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Ute Mountain Ute Man Found Guilty Of Violent Sexual And Physical Assault of Wife Following Week-Long Jury Trial

DURANGO – United States Attorney Jason R. Dunn announced that David Sidney Wells, age 43, of Towaoc, Colorado, was found guilty last week of federal sexual and physical assault charges following a week-long jury trial. Wells appeared at trial in custody and was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service at the trial’s conclusion. The FBI and the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) joined in today’s announcement.

Con-Man Sentenced To 63 More Months In Federal Prison After Stealing Over $1,000,000 From Friends And Family

DENVER – United States Attorney Jason R. Dunn announced that Anthony Bueno, age 45, of Brighton, Colorado, was sentenced to serve 63 months in federal prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release for conspiring with this girlfriend to launder over $1,000,000 taken from friends and family through two separate wire fraud schemes. He was also ordered to pay $1,301,829.16 in restitution to the victims of his crime. This federal prison sentence is consecutive to the 30-month federal prison sentence imposed on the defendant two weeks ago for his role in a separate bribery scheme.

Colorado Springs Man Convicted of Bank Fraud

DENVER – United States Attorney Jason R. Dunn announced that Jack V. Smalley, age 70, of Colorado Springs was found guilty following a four-day jury trial for bank fraud related to a mortgage application with the Navy Federal Credit Union.  The Department of Defense Criminal Investigative Service, the Internal Revenue Service--Criminal Investigations, and the Air Force Office of Special Investigations join in this announcement.

Two Immigrants, A Pastor, And An Army Sergeant Convicted For Marriage/Immigration Scheme

DENVER – United States Attorney Jason R. Dunn today announced that four defendants, Rajesh Ramcharan, age 45, Diann Ramcharan, age 37, Sergeant Galima Murry, age 31, and Pastor Ken Harvell, age 60, have been found guilty following a nine-day jury trial for conspiracy to commit marriage fraud and making false statements regarding that fraud to the government. The jury announced the guilty verdicts yesterday, January 16, 2020, after approximately three hours of deliberation. No sentencing date has yet been set. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), U.S.

Businessman Sentenced To Two-And-A-Half Years Imprisonment For Conspiring To Bribe Veterans Affairs Official

DENVER – United States Attorney Jason R. Dunn announced today that Anthony Bueno, age 45, was sentenced to serve 30 months in federal prison followed by 3 years of supervised release for his role in a conspiracy to bribe a VA official so that clients of his company would gain an unfair advantage in the VA contracting process.  Bueno was remanded into custody immediately after the sentencing hearing.  The FBI’s Denver Field Office and the Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General, Criminal Investigations Division, Central Field Office joined in today’s announcement.

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DENVER – Following a year-long investigation, thirteen Montrose residents were indicted by a federal grand jury in Denver and charged with the drug distribution crimes.  State officers, county sheriff deputies and the DEA then arrested eleven of the indicted individuals.  The announcement was made by United States Attorney Jason R.

U.S. Attorney, DEA, Montrose County Sheriff and Montrose Police Chief Announce Major Drug Enforcement Action

DENVER – Following a year-long investigation, thirteen Montrose residents were indicted by a federal grand jury in Denver and charged with the drug distribution crimes.  State officers, county sheriff deputies and the DEA then arrested eleven of the indicted individuals.  The announcement was made by United States Attorney Jason R.

What Grants Can Do

Thanks to the efforts of the State Legislature and the Colorado Department of Public Safety (DPS), Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM), round one of the Law Enforcement Public Safety and Criminal Justice Sharing Grant Program(LEPIS)  became a reality.