Los Angeles Man Who Targeted Gay Men On Grindr, Sentenced To 111 Months

Derrick Patterson, 23, of the Compton section of Los Angeles was sentenced Monday by United States District Judge John F. Walter to 111 months in prison and  to pay $84,195 in restitution. Additionally, Judge Walter applied a hate-crime enhancement to Patterson’s sentence. From June 2021 to March 2022, Patterson targeted his victims by using Grindr,…

Atlanta Pice Investigatiing A Shooting At 25 Peachtree St SE

Sunday night at approximately 7:37 p.m. Atlanta Police responded to 25 Peachtree St SE for a person shot. Upon arrival officers located a 60-yr-old male with a gunshot wound to his right thigh. The victim was alert, conscious, breathing and transported for further medical treatment.  Investigators responded to the scene to determine the circumstances around…

5 Dead, 25 Injured In Colorado Gay Club Shooting

At approximately 11:57 p.m. Saturday night, officers with the Colorado Springs Police Department responded to 3430 North Academy for a shooting incident.  Five people are confirmed dead and twenty-five people are confirmed injured. Victims were transported to UC Health Memorial and Penrose hospitals. The suspect, who has been identified as 22-year-old Anderson Lee Aldrich, was…

Atlanta Police Make Arrest In Double Fatal Shooting

On Sunday Atlanta Police arrested Phillip S. Mills on two counts of Murder and Aggravated Assault.  At about 2:07 am, Atlanta Police responded to a report of two People Shot at 1270 Spring Street NE.  Upon arrival, officers located two victims who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds to their upper and lower torsos. Both victims…

New York City Gang Member Sentenced To 37 Years

On Thursday, Robert Wilson a/k/a “RO,” a/k/a “Sin,” a member of the Stevenson Commons Crew, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Jesse M. Furman to 37 years in prison.  Wilson previously pled guilty to participating in a racketeering conspiracy, narcotics conspiracy, and a firearms offense. In order to fund the enterprise, protect and expand its…

Worcester County, Maryland Man Arrested For Murder

On Saturday Maryland State Police arrested Boris Wade Connor, 18, of Newark, Maryland. Connor has been charged with first-degree murder, second degree murder, first-degree assault, second-degree assault along with firearms-related charges. At approximately 12:20 p.m. on Saturday, the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a shooting that occurred in the 6700 block…

Man Gets 25 Years For The Murder Of An Uber Eats Driver

Friday, Carlos Rafael Rosario-Morales, of Puerto Rico was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Daniel R. Domínguez to 25 years in prison. On May 26, 2022, Rosario-Morales pled guilty to committing two carjackings and the murder of an Uber Eats driver. On August 6, 2019, Rosario-Morales took a 2017 Ford Transit from an Uber Eats driver,…

Former Army Sergeant Gets 72 Months In Prison For Fentanyl Distribution

Eri Gutberto Parra-Lopez, 25, of Phoenix, AZ. was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Lee Yeakel to 72 months in prison. On April 20, 2022, Parra pleaded guilty to one count of distribution of fentanyl. Between May 2021 and July 2021, Parra, a then an active-duty Army Sergeant stationed at Fort Hood, sold approximately 3,150…

Honduran National Pleads Guilty To Illegally Using Social Security Number

In the Eastern District of Louisiana, Oscar Noel Duenas-Rodriguez, 48 of Honduras plead guilty today in the United States District Court to a one-count bill of information charging him with illegally using a social security number in order to obtain employment.  Duenas-Rodriguez presented a fraudulent driver’s license and social security card while attempting to take…

Fort Gordon Soldier Sentenced To 15 Years For Distribution Of Child Pornography

In Southern District of Georgia, Joshua Gamble, 30, of Fort Gordon was sentenced to 180 months in prison after previously pleading guilty to Distribution of Child Pornography. Gamble, a former U.S. Army soldier was arrested in October 2021 as the result of an FBI investigation into illegal distribution of child pornography via an Internet chat…

Duncan, Oklahoma Man Pleads To Possession Of Child Pornography

In the Western District of Oklahoma, Dylan Michael Liles, 29, Duncan, Oklahoma, pleaded guilty today to possession of material containing child pornography. On June 8, 2022, a federal grand jury indicted Liles with attempted child enticement, child exploitation, and transfer of obscene material to a minor.   Liles pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Bernard Jones…

MS-13 Member Charged With Murder Extradited To The United States

José Jonathan Guevara-Castro, also known as “Suspechoso” (Guevara-Castro), an alleged member of the violent transnational criminal organization La Mara Salvatrucha, also known as the “MS-13,” and a fugitive from justice, was extradited Tuesday from El Salvador to the United States.   Guevara-Castro was arrested in Acajutla, Sonsonate, El Salvador on August 13, 2020 and has been…

Atlanta Police Investigating A Homicide At 1314 Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway

Sunday afternoon at about 2:00 p.m. Atlanta Police responded to 1314 Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway for a person shot.  Upon arrival officers located a deceased male who had been shot. Grady EMS pronounced the male deceased. Homicide detectives responded to the scene to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident and their investigation is ongoing.

Atlanta Police Investigating A Shooting At 1638 MLK Jr. Dr SW

Sunday night, at about 5:18 p.m. Atlanta Police responded to 1638 MLK Jr. Dr. SW. Upon arrival officers located a male who had been shot. This person was transported to an area hospital to be treated. At the hospital they were alert, conscious and breathing.  This person was shot while attempting to break into a…

Atlanta Police Investigating A Shooting At 50 Mt. Zion Rd

Sunday night, Atlanta Police responded to 50 Mt. Zion Rd  at about 6:48 p.m. for shots fired. Upon arrival officers located a male who had been shot. The victim was transported to an area hospital to be treated. They were alert, conscious and breathing at the hospital. The victim was shot during a domestic related…

Albany Man Sentenced To 148 Months In Prison For Possession Of Child Pornography

Tuesday, United States District Judge Mae A. D’Agostino, sentenced Christopher Pratt, age 58, of Albany, to 148 months in prison for distributing, receiving and possessing child pornography. Pratt distributed and received child pornography files over the internet through a peer-to-peer file sharing program. He possessed numerous child pornography files on his personal laptop, and he…

Newark, New Jersey MS-13 Member Sentenced To 420 Months In Prison

Today at the United States District Court in Newark, Juan Garcia-Gomez, aka “Scooby,” 26, of El Salvador was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Claire C. Cecchi to 420 months in prison. Garcia-Gomez previously pleaded guilty to one count of an indictment charging him with racketeering conspiracy. Garcia-Gomez, conspired to participate in the illegal activities…

Caitlin Kellogg Of St. Johnsbury, Vermont Arrested For DUI

On Sunday Morning at approximately 12:01 AM, Vermont State Police observed a vehicle traveling in the area of Depot Street and Route 5 fail to stop at the intersection.  After stopping the vehicle, Troopers observed signs of impairment on the operator who has been identified as Caitlin Kellogg, 25, of St. Johnsbury, Vermont.  Following field…

Baltimore Police Investigating A Shooting On Truesdale Avenue

Earlier today the Baltimore Police Department responded to the 4800 block of Truesdale Avenue for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival officers located a 34-year-old male who was shot. He was transported to an area hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries. Anyone with information is urged to contact detectives at 410-396-2444 or…

Owner Of Florida Sober Homes Sentenced To 30 months

On Wednesday, Marthe Hippolyte, 59, of Wellington, Florida was sentenced to 30 months in prison. On January 25, Hippolyte pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to violate the Travel Act. As the owner of Turning Point Sober Home Inc. and a related marketing company, through which she operated several sober living residences in Florida,…

Warwick, Rhode Island Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Firearms Charge

Branden Eddie Smith, 37,of Warwick, Rhode Island pleaded guilty Wednesday to possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.  On March 21, 2022, Warwick police and emergency services were called to a Warwick residence several hours after a juvenile discharged a firearm, causing a self-inflicted wound to his knee. Warwick police recovered the firearm, a…

Bronx Gang Member Charged With Murder of Tyrone Almodovar

By Tiffany Williams – This morning, in New York City, Boss Terrell, 21, of the Bronx, New York, was arrested and was charged by indictment with Racketeering conspiracy, Murder in aid of racketeering, Use of a firearm for murder, Attempted murder and attempted assault with a dangerous weapon in aid of racketeering, Use of a…