Posts Tagged ‘pleads’

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 […]

Israel pleads the fifth: What the press is saying after another indecisive vote

1. The after-math: Had Israel gone through four nearly consecutive elections but learned a valuable lesson about the unreliability of opinion surveys and exit polls, it may have been worth it. Alas, memory is a cruel mistress, so it was as voting drew to a close Tuesday night that TV channels started pumping up viewers […]

Prison guard pleads guilty to beating handcuffed inmate to death

Image Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections, via Associated Press Charged with assaulting a handcuffed inmate and subsequently covering up the fatal attack, a sergeant at Western Illinois Correctional Center recently pleaded guilty to two counts of civil rights violations and one count of providing misleading information. Two other correctional officers involved in the assault have […]

UNICEF boss pleads for an extra $1 BILLION in funding to support global Covid-19 vaccine rollout

The executive director of UNICEF has said the agency needs a further $1 billion of funding to ensure it can supply Covid-19 vaccines through the COVAX program and support healthcare systems in the world’s poorest nations. “We have been asking the world for more funding … for UNICEF and our distribution to countries, we still […]

NJ man pleads guilty after planning modern-day ‘Kristallnacht’

Richard Tobin, a 19-year-old from New Jersey, pleaded guilty to conspiring to vandalize synagogues and property belonging to Jewish and Black people with the goal of intimidating them, Newsweek reported Friday. Tobin had previously confessed to driving to a New Jersey mall with a machete that he planned to use to kill Black shoppers. He […]

Democrat Mayor of Texas Border City Pleads With Biden to Stop Releasing Illegals

The Democrat mayor of a Texas border city is pleading with President Biden to stop releasing illegal immigrants into his city. Bruno Lozano, the mayor of Del Rio, posted his open letter to Biden on the city’s YouTube channel. “I am pleading and requesting with you to please put a halt to any measures regarding […]

Netanyahu Formally Pleads Not Guilty In 2nd Court Appearance Of Corruption Trial

Under heavy security and after several delays due to the coronavirus lockdown, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived Monday morning at the Jerusalem District Court for a much-anticipated hearing in his corruption trial, focusing on his and other defendants’ response to the indictments and kicking off the intensified evidentiary phase of the trial. After formally denying […]

Netanyahu Receives Day in Court, Pleads Not Guilty

(The Media Line) — Jerusalem’s district courthouse, normally a quiet, rather forgotten building on a side street near the capital’s city center, was jam-packed early Monday morning as hundreds of protesters, bodyguards, reporters, and lawyers, along with one lone prime minister, arrived at the court steps. Binyamin Netanyahu, Israel’s longest-serving prime minister, currently running for […]

Netanyahu pleads not guilty at final pretrial hearing in Jerusalem

Browse > Home / News / Netanyahu pleads not guilty at final pretrial hearing in Jerusalem February 9, 2021 by JNS Read on for article The Jerusalem District Court on Sunday resumed proceedings in the corruption trial against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Jerusalem District Court for a […]

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Pleads Not Guilty As Corruption Trial Resumes

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pleaded not guilty on Monday as his trial on corruption charges resumed in a Jerusalem courtroom just weeks before national elections in which he hopes to extend his 12-year rule. Netanyahu was indicted last year for fraud, breach of trust and accepting bribes in three separate cases. […]

PODCAST: Yad Vashem head pleads for truth to be sole guide in Holocaust research

This week on Times Will Tell, the weekly podcast from The Times of Israel, we join the global community in honoring and remembering the six million souls lost in Hitler’s genocide as the world marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day. For this special episode, we speak with Avner Shalev, the outgoing head of Yad Vashem, Israel’s […]

Netanyahu says Israel may need to extend lockdown, pleads with Haredim to comply

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday that Israel will likely need to extend its current lockdown restrictions, despite its successful vaccination campaign. Visiting a vaccination center in Beit Shemesh with Health Minister Yuli Edelstein, Netanyahu said, “We may need another short, limited period of restrictions. In any event, we will not extend the lockdown […]

Former sheriff’s lieutenant pleads guilty to stealing $30K

Targeted in an undercover FBI sting, a former Arkansas sheriff’s lieutenant recently pleaded guilty to stealing more than $30,000 in cash. After receiving information that Green County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Allen Scott Pillow might be abusing his authority, FBI agents conducted a ruse narcotics investigation and sought Lt. Pillow’s help with the investigation. On November 4, 2019, […]

Teen Who Confessed to Killing Mother Over Bad Grades, Burying Body at Church Pleads Guilty

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. (Graham Media Group) – A teenage boy accused of murdering his mother in 2018 pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges related to her death. Gregory Ramos was 15 years old when he confessed to killing his mother and burying her body nearly […]

Former police officer pleads guilty to federal extortion

Accused of accepting cash payments in lieu of issuing traffic tickets during two separate routine stops, a former Mississippi police officer recently pleaded guilty to one count of federal extortion under color of official right. In April 2020, Meridian Police Officer Royric “Roy” Benamon pulled over at least two drivers at night on separate occasions […]

Sweden pleads for life of Iranian physician, charged as spy for Israel

The Swedish foreign minister pleaded with Iran to spare the life of a Swedish-Iranian physician who was convicted on charges that he was spying for Israel, saying they were trumped up. “Sweden condemns the death penalty and is working to ensure that the verdict against Ahmadreza Djalali is not enforced,” Ann Linde said Tuesday on […]

Illegal Alien Avoids Death Penalty, Pleads Guilty to Murdering Ron Singh

An illegal alien gang member has pleaded guilty to murdering 33-year-old Newman, California, police officer Ronil Singh in December 2018 and will thus avoid the death penalty. The day after Christmas in 2018, Singh pulled Gustavo Perez Arriaga over on suspicion of drunk driving. That is when police say Perez Arriaga, an illegal alien from Mexico, shot […]

Correctional officer pleads guilty to assaulting handcuffed inmate

Accused of repeatedly punching a handcuffed and compliant inmate, a Georgia correctional officer recently pleaded guilty to one count of using excessive force against an inmate. On December 29, 2018, Brian Ford, a correctional officer at the Valdosta State Prison (VSP) in Valdosta, Georgia, and other prison officials escorted the handcuffed inmate to an outdoor […]

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