Identity Theft

Mexican national sentenced for identity theft, illegally re-entering the United States

A Mexican national who illegally entered the United States at least a dozen times was sentenced in federal court for illegal reentry and for stealing a deceased person’s identity to obtain employment. Rigoberto Vasquez-Milan, 37, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs to two years and six months in federal prison without parole. […]

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Mexican national who illegally entered the U.S. seven times pleads guilty to meth conspiracy

A Mexican national who has illegally entered the United States at least seven times pleaded guilty in federal court to his role in a conspiracy to distribute large amounts of methamphetamine in the Kansas City, Missouri, area and in the Springfield, Missouri, area. Armando Quintana-Galaz, 37, a citizen of Mexico residing in Springfield, pleaded guilty […]

Prison Sentence

Mexican national sentenced after repeatedly iIlegally re-entering the United States

A Mexican national has been sentenced in federal court after repeatedly illegally entering the United States. Miguel Angel Rodriguez-Vazquez, 42, a citizen of Mexico, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Greg Kays on Tuesday, July 10, to four years and 10 months in federal prison without parole. On Feb. 5, 2019, Rodriguez-Vazquez pleaded guilty to […]

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Mexican national sentenced to 30 years for methamphetamine trafficking, illegally reentering the U.S.

A Mexican national was sentenced in federal court for attempting to sell about 15 pounds of methamphetamine to an undercover law enforcement officer after illegally reentering the United States. Javier Corona-Verduzco, 36, of Montclair, Calif., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough to 30 years in federal prison without parole. The court also […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol reports two arrests; one detained on immigration violation

The highway patrol reports the arrest of an Ankeny, Iowa resident early Sunday in Sullivan County. Forty-one-year-old Valente Ramos Duran was accused of speeding, not having a valid license, and an immigration violation: deported aggravated felon.  Duran was taken to the Sullivan County Jail for the violations and was held for U.S Immigration and Customs […]

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Honduran national sentenced for illegally re-entering the United States

A Honduran man who was arrested in Kansas City, Mo., for drunk driving was sentenced in federal court for illegally reentering the United States after having been deported eight times. Jose Salazar-Aguilar, 34, was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Greg Kays to five years and eight months in federal prison without parole. Kansas City, […]

Gavel and Law book

Eight indicted for $2.1 million methamphetamine conspiracy

Eight defendants were indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a $2.1 million conspiracy to distribute nearly 100 kilograms of methamphetamine.  Juan Guzman, also known as “Flaco,” 37, Luis Carlos Ramos Caraveo, 23, and Maria De La Cruz Nava, 22, all citizens of Mexico residing in the Kansas City, Mo, area; Chanthacone […]