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,…

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…

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…

San Francisco Man Found Guilty By Federal Jury Of Distribution Of Meth

At the United States District Court in San Francisco, Alejandro Alvarez, 46, of San Francisco was convicted of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine by a federal jury.  Officers with the San Francisco Police Department learned that an individual who went by the name “Chewy” was selling heroin and other drugs.  Eventually officers developed enough…

WNBA Player, Shoni Iman Schimmel Arrested For Strangulation

Today, at the United States District Court in Portland, Oregon Shoni Iman Schimmel, 29, of Pendleton, Oregon, was charged with assault by strangulation of an intimate dating partner and assault resulting in substantial bodily injury. Schimmel was charged by a federal indictment which was unsealed today and she was arrested by federal authorities today. At…

“Kidd Creole” Convicted Of Manslaughter In The First Degree

Today a New York Supreme Court jury found Nathaniel Glover a/k/a “Kidd Creole” guilty of Manslaughter in the First Degree. In 2017, Glover was walking on East 43rd Street between Lexington and Third Avenues when he had a verbal altercation with 55-year-old John Jolly.  Glover walked past Jolly, then turned around, approached Jolly and stabbed…