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04/22/2014
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
William Zimmerman was also sentenced to 10 years of supervised release following his prison sentence. He also will be required to continue to register as a sex offender in any jurisdiction in which he lives, works, or attends school.
10/10/2012
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
David Gellad, 44, of Rosemere, Quebec, pleaded guilty at a hearing in the United States District Court, District of Delaware. Charles M. Oberly, III, United States Attorney for the District of Delaware, announced Gellad's guilty plea.
08/27/2015
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
Sean Mooney served as a senior airman stationed at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, when he was arrested by HSI special agents with assistance from OSI officials in January 2014 for charges of enticing a minor and transporting child pornography.
09/18/2013
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
According to court documents, the CNCPO executed a search warrant on a child pornography website server and identified more than 900 United States-based users of the website. The CNCPO provided the identities of these users to HSI. Jason Jay Mills, 36, of Wilmington, was identified as on those users. HSI conducted similar investigations of the identified individuals across the United States.
08/03/2011
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
Harold Love Springer of Wilmington, Del. was identified during an online investigation into a computer network devoted to trading images of child pornography. This case was investigated by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). An undercover HSI agent observed approximately 2,000 files depicting child pornography that Springer...
05/16/2018
Williston, VT
Enforcement and Removal
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The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Law Enforcement Support Center Operations Unit Mentoring Team recently received the Excellence in Government Award from the Vermont Federal Executive Association.

01/18/2012
Williston, VT
Operational
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A human smuggling ring was underway in Austin, Texas. The victims were illegal aliens, taken from their home country without their consent. Human smugglers were holding them ransom until family members paid exorbitant smuggling fees.
10/19/2011
Williston, VT
Financial Crimes
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In August 2009, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) established the National Bulk Cash Smuggling Center (BCSC) in Williston, Vt. The BCSC operates around the clock to help ICE agents and their law enforcement partners identify, investigate and disrupt criminal organizations profiting from financial crime.
07/18/2017
Williston, VT
Operational
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The unassuming office in Williston, Vermont, supports enforcement of the nation’s immigration laws and plays an important role in the identification of criminal aliens.

12/04/2012
Williston, VT
Operational
In Williston, Vt., men and women from the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Tip Line Unit at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are on duty 24/7, 365 days year, receiving tips and quickly routing them to where they need to go.
12/12/2011
Williston, VT
Financial Crimes
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Government officials announced today that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) National Bulk Cash Smuggling Center (BCSC) has expanded its operations center to enhance efforts to combat bulk cash smuggling.
03/12/2013
Williamsport, PA
Worksite Enforcement
GPX/GXP USA (GPX), a seismic surveying company based in Sealy, Texas, pleaded guilty Tuesday to harboring and transporting illegal aliens. The guilty plea is the result of an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
11/26/2012
Wilbraham, MA
Worksite Enforcement
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Classic Site Solutions is a general contractor specializing in site developments, site security, building restoration and green construction.
06/17/2011
Wichita Falls, TX
Intellectual Property Rights and Commercial Fraud
James Clayton Baxter, 28, infringed the copyrighted works of Adobe Systems Inc. by reproducing copies of their software for his financial gain. The Wichita Falls Police Department (WFPD) had previously dealt with Baxter selling infringing software in a 2004 investigation of him for credit card abuse.
07/21/2015
Wichita Falls, TX
Child Exploitation
Ryan Anthony Winner of Olney, Texas, 33, was arrested July 20 and made his initial appearance Tuesday in federal court in Wichita Falls, Texas, where U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert K. Roach ordered that he remain in federal custody pending a probable cause and detention hearing set for July 28.
07/17/2017
Wichita Falls, TX
Narcotics

U.S. District Judge Reed C. O’Connor sentenced Juan Leonardo Tello, 50, of Dallas, Texas, to 180 months in federal prison. In May 2017, Judge O’Connor sentenced the following three co-defendants to federal prison sentences for their roles in this methamphetamine trafficking conspiracy: Jackie Eugene Clayton, 38, to 235 months in federal prison; Juan Carlos Lopez, 53, to 100 months in federal prison; and Rudy Roman Ramirez, 45, to 135 months.

04/12/2011
Wichita Falls, TX
Child Exploitation
William L. Ferguson, 38, of Burkburnett, Texas, pleaded guilty in November 2010 to one count of possessing child pornography. Judge O'Connor also ordered that Ferguson, who was taken into custody following the sentencing hearing, register as a sex offender and serve a lifetime of supervised release.
02/28/2012
Wichita Falls, TX
Intellectual Property Rights and Commercial Fraud
A local man was sentenced on Tuesday to nearly five years in federal prison, and ordered to pay $402,417 in restitution, following his June 2011 guilty plea on copyright infringement, announced U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldana of the Northern District of Texas.
01/04/2016
Wichita Falls, TX
Child Exploitation
Ryan Anthony Winner, 34, of Olney, Texas, has been in custody since his arrest in July 2015 on a related federal complaint.
01/27/2016
Wichita, KS
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
Ping Liu, 44, of Wichita, Kansas, pleaded guilty to one count of attempted coercion and enticement to prostitution. Liu was also ordered to serve five years’ probation.
02/18/2016
Wichita, KS
Child Exploitation
Andrew Clint McDaniels, 30, of Hugoton, Kansas, pleaded guilty to one count of producing child pornography and one count of distributing child pornography.
08/30/2019
Wichita, KS
Child Exploitation
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After his arrest in November 2018, a second search revealed Daniel Eric Merida, 35, El Dorado, Kansas, had used online storage to transport more child pornography, and he was in possession of more child pornography on his phone.

12/19/2016
Wichita, KS
Enforcement and Removal

A Mexican woman was sentenced in federal court Monday to time served for unlawfully possessing a firearm connected to a Kansas homicide.

11/12/2015
Wichita, KS
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
Ping Liu, 43, of Wichita, pleaded guilty to one count of attempted coercion and enticement to prostitution.
10/29/2013
Wichita, KS
Intellectual Property Rights and Commercial Fraud
Glenda Sue Morgan pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to trafficking in counterfeit goods.

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