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Repeat gun felon wins $33K, avoids jail after cops lied about arrest - New York Post

2014-07-23
Repeat gun felon wins $33K, avoids jail after cops lied about arrestNew York PostRepeat gun felon Andrew James could have gone to prison for up to 15 years for the loaded gun he got caught with while driving through Queens two years ago. Instead, the charges against him were dropped and the city has awarded him an astonishing ...

Convicted Felon Arrested In Walmart Market Parking Lot Shooting - NewsChannel5.com

2014-07-23
WZTVConvicted Felon Arrested In Walmart Market Parking Lot ShootingNewsChannel5.comNASHVILLE, Tenn. – A convicted felon has been taken into custody in connection with an alleged drug-related shooting in the Madison Walmart Neighborhood Market parking lot. Metropolitan Nashville Police sais 25-year-old Cager Waggoner IV ...Convicted Cocaine Felon Arrested for Attempted Homicide at Madison WalmartWZTVSuspect in Madison Wal-Mart shooting arrestedThe TennesseanSuspect surrenders on attempted murder chargeWSMV Nashvilleall 4 news articles »

Repeat felon gets maximum sentence - Huntington Herald Dispatch

2014-07-23
Repeat felon gets maximum sentenceHuntington Herald DispatchHUNTINGTON -- A man received no leniency this month for what court officials describe as his eighth felony conviction. David Crockett Alexander received a 1- to 3-year prison sentence ordered by Cabell Circuit Judge Paul T. Farrell. It was the maximum ...

Warrenton felon who snatched purse on Kroger lot gets 37 years in prison - STLtoday.com

2014-07-22
Warrenton felon who snatched purse on Kroger lot gets 37 years in prisonSTLtoday.comWARREN COUNTY • A 23-year-old Warrenton man found guilty of robbery and resisting arrest was sentenced Tuesday to 37 years in prison. James William Lewis was convicted by a Warren County jury on May 22. Police say Lewis approached a woman on ...and more »

Felon Pleads 'Not Guilty' to Murder Charge in May Homicide - Patch.com

2014-07-23
Felon Pleads 'Not Guilty' to Murder Charge in May HomicidePatch.comA seven-time felon pleaded not guilty today to a charge that he murdered another man by beating and stomping the man in downtown Oakland in May. Wanell Wilson, a 30-year-old Oakland man, is charged in the death of Darryl Hughes, 26, at about 5:15 ...

Felon could face federal gun charge - La Crosse Tribune

2014-07-22
Felon could face federal gun chargeLa Crosse TribuneA La Crosse felon could face a federal charge for trying to buy a firearm. Jamale Wilson, 25, tried to purchase a $300 pistol from Wiebke Fur and Trading Co. at 110 Rose St. on June 16, according to La Crosse police reports. He paid $10 for a ...

Jersey City felon charged with cocaine and heroin offenses - NJ.com

2014-07-22
Jersey City felon charged with cocaine and heroin offensesNJ.comA Jersey City man was charged with multiple drug charges related so suspected heroin and cocaine on Friday, and motor vehicle offenses including driving while intoxicated, officials said. Bail was set at $30,000 with a 10 percent cash option when ...and more »

Philadelphia felon allegedly lies in attempt to purchase firearm in Stockertown - The Express-Times

2014-07-22
Philadelphia felon allegedly lies in attempt to purchase firearm in StockertownThe Express-Timesjail cell, prison cell View full sizeLuis A. Fuentes was sent to county jail in lieu of $25,000 bail with a 10 percent option.AP File Photo. A Philadelphia man is accused of lying on a form in an attempt to purchase a gun at a Stockertown gun shop ...

St. Louis felon who was shot, then stole car, gets 6.5 years - STLtoday.com

2014-07-21
CBS LocalSt. Louis felon who was shot, then stole car, gets 6.5 yearsSTLtoday.comNorman, now 28, pleaded guilty in April to being a felon in possession of a firearm. He was convicted of the same charge in 2007 and sentenced to five years in prison. He received additional prison time for violating his supervised release in the 2007 ...Man Sentenced in Dec. 2013 Shooting on DelmarCBS Localall 5 news articles »

Erwin felon charged with stealing handgun from vehicle in Johnson City - Johnson City Press (subscription)

2014-07-22
Johnson City Press (subscription)Erwin felon charged with stealing handgun from vehicle in Johnson CityJohnson City Press (subscription)Police said a convicted felon from Erwin stole a handgun and credit cards from a vehicle in Johnson City on Independence Day, resulting in his arrest on Tuesday. Joshua Lee Fender, 26, 1085 7th St., Erwin, was charged with auto burglary, theft over $1 ...