U.S. Attorney’s Office Middle District of Tennessee

Rutherford County jail escapee sentenced for 2017-2018 crime spree

Oct 05, 2020 at 02:00 pm by Voice Wire

Two Tennessee men responsible for a violent crime spree in the mid-state during December 2017 and January 2018, have been sentenced to lengthy federal prison terms, announced.... Read More
U.S. Attorney’s Office Middle District of Tennessee

US Attorney: Woman stole from Smyrna company to pay University of Phoenix tuition

Feb 25, 2020 at 11:35 am by Voice Wire 1

Ilaine T. Newby, 51, of Antioch, Tennessee, was sentenced Friday to 12 months and 1 day in prison for embezzling over $206,000 from a Smyrna-based company, announced U.S. Atto.... Read More
U.S. Attorney’s Office Middle District of Tennessee

North Carolina man sentenced after traveling to Tennessee to have sex with a 15-year-old

Jan 14, 2020 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

James Frei, 50, of Union Mills, North Carolina, was sentenced yesterday to 26 ½  years in prison for child exploitation and sex crimes, announced U.S. Attorney Don.... Read More
U.S. Attorney’s Office Middle District of Tennessee

4 high-level gang members convicted of racketeering acts from Clarksville to Murfreesboro

Dec 05, 2019 at 08:42 am by Voice Wire

Following a seven-week jury trial in U.S. District Court earlier this year, a federal jury convicted five members of the Gangster Disciples of multiple counts relating to a ra.... Read More
Smyrna Police Department investigation

Antioch woman accused of embezzling from Smyrna company

Aug 15, 2019 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire

Ilaine T. Newby, 51, of Antioch, Tennessee, was charged this week with embezzling more than $206,000 from a Smyrna-based company, announced U.S. Attorney Don Cochran.... Read More
U.S. Attorney’s Office Middle District of Tennessee

Nissan's financing company must pay $3M to settle allegations it violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

Aug 02, 2019 at 11:57 am by Voice Wire

The Department of Justice announced today that Nissan Motor Acceptance Corporation (Nissan MAC) has agreed to pay $3 million to resolve allegations that it violated the Servic.... Read More
U.S. Attorney’s Office Middle District of Tennessee

Murfreesboro man 1 of 20 sentenced for meth trafficking in Middle Tennessee

Jul 15, 2019 at 03:06 pm by Voice Wire

Twenty individuals have been sentenced for their role in a series of methamphetamine distribution conspiracies which resulted in as much as 21 kilograms of methamphetamine and.... Read More
U.S. Attorney’s Office Middle District of Tennessee

6 sentenced in Fentanyl conspiracy that hospitalized 20 in Murfreesboro

Jul 03, 2019 at 11:00 am by Voice Wire

Six individuals have been sentenced for their role in a fentanyl distribution conspiracy which caused a massive number of overdoses and resulted in at least one death, announc.... Read More
U.S. Attorney’s Office Middle District of Tennessee

US Attorney: La Vergne man gets 15 years in federal prison for unlawful possession of a firearm

Jun 11, 2019 at 11:00 am by Voice Wire

Jimmy Johnson Jr., 45, of LaVergne, Tennessee, was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court to 15 years in federal prison for being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.... Read More
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Murfreesboro woman indicted in federal opioid investigation

Apr 17, 2019 at 03:55 pm by Voice Wire

Federal indictments were unsealed today charging nine Middle Tennessee medical professionals, including four doctors, four nurse practitioners and a pharmacist, with various c.... Read More