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Commonwealth of Kentucky v. Randell McClendon Freeman
Lexington, Kentucky criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with trafficking in marijuana over 8 ounces....
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( 07-14-2022 - KY)

Commonwealth of Kentucky v. David Franklin Daniel, Jr.
Lexington, Kentucky criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with criminal contempt for failure to company with sex offender registration...
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( 07-14-2022 - KY)

Commonwealth of Kentucky v. Sarah Williams
Lexington, Kentucky criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with multiple misdemeanors as a result of her involvement in a Black Lives Matter Demonstration. Sarah Williams was charged with possession of marijuana and resisting arrest....
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( 07-14-2022 - KY)

United States of America v. Rudy Guerrero
Lexington, Kentucky criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with money laundering. Rudy Guerrero, age 37, was involved in a promotional money laundering scheme, amongst eight defendants, and included criminal activities in Lexington and Chicago, during the conspiracy. According to testimony at trial, Guerrero delivered bulk cash drug proceeds on three separate occasions wi...
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( 06-24-2022 - KY)

Sergio Melgar v. University of Kentucky Healthcare
Lexington, Kentucky employment law lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on a civil rights job discrimination theory claiming that the was wrongfully dismissed. Plaintiff, the former chief financial officer of the the University of Kentucky Healthcare System calimg that he was consistently paid less than what was appropriate for his position and less than American-born individu...
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( 04-21-2022 - KY)

United States of America v. Robert W. Bledsoe
Lexington, Kentucky criminal defense attorney represented defendant charged with possession with intent to distribute drugs. Robert W. Bledsoe, 57, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute 40 grams or more of fentanyl, possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine, possession of firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking and possession of a firearm...
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( 01-06-2022 - KY)

Commonwealth of Kentucky v. Robert Earley McKissic
Lexington, Kentucky criminal defense attorney represented defendant charged with first-degree murder. Robert Earley McKissic, age 34, was charged with first-degree murder for shooting and killing Anthony Carter, age 51, on October 26,2017. Defendant denied that he shot Carter....
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( 12-20-2021 - KY)

Commonwealth of Kentucky v. Antonio D. Canada
Lexington, KY: Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with second-degree murder and robbery. Antonio Canada, age 21, was charged with murder as a result of the death of Sean Howard, age 19, who was shot and killed on August 5, 2017 during a marijuana sale. The State admitted that Canada had nothing to do with the drug dealing but was angry with another person in th...
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( 10-27-2021 - KY)

State of Kentucky v. Jacob Robert Heil
Lexington, KY: Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with DUI and reckless homicide. Jacob Heil, age 21, was charged with driving while intoxicated and reckless homicide for the death of Marco Shernwell, age 4, who was killed in an auto accident that occurred in 2018....
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( 10-15-2021 - KY)

United States of America v. Leon A. Smith Federal Courthouses - Eastern District of Kentucky - Lexington, Kentucky
Lexington, KY - Former Wealth Manager Sentenced for Wire Fraud, Identity Theft, and Money Laundering Leon A. Smith, a former wealth manager for professional athletes, was sentenced today to 51 months in federal prison for stealing nearly $1.3 million from his clients and misusing their identities. U.S. District Court Judge Joseph M. Hood sentenced 45-year-old Smith, now of Bate...
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( 04-16-2018 - KY)

United States of America v. Curtis Lee Wyatt Federal Courthouses - Eastern District of Kentucky - Lexington, Kentucky
Lexington, KY - Accomplice to Fugitive Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Escape An Eastern Kentucky man pleaded guilty today for his role in assisting a former Social Security disability lawyer escape from federal custody. Curtis Lee Wyatt, 48, of Raccoon, Kentucky, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to escape from custody before U.S. District Judge Danny C. Reeves of ...
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( 03-31-2018 - KY)

United States of America v. Nestor Barron Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals MoreLaw Can Make Your Phone Ring 888-354-4529
Lexington, KY - California Man Sentenced for Role in Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy A Los Angeles man was sentenced February 23, 2018, by U.S. District Judge Danny C. Reeves, for his involvement in a large drug trafficking organization. Nestor Barron, age 26, was sentenced to 10 years in prison and 5 years of supervised release for conspiracy to distribute five kilograms or more of cocai...
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( 02-23-2018 - kY)

United States of America v. Pablo Hernandez Federal Courthouses - Eastern District of Kentucky - Lexington, Kentucky
Pablo Hernandez pled guilty to conspiring to distribute 2 kilograms of cocaine. Hernandez was to receive the 2 kilograms from a larger, 28-kilogram shipment of cocaine as payment for an outstanding debt. At sentencing, the district court held *This decision was originally filed as an unpublished opinion on January 17, 2018. The court has now designated the opinion for publication....
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( 02-16-2018 - KY)

Ricky Lee Smith v. Commissioner of Social Security Eastern District of Kentucky Courthouses
Ricky Lee Smith filed an application for supplemental security income resulting from disability. A hearing was conducted before an administrative law judge (“ALJ”). The ALJ issued an unfavorable decision, finding that Smith was not disabled under the Social Security Act. The notice of decision stated that Smith had sixty days to file a written appeal with the Appeals Council if he ...
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( 01-26-2018 - KY)

United States of America v. Steven Michael Smith Federal Courthouses - Eastern District of Kentucky - Lexington, Kentucky
Lexington, KY - Lexington Man Sentenced To 20 Years For Inducing A Minor To Produce Child Pornography A Lexington man, Steven Michael Smith, 35, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison, to be followed by a life term of supervised release, for inducing a minor to produce sexually explicit images of themselves and transmit those images to him. Senior United States District Judge J...
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( 12-27-2017 - KY)

United States of America v. Alfred Bradley Adkins Federal Courthouses - Eastern District of Kentucky - Lexington, Kentucky
Lexington, KY - Former Clinical Psychologist Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Role in $550 Million Social Security Fraud Scheme A former Kentucky clinical psychologist was sentenced to 25 years in prison for his role in a scheme to fraudulently obtain more than $550 million in federal disability payments from the Social Security Administration (SSA) for thousands of claimants. ...
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( 09-23-2017 - KY)

United States of America v. Robert Shields and Wesley Hamm Federal Courthouses - Eastern District of Kentucky
Lexington, KY - Jury Convicts Two of Federal Charges Relating To The Distribution Of Drugs That Resulted In Overdoses A federal jury convicted Robert Shields, of Cincinnati, and Wesley Hamm, of Mount Sterling, Ky., on July 13, 2017 of one count of conspiracy to distribute carfentanil, fentanyl, and heroin; one count of distribution of carfentanil resulting in death; and one count of distr...
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( 07-24-2017 - KY)

United States of America v. Eric Christopher Conn Federal Courthouses - Eastern District of Kentucky
Lexington, KY - Convicted Fraudster Lawyer Flees To Avoid Prison The United States of America charged Eric Christopher Conn with: Count: 1 Citation: 18:641.F Offense Level: 4 18:641 THEFT OF GOVERNMENT MONEY...
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( 07-14-2017 - KY)

United States of America v. William Curtis Howell
Lexington, KY - Former Deputy Jailer at Kentucky River Regional Jail Convicted of Federal Charges Related to the Death of a Detainee A jury has convicted a former deputy jailer in eastern Kentucky for his role in violently assaulting a pre-trial detainee and willfully failing to provide necessary medical attention that led to his death. Acting Assistant Attorney General Tom Whee...
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( 05-15-2017 - KY)

United States of America v. William Curtis Howell
Lexington, KY - Former Deputy Jailer at Kentucky River Regional Jail Convicted of Federal Charges Related to the Death of a Detainee A jury has convicted a former deputy jailer in eastern Kentucky for his role in violently assaulting a pre-trial detainee and willfully failing to provide necessary medical attention that led to his death. William Curtis Howell was convicted of usi...
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( 05-13-2017 - KY)

United States of America v. David Black Daugherty
Lexington, KY - Former Administrative Law Judge Pleaded Guilty for Role in $550 Million Social Security Disability Fraud Scheme A former administrative law judge for the Social Security Administration (SSA) pleaded guilty in federal court for his role in a scheme to fraudulently obtain more than $550 million in federal disability payments from the SSA for thousands of claimants. ...
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( 05-13-2017 - KY)

United States of America v. Jarrod C. Breeding
Lexington, KY - Letcher County Business Owner Sentenced To 30 Months For Filing False Tax Returns A business owner, who previously admitted he underreported more than $5 million in income over the course of three years, has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Amul R. Thapar sentenced 38-year-old Jarrod C. Breeding, of Letcher County, for making fals...
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( 03-15-2017 - KY)

Carlin Robbins v. New Cingular Wireless, PCS, LLC d/b/a AT&T Mobility
Several Kentucky residents sued to stop a company from building a cell-phone tower near their homes. They allege tort claims based on their concern that the *This decision was originally filed as an unpublished opinion on January 30, 2017. The court has now designated the opinion for full-text publication. > No. 16-5524 Robbins, et al. v. New Cingular Wireless Page 2 tower ...
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( 03-13-2017 - KY)

United States of America v. Deric Lostutter
Lexington, KY - Winchester Man Sentenced To 24 Months For Illegally Hacking Into Website And Lying To Federal Agents A Winchester, Ky., man, who previously admitted to hacking and taking control of a high school sports website, to gain publicity for his online identity and harass and intimidate the website owner and others, has been sentenced to 24 months in federal prison. U.S. ...
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( 03-08-2017 - KY)

Stephanie Herder, et al. v. National Pain Care, Inc. and Dr. Robert Windsor
Lexington, KY - Pain Management Physician Resolves False Claims Act Allegations Pain management physician Dr. Robert Windsor has agreed to the entry of a $20 million consent judgment to resolve allegations that he violated the False Claims Act by billing federal health care programs for surgical monitoring services that he did not perform and for medically unnecessary diagnostic tests. Dr...
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( 02-02-2017 - KY)

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