Kentucky Dispatch on 27th Dec

Byron White, 38, of Lexington, was sentenced yesterday to 84 months in federal prison, by Chief United States District Judge Karen K. Caldwell, for conspiracy to distribute Fentanyl. White previously admitted that he conspired with another person to distribute fentanyl in Lexington, between November 1, 2017 and March 18, 2018.  White further admitted...

Kentucky Dispatch on 23rd Dec

A Kentucky man who robbed over $32,000 from a bank in Wayne County was sentenced to 63 months in prison, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Steve Ray Meeks, 62, of Louisa, Kentucky, previously pled guilty to bank robbery. U.S. Attorney Stuart commended the investigative efforts of the FBI, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, the Louisa,...

Kentucky Dispatch on 12th Dec

A Millwood, Kentucky, man, has pleaded guilty before United States District Judge Joseph H. McKinley on Monday, to multiple counts of production and distribution of child pornography, and possession of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman. James D. Armes, 37, of Grayson County, Kentucky was indicted on five counts of...

Kentucky Dispatch on 11th Dec

A Campbellsville, Kentucky, man, pleaded guilty before United States District Court Judge Greg N. Stivers on Friday, to five counts of wire fraud as part of a scheme to obtain money from clients of his legal practice, by means of misappropriating funds, in order to pay personal expenses including gambling losses, announced United States Attorney Russell...

Kentucky Dispatch on 11th Dec

A former Louisville Metro Police Department officer has pleaded guilty before United States District Judge David J. Hale for enticement, attempted enticement, possession of child pornography, transfer of obscene materials to a minor and distribution of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman. “This defendant dishonored...

Kentucky Dispatch on 10th Dec

The Centre for Legal Aid, Assistance and Settlement (CLAAS-UK) is calling upon the Pakistani Government to take steps to end the misuse of the Blasphemy Laws. The Pakistani Government should use Human Rights Day on Monday 10 December to put fresh impetus on reviewing the place of laws in the Pakistani legal system and society that cause untold suffering...

Kentucky Dispatch on 02nd Dec

Ansar I. McIver, 46, of Lexington, was sentenced last week to 290 months in federal prison, by United States District Judge Danny C. Reeves, for conspiracy to distribute fentanyl, cocaine, and heroin, and money laundering.  Judge Reeves also ordered McIver to pay a fine and to forfeit more than $586,000 in cash. McIver previously admitted that, in...