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U.S. Attorney’s Office: 37 charged in multi-year investigation of drug ring

Apr 02, 2021 at 11:13 am by Voice Wire

A federal indictment unsealed Friday charged 27 individuals, including one Smyrna man, with a host of federal crimes relating to a large scale conspiracy to distribute heroin,.... Read More

U.S. Attorney presents awards to 2 officers who investigated opioid deaths, injuries

Mar 01, 2021 at 10:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Two officers who investigated a rash of opioid overdoses leading to one death and serious injuries to seven people earned awards from U.S. Attorney Don Cochran Wednesday. Mur.... Read More

La Vergne man indicted for reported role in heroin ring

Nov 23, 2020 at 10:17 am by Voice Wire

One La Vergne man and two Nashville men, who were indicted in February as part of a deadly heroin and fentanyl distribution network, have now been taken into federal cust.... Read More

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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