Posts Tagged ‘pleads’

Former federal correctional officer pleads guilty to bribery and smuggling charges

Nickolas Herrera, a federal correctional officer at the Federal Correctional Institute (FCI) in Sheridan, Oregon, pleaded guilty to conspiracy, providing contraband in prison, and accepting a bribe as a public official.

Former Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter during George Floyd arrest

“His acknowledgment he did something wrong is an important step toward healing the wounds of the Floyd family, our community, and the nation.”

Former Colorado cop pleads guilty to assaulting elderly woman

Recorded on body cam video breaking the arm of an elderly woman with dementia, a former Colorado police officer pleaded guilty Wednesday to second-degree assault. On June 26, 2020, police body cam footage recorded Loveland Police Officer Austin Hopp confronting 73-year-old Karen Garner for allegedly stealing $13.88 worth of food and cleaning products from a […]

U.S. ambassador pleads for peace at United Nations

Thomas-Greenfield called it a “perilous moment.” Blasts could be heard in Kyiv soon after Putin’s speech, which was televised at around 5:45 a.m. Moscow time. “We’re here for one reason and one reason only: To ask Russia to stop. Return to your borders. Send your troops and your tanks and your planes back to their […]

‘On the brink of death’: Family of hunger-striking prisoner pleads for his immediate release

Palestinian prisoner Hisham Abu Hawash, 41, entered his 140th day on hunger strike on Monday, January 3rd, and according to his family, is in such critical condition that he could “die at any moment.” Abu Hawash was arrested by Israeli forces in October 2020 in the middle of the night from his family home in […]

Former NY police chief pleads guilty to drunk driving charge

Accused of drunkenly crashing into a guardrail and concocting a false story to cover up the incident, a former New York police chief recently pleaded guilty to charges of driving while ability impaired and leaving the scene of an accident. At 12:55 a.m. on October 21, Greece Police Chief Andrew Forsythe crashed his Chevy Tahoe […]

Derek Chauvin pleads guilty to violating civil rights of George Floyd and 14-year-old boy

Convicted of murdering George Floyd in a state trial, former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin pleaded guilty Wednesday in a federal case to violating the civil rights of George Floyd and a 14-year-old boy. On September 4, 2017, Chauvin repeatedly struck a black teenager in the head with his police-issued flashlight while pinning the teen […]

Former police chief pleads guilty to distributing child porn

Accused of sending child pornography on social media while in office, a former Montana police chief recently pleaded guilty to a federal charge of distribution of child pornography. In September 2020, a Lewis and Clark County Sheriff’s deputy, who is a member of the Montana Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, investigated a tip that Facebook Messenger had reported one of its accounts distributed child pornography to another account. The investigation determined that the […]

Trinidad and Tobago mother Cries in Pain and Pleads to People of the World After Loosing her Child

    The son of a well-known Trinidad pastor named Marva Peschier has died 1 day after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. The son of Marva Peschier got his shot on September 17th. He suffered a massive stroke later the same day. He was rushed to hospital but was pronounced dead on September 18th. On […]

Physician ‘Horribly Injured’ After Pfizer Vaccine Pleads With Top U.S. Public Health Officials for Help — and Gets None

09/23/21 In an exclusive interview with The Defender, Dr. Danice Hertz said people like her who have been seriously injured by COVID vaccines are being dismissed or ignored, and because health officials won’t research their injuries and potential treatments, they have nowhere to turn. By Megan Redshaw The Defender is experiencing censorship on many social channels. Be […]

Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to beating black teen

Convicted of murdering George Floyd in a state trial, former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin pleaded not guilty Thursday in a federal case accusing him of beating a black teenager with a flashlight before kneeling on his neck. On September 4, 2017, Chauvin allegedly grabbed a 14-year-old boy by the throat while repeatedly striking him […]

Former Amazon Employee Pleads Guilty to Involvement in Marketplace Fraud Ring

By Katherine Anne LongFrom The Seattle Times A former Amazon employee has pleaded guilty to involvement in a bribery scheme that helped some sellers on Amazon’s Marketplace platform for third-party merchants boost their sales and attack competitors. Rohit Kadimisetty, who after leaving Amazon in 2015 launched a consulting firm for third-party sellers, admitted Wednesday that he […]

Former California cop pleads guilty to bribery

Image Credit: FCCED Accused of accepting at least $14,000 in bribes from a gang member to escort drug shipments, a former California police officer pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to one count of bribery. In mid-2018, Montebello Police Officer Rudolph Petersen had dinner with a gang member and drug dealer who offered to put […]

Arizona man who wore horns in riot pleads guilty to felony

“I am very appreciative for the court’s willingness to have my mental vulnerabilities examined,” Chansley said before pleading guilty to a charge of obstructing an official proceeding. U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth is considering Chansley’s request to be released from jail while he awaits sentencing, which is set for Nov. 17. Chansley was among the […]

Ilhan Omar Pleads for U.S. to Take Afghan Refugees After 13 U.S. Servicemen Killed

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) begged the U.S. on Friday to take in Afghan refugees, detailing her plea in an op-ed published one day after suicide bombings killed 13 U.S. servicemen in Afghanistan. Dead bodies of Afghans are laid down on the ground at a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, a day after […]

Former Democratic Party Chair Pleads Guilty to Child Rape – Media Blackout

A former Democfratic Party Chair has pleaded guilty to raping an underage child in 2019, according to local reports. Former North Carolina Democratic Party county chairman, Daniel Ray Green, was sentenced to two years in prison after admitting to having sexual relations with a 14-year-old in 2019. Green had previously chaired the Catawba County Democratic […]

MMA Fighter Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Police Officer During Capitol Insurrection

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Man Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping, Killing Young Amish Woman

LANCASTER, Pa.—A man who led authorities to the remains of a young Amish woman in Pennsylvania pleaded guilty Friday to kidnapping and killing her. Justo Smoker, 35, pleaded guilty in Lancaster County to third-degree murder, kidnapping and other offenses in the death of 18-year-old Linda Stoltzfoos, who was last seen walking home from church in […]

Proud Boys Leader Enrique Tarrio Pleads Guilty to Burning BLM Sign and Related Firearms Charge

Henry “Enrique” Tarrio—the 37-year-old leader of the far-right Proud Boys hate group—pleaded guilty Monday to two charges stemming from the burning of a Black Lives Matter banner stolen from a Black church in Washington, D.C., this winter.  In ​the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, Tarrio pleaded guilty to destroying the banner as well […]

Former South African President’s Son Pleads: Loot ‘Responsibly’

Duduzane Zuma, the son of jailed former South African President Jacob Zuma, pleaded Wednesday with rioters and looters currently ransacking two provinces to behave “responsibly” as they went about their mayhem. South Africa’s Independent Online reports: Following the events in the aftermath of former president Jacob Zuma’s arrest, his son Duduzane has appeared in a […]

‘We Need Assistance’: Haiti’s Interim Leader Pleads For U.S. Troops

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti’s interim government said it asked the U.S. to deploy troops to protect key infrastructure as it tries to stabilize the country and prepare the way for elections in the aftermath of President Jovenel Moïse’s assassination. “We definitely need assistance and we’ve asked our international partners for help,” Interim Prime Minister […]

Marine Corps Major pleads not guilty to Capitol riot charges

Recorded on multiple videos attacking police officers during the Capitol riots on January 6, an active duty U.S. Marine officer recently pleaded not guilty to federal charges, including assault, obstruction, and violent entry on Capitol grounds. The Pentagon has confirmed that the officer remains on active duty despite facing criminal charges. Around 2:25 p.m. on […]

Biden Pleads With Public To Get Vaccinated Because Of The’Potentially Deadlier’ Delta Variant

President Biden is pleading with Americans who have not yet been vaccinated against Covid to do so as soon as possible. He cited the danger posed by the new delta variant saying it remains a serious and deadly threat” and claimed that that the new variant leaves unvaccinated people, especially the young, “even more vulnerable […]

IRS agent pleads guilty to identity theft and fraud

Initially charged in a 10-count indictment, including possession of a fake foreign passport, aggravated identity theft, making false statements during a background check, and wire fraud, a Special Agent with Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation recently pleaded guilty to wire fraud and aggravated identity theft after stealing the identity of an individual who had been […]

Missouri police officer pleads guilty after killing 4-year-old girl

Initially charged with involuntary manslaughter after fatally hitting a 4-year-old girl with her patrol vehicle, a Missouri police officer recently pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of careless and imprudent driving. On January 4, 2019, Columbia Police Officer Andria Heese entered the parking lot of Battle High School before attempting to drive her patrol vehicle […]

Chinese National Pleads Guilty in Boston for Smuggling Navy-Sensitive Products to Communist China

A Chinese American permanent resident admitted guilt in a Boston federal court on April 28 for illegally exporting hydrophones as well as other sensitive products and technology out of the United States to a Chinese university that has close ties with the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) military, said the U.S. Justice Department. The same day, […]

Long Island resident pleads guilty to attempting to join terror org.

A Long Island resident pleaded guilty to attempting to provide material support and resources to Islamic State (ISIS) and al-Nusrah Front terrorists, the US Justice Department announced in a statement.With the guilty plea, the resident, Elvis Redzepagic, 30, could face up to 20 years in prison.“Redzepagic, a Long Island resident, admitted that he attempted to […]

Jewish NYC councilman pleads guilty to tax fraud

Chaim Deutsch, a Brooklyn politician who chairs the Jewish Caucus of the New York City Council, pleaded guilty to tax fraud. Deutsch, a Democrat, filed a 2015 tax return that included “false and fraudulent information” related to outside income from his real estate management company, according to the US Attorney for the Southern District of […]

Leader of Neo-Nazi pleads guilty in trial for threatening journalists

The leader of the neo-Nazi group ‘Atomwaffen’, Cameron Shea, pled guilty on Wednesday for his charges of federal conspiracy and hate crime charges for threatening journalists who worked to expose antisemitism, according to a statement by the US attorney’s office.Shea’s group used an encrypted online chat to identify journalists who they wished to threaten for […]

Drone Whistleblower Charged With Violating Espionage Act Pleads Guilty

Daniel Hale, who blew the whistle on the United States government’s targeted assassination program that includes drones, pled guilty to transmitting and retaining “national defense information” in violation of the Espionage Act. The guilty plea by Hale makes him the first whistleblower to be convicted under the Espionage Act during President Joe Biden’s administration. A […]

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