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Pensacola, Florida: Gustavo Adolfo Pareja Extradited To Pensacola To Face Federal Charges
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Pensacola, Florida: Gustavo Adolfo Pareja Extradited To Pensacola To Face Federal Charges

Pensacola, Florida: Gustavo Adolfo Pareja Extradited To Pensacola To Face Federal Charges For His Role In An International Cocaine Importation Conspiracy (STL.News) – Gustavo Adolfo Pareja, 26, of Cali, Colombia, was extradited by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Florida last week as a result of an extensive investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration.  Pareja is charged with two federal drug trafficking conspiracy charges involving large amounts of cocaine that are alleged to have been imported into northern Florida. He made his initial appearance today at the U.S. Courthouse in Pensacola.  The extradition and charges were announced by Lawrence Keefe, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida. “This extradition clearly demonstrat...
Pensacola, Florida; Crew Member Robert Lester Odom Sentenced To 40 Months
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Pensacola, Florida; Crew Member Robert Lester Odom Sentenced To 40 Months

Pensacola, Florida; Crew Member Robert Lester Odom Sentenced To 40 Months In Federal Prison For Assault On The High Seas After Stabbing Ship’s Captain (STL.News) – Robert Lester Odom, 47, of Pensacola, Florida, was sentenced on Friday, September 25, to 40 months in federal prison after having pled guilty to the charge of assault with a dangerous weapon with intent to do bodily harm.  The sentence was announced by Lawrence Keefe, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida. “This vicious attack was made even more serious due to the vessel’s location, so far away from help,” said U.S. Attorney Keefe. “Reducing violent crime is a top priority for the Justice Department and our District, and as federal prosecutors we will continue to work with our law enforcement partners to h...
Foreign National Colin Fisher Arrested At Pensacola International Airport Pleads Guilty
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Foreign National Colin Fisher Arrested At Pensacola International Airport Pleads Guilty

Foreign National Colin Fisher Arrested At Pensacola International Airport Pleads Guilty To National Security Offenses (STL.News) – United States Attorney Lawrence Keefe, of the Northern District of Florida, today announced that Colin Fisher, a citizen of the United Kingdom, pleaded guilty to federal charges of violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (“IEEPA”) and attempted smuggling in relation to exporting power generating equipment to Iran.  Fisher was arrested by federal agents when he arrived in Pensacola from the United Arab Emirates earlier this month to consummate the illegal transaction and get equipment for a buyer in Iran. Fisher, 45, admitted in United States District Court in Pensacola that from October 1, 2017, to August 7, 2020, he worked to violate the Ira...
Pensacola Business Owner Gerald Mandel Ordered To Pay Over $72,000
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Pensacola Business Owner Gerald Mandel Ordered To Pay Over $72,000

Pensacola Business Owner Gerald Mandel Ordered To Pay Over $72,000 In Restitution And Fines For Defrauding The United States (STL.News) – United States Attorney Lawrence Keefe, of the Northern District of Florida, today announced that Pensacola business owner Gerald Mandel, 52, was sentenced to three years’ probation on federal charges of theft of government money and submitting false claims for overpayment to the United States.  Mandel, owner and operator of DLUX Printing, in Pensacola, filed approximately 9 fraudulent invoices to the Government Publishing Office (GPO), an agency of the United States, resulting in over $47,000 of fraudulent payments.  In addition to probation Mandel was ordered to pay full restitution as well as a $25,000 fine, for a total of $72,255.48. “Gerald Mandel t...
Pensacola Man Howell E. Camp Pleads Guilty To Possessing Firearms At Veterans Affairs Facility
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Pensacola Man Howell E. Camp Pleads Guilty To Possessing Firearms At Veterans Affairs Facility

(STL.News) – United States Attorney Lawrence Keefe, of the Northern District of Florida, yesterday announced that Pensacola resident Howell E. Camp, 58, pled guilty to carrying a concealed firearm and possession of firearms on federal property, stemming from a May 6 incident at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Joint Ambulatory Care Clinic in Pensacola.  Camp admitted that he illegally possessed a 5.56 millimeter Del-Ton Incorporated rifle and a 9 millimeter Smith & Wesson pistol while at the federal facility. Camp admitted that he became agitated while waiting for a prescription to be filled by the clinic, and left the federal facility to retrieve multiple firearms from his residence.  When he returned, Camp approached the clinic doors armed with his rifle, which was loaded wit...
Timothy J. Smith Sentenced To Federal Prison For Stealing Trade Secrets
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Timothy J. Smith Sentenced To Federal Prison For Stealing Trade Secrets

Timothy J. Smith Sentenced To Federal Prison For Stealing Trade Secrets And Online Extortion Of Pensacola Company (STL.News) – Timothy J. Smith, 43, of Mobile, Alabama, was sentenced to 18 months’ imprisonment late Wednesday afternoon in the United States District Court in Pensacola on charges of theft of trade secrets and interstate extortionate communications.  Lawrence Keefe, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, announced the sentencing today. During the trial, a jury received evidence that Smith was a software engineer in Mobile, Alabama. StrikeLines, the victim in the case, is a Pensacola based company that uses commercial side scan sonar equipment to locate fishing reefs in the Gulf of Mexico and sells the coordinates using an interactive map on their website...