Latest Indictments News

Ex-Florida deputy indicted on federal underage sex charges

May. 27, 2020 2:56 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida deputy accused of having sex with a 15-year-old girl has been indicted on federal charges, authorities said. A federal grand jury in Jacksonville charged former Clay County deputy Travis Ryan Pritchard, 36, last week with online enticement of a minor and attempted...

Veteran charged with taking guns to VA clinic in Florida

May. 26, 2020 6:14 PM EDT

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A U.S. Navy veteran has been indicted on federal charges of bringing a rifle and a handgun to a Florida veterans clinic with the intent to commit a crime. A federal grand jury in Pensacola formally charged Howell E. Camp, 58, in a three-count indictment last week, according to court...

German man indicted over leak of lawmakers' private data

May. 26, 2020 5:03 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have indicted a 22-year-old man on suspicion of stealing the personal information of dozens of lawmakers and journalists, trying to blackmail some of them and leaking the data online. Frankfurt prosecutors said Tuesday that the suspect, who wasn't named for privacy reasons,...

Men indicted on charges of using explosions to rob ATMs

May. 23, 2020 3:00 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Two men have been indicted on charges using small explosions to rob ATMs in Florida. A federal grand jury in Tampa returned indictments Wednesday charging Mawdo Malick Sallah, 33, of Clearwater, Florida, and Kirk Douglas Johnson, 34, of Anderson, South Carolina, with eight counts each,...

Virginia man indicted on charges stemming from 2019 shooting

May. 22, 2020 5:17 PM EDT

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Virginia grand jury has indicted a man on charges stemming from the shooting death of a teenager during a marijuana sale last year. Foster Leon Brooks Jr. 23, of Fredericksburg was indicted this week by a Spotsylvania County grand jury on charges that include manslaughter and...

Indictment: Cleveland man planned hoax call, officer ambush

May. 22, 2020 10:56 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland man accused of planning to make a false distress call and kill any responding officers has been indicted on two counts of attempted kidnapping, according to federal prosecutors. Christian Stanley Ferguson, 20, made several posts on social media about how he wanted to make a...

Grand jury charges man with threatening to spread virus

May. 22, 2020 12:28 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man accused of coughing on and spitting at police officers while claiming to be infected with the coronavirus was indicted on a federal terrorism charge. A federal grand jury in Tampa returned an indictment Wednesday charging James Jamal Curry, 31, with perpetrating a...

FILE- This undated file photo provided by the Houston Police Department shows Gerald Goines in Houston. Prosecutors say they expect to dismiss at least 91 more drug convictions tied to Goines, a former Houston police officer whose cases are being reviewed following a deadly drug raid. The Thursday, May 21, 2020, announcement comes after the Harris County District Attorney's Office had said in February it would dismiss 73 cases connected to ex-officer Goines.(Houston Police Department via AP, File)

DA: 91 more drug cases tied to ex-Texas cop to be dismissed

May. 21, 2020 2:14 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Prosecutors announced Thursday they expect to dismiss at least 91 more drug convictions tied to an indicted ex-Houston police officer whose cases are being reviewed following a deadly drug raid. This comes after the Harris County District Attorney’s Office had announced in February...

2 accused of false Alzheimer's diagnoses charged with fraud

May. 21, 2020 1:05 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A former director of an Ohio memory-loss clinic accused by dozens of patients of falsely diagnosing them with Alzheimer’s disease has been indicted on federal fraud charges. The U.S. Justice Department said Sherry-Ann Jenkins was not trained or licensed to provide any medical...

Indictment: Man fatally shot woman in front of their son

May. 21, 2020 8:05 AM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A man who authorities said fatally shot the mother of his young son while the child watched has been indicted on murder charges. Gregory Blanton, 33, of Dayton, faces three counts of murder, two counts of felonious assault and a single child endangerment charge in the indictment handed...