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  1. Independence, Missouri Man Sentenced for Meth ConspiracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | Kansas City InfoZine

    On Dec. 15, 2016, Winters pleaded guilty to participating in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, one count of distributing methamphetamine, one count of possessing methamphetamine with the intent to distribute, and one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm. According to court documents, Winters sold an ounce of methamphetamine for $1,400 in a controlled drug buy on Jan. 12, 2016.

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  2. Two More Plead Guilty in Online Ads for Escorts Robbery VictimsRead the original story

    Thursday May 4 | Kansas City InfoZine

    A Sugar Creek, MO woman and an Independence, MO man pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to their roles in a conspiracy to use online escort and massage ads to lure robbery victims. Kansas City, Mo - infoZine - Nicole L. Covey, 34, of Sugar Creek, and Devon Davis-Aumua, 22, of Independence, pleaded guilty in separate appearances before U.S. Chief District Judge Greg Kays to the robbery conspiracy.

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  3. Independence, Missouri Man Pleads Guilty to Attracting Robbery...Read the original story

    Wednesday May 3 | Kansas City InfoZine

    By pleading guilty, Harrison admitted that he participated in the conspiracy to commit robbery from April 1, 2015, to June 7, 2016. Conspirators used several websites to make connections with their victims and arrange meetings at local hotels, residences and apartments.

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  4. Owner of Independence Clinic Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud SchemeRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2017 | Kansas City InfoZine

    The owner of an Independence, MO medical clinic pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to his role in a fraud scheme that involved disability examinations of veterans and to making false statements regarding his role in the physical examinations of commercial truck drivers. Kansas City, MO - infoZine - David L. Biersmith, 80, of Kansas City, waived his right to a grand jury and pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs to a federal information that charges him with one count of health care fraud and one count of making false statements to a federal agency.

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  5. Kansas City Area Man Charged with Four Bank RobberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Holmes remains in federal custody pending a detention hearing on Thursday, April 20, 2017. According to an affidavit filed in support of the criminal complaint, Holmes entered Central Bank of Kansas City, 2301 Independence Ave., Kansas City, MO at about 1 p.m. on Nov. 16, 2016.

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  6. Atf NRT Activated to Investigate Lake City Army Ammunition Plant ExplosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Kansas City InfoZine

    The National Response Team of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives arrived on-scene Wednesday to join agents from the Kansas City Field Division to investigate the fatal explosion that happened early Tuesday afternoon at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant. Independence, MO - infoZine - The explosion killed one plant employee and caused significant damage to a production area.

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  7. Independence, Missouri Woman Sentenced for Murder-for-hire SchemeRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2017 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Owen has been in federal custody without bail since her arrest on June 18, 2015. Owen, who pleaded guilty on Sept.

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  8. Raytown Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing from Two ChurchesRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2017 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Nativity of Mary Townley admitted that he engaged in a scheme to defraud Nativity of Mary church and school in Independence, MO from 2007 through 2013. Townley was employed by the Nativity of Mary church and school as the business manager from December 2006 through June 2013.

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  9. Former Kansas City Physician Pleads Guilty to Health Care FraudRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Williamson was a medical consultant at Industrial Medical Center during various periods beginning at least as early as 2013 through at least March 2015. IMC was a medical clinic in Independence, Mo.; among other things, it was a drug and DNA testing center, had contracts with various entities to provide medical services to patients, and provided drug testing and physical examinations for drivers of commercial motor vehicles.

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  10. Two Kansas City Men Indicted for Robberies, Illegal FirearmRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | Kansas City InfoZine

    The indictment replaces a federal criminal complaint that was filed against Pruitt and House on Dec. 22, 2016. The federal indictment contains the original charge of being felons in possession of a firearm, and includes an additional count of conspiracy to commit robbery and an additional count of aiding and abetting one another in the use of a firearm during a violent crime.

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  11. Independence, Missouri Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Child PornRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | Kansas City InfoZine

    By pleading guilty, Jackson admitted that he sent images of child pornography to a 16-year-old female in Illinois. According to today's plea agreement, an aunt discovered the images on her niece's cell phone and made a report to the Schuyler County, IL Sheriff's Department.

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  12. Two Men Charged Following Independence Police Chase, CollisionRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2016 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Pruitt and House remain in federal custody pending a detention hearing, which has not yet been scheduled. Thursday's federal criminal complaint charges Pruitt and House with being felons in possession of a firearm.

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  13. Kansas City Woman Sentenced for Pharmacy RobberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Kansas City InfoZine

    On May 23, 2016, Bradbury pleaded guilty to participating in a conspiracy to distribute Oxycodone and to participating in a conspiracy to commit robbery. Bradbury admitted that she was involved with others in passing numerous fraudulent prescriptions for oxycodone from May 1, 2013, to July 16, 2015, and either using or distributing those pills for money.

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  14. Lee's Summit Woman Sentenced for Oxycodone ConspiracyRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2016 | Kansas City InfoZine

    On May 18, 2016, Alley pleaded guilty to participating in a conspiracy to distribute oxycodone that began in January 2010 and lasted until she was indicted on July 28, 2015. According to court documents, Alley was involved in a large scale, wide ranging drug conspiracy to obtain oxycodone by way of fraud, then use or sell those fraudulently-obtained pills to further support their drug habits.

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  15. Independence Woman Pleads Guilty to Murder-for-hire SchemeRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2016 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Owen has been in federal custody without bail since her arrest on June 18, 2015. By pleading guilty, Owen admitted that she had contact with two separate individuals via telephone and offered them money to kill a person identified in court documents as "B.H." Owen spoke with an acquaintance and later with an undercover police officer to discuss the murder of B.H. Owen also admitted that she met with an undercover officer in Independence on June 10 and 11, 2015.

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  16. Independence Man Sentenced for Receiving Undeserved Veterans BenefitsRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2016 | Kansas City InfoZine

    The court also ordered Smith to pay $234,461 in restitution, which includes payments to additional agencies that were victimized by Smith when he engaged in similar criminal conduct in Maryland, Georgia and Florida. On Feb. 3, 2016, Smith pleaded guilty to one count of violating the False Claims Act and one count of student loan fraud.

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  17. Third Man Indicted for Missouri Armed Robbery ConspiracyRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2016 | Kansas City InfoZine

    A third man has been indicted for his role in a conspiracy that included at least 10 armed robberies, culminating in the armed robbery of a Walgreens in Blue Springs, MO, which resulted in a fourth suspect being fatally shot by law enforcement officers. Kansas City, MO - infoZine - Shannon R. Thomas, 26, of Shawnee, KS, and Deonte J. Collins-Abbott, 21, and Parrise K. Black, also known as "Kilo," 24, both of Grandview, MO, were charged in a 22-count superseding indictment returned under seal by a federal grand jury in Kansas City, MO, on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016.

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  18. Independence Man Sentenced for Illegally Possessing Stolen RiflesRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2016 | Kansas City InfoZine

    James was sentenced as an armed career criminal due to his prior felony convictions. On March 14, 2016, James pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of firearms.

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