Route 287 stop, authorities said. Officers Matt Buonacore and Frank Federico stopped the 2015 Dodge Challenger for several traffic violations on the southbound highway shortly after 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Police Chief Stephen Jaffe said. As driver Guilherme Desouza Mendes, 19, retrieved documents from the glove compartment, the officers noticed a box of ammunition, Jaffe said. The passenger, Tyrone K. Williams, 20, “acknowledged to the officers [that] there was a…
NY Man Tied To Proud Boys Who Threatened To Travel To DC, Kill Senator-Elect Nabbed By FBI NY Man Tied To Proud Boys Who Threatened To Travel To DC, Kill Senator-Elect Nabbed By FBI
NY Man Tied To Proud Boys Who Threatened To Travel To DC, Kill Senator-Elect Nabbed By FBI A man who was arrested earlier this week with more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition, had posted a threatening statement about killing a United States Senator-elect and his intent to travel to Washington, D.C. Eduard Florea, age 40, of Middle Village, Queens, who was arrested by the FBI on Tuesday, Jan. 12, has been charged with being a felon in possession of ammunition, said Seth D. DuCharme, acting US Attorney for the Eastern District of New York. Following Florea's arrest, FBI Assistant Director In Charge, William F. Sweeney said: "For those of you out there with similar intentions, h…
Five Nabbed After Shots Fired Into Occupied Home In Westchester Five Nabbed After Shots Fired Into Occupied Home In Westchester
Five Nabbed After Shots Fired Into Occupied Home In Westchester Five suspects are in custody after shots were fired into a home in Westchester located just off Interstate 95. The incident happened overnight on Saturday, Sept. 12 in Port Chester in the Fox Island Road area.  Upon arrival, Port Chester Police officers saw numerous bullet holes that were fired into an occupied home. An investigation revealed that a red vehicle was involved and fled the scene, according to police. Shortly thereafter, an officer on patrol saw a vehicle matching the description of the wanted vehicle and attempted to initiate a stop, according to Port Chester Poli…
Ex-Con With Machine Gun Gets Multi-Year Jail Sentence Ex-Con With Machine Gun Gets Multi-Year Jail Sentence
Ex-Con With Machine Gun Gets Multi-Year Jail Sentence A Western Mass ex-convict with a machine gun was sentenced to 5 years in prison on Tuesday, Sept. 8. Hector Gomez, 33, of Chicopee, was sentenced by U.S. District Court, Springfield, Judge Mark Mastroianni to 5 years in prison followed by three years of supervised release, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Massachusetts. In May Gomez was found in Chicopee to be in possession of a Bushmaster 0.223 caliber rifle, an Arsenal 7.62 mm rifle, 14 rounds of 9mm ammunition, 28 rounds of 5.56mm ammunition, and 60 rounds of 7.62 ammunition, according to court documents. It is unclear from the i…
Surgeon Accused Of Having Illegal Weapons Cache In Westchester Gets Bail Reduced Surgeon Accused Of Having Illegal Weapons Cache In Westchester Gets Bail Reduced
Surgeon Accused Of Having Illegal Weapons Cache In Westchester Gets Bail Reduced Bail has been reduced for the Manhattan surgeon from Long Island who was arrested with a cache of weapons in his BMW after allegedly threatening his estranged wife and family in Westchester. Great Neck resident Matthew Bonanno, 47, was arraigned on a 53-count indictment for criminal possession of weapons found in Tuckahoe in August. Bonanno is charged with 11 counts of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon related to assault rifles found in his possession; 38 counts of third-degree grand larceny related to illegal high-capacity magazines and ammunition that were seized and four c…