ICE Headline News Feed by State - Nevada https://www.ice.gov/ en Copyright 2020 Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:58:24 -0400 2 Nevada men charged with defrauding victims out of $3.3 million in home rental scheme https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/2-nevada-men-charged-defrauding-victims-out-33-million-home-rental-scheme According to allegations in court documents, from about March 2018 until about September 2019, Norbert Ozemena Ikwuegbundo, 28, and Omniyi Jonathan Omotere, 35, both citizens of Nigeria, and others, engaged in the fraudulent scheme. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/2-nevada-men-charged-defrauding-victims-out-33-million-home-rental-scheme Thu, 09/09/2021 - 14:44 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Nevada HSI, partners seize over $13 million in counterfeit designer merchandise https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/hsi-partners-seize-over-13-million-counterfeit-designer-merchandise On Aug. 3, HSI special agents seized 12,688 pieces of counterfeit merchandise valued at $13,479,402, an Apple computer, an external hard drive, catalogs listing counterfeit merchandise for sale, and numerous business documents. HSI, partners seize over $13 million in counterfeit designer merchandise , HSI, partners seize over $13 million in counterfeit designer merchandise , HSI, partners seize over $13 million in counterfeit designer merchandise https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/hsi-partners-seize-over-13-million-counterfeit-designer-merchandise Thu, 08/19/2021 - 15:17 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Nevada ICE HSI investigation results in previously convicted felon being sentenced for selling methamphetamine https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-hsi-investigation-results-previously-convicted-felon-being-sentenced-selling Kenneth Hall, 38, a previously convicted felon, sold a total of 383.6 grams of methamphetamine in Henderson and Las Vegas between March 6, 2018, and April 3, 2018. According to court documents, the April 3, drug sale, Hall showed and offered to sell a handgun to the buyer. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-hsi-investigation-results-previously-convicted-felon-being-sentenced-selling Tue, 07/20/2021 - 09:08 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Nevada Belizean national sentenced for using counterfeit immigration, Social Security cards at Nevada DMV https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/belizean-national-sentenced-using-counterfeit-immigration-social-security-cards According to court documents, on Oct. 1, 2020, Rickon Amyon Wade, aka “Ricky Wade,” 35, attempted to obtain a Nevada “Real ID” identification card at a DMV office in Henderson, Nevada, by presenting counterfeit U.S. Permanent Resident and Social Security cards. Wade presented the cards – bearing his name and a Social Security number not assigned to him – as identification. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/belizean-national-sentenced-using-counterfeit-immigration-social-security-cards Fri, 07/02/2021 - 13:51 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Nevada Las Vegas man indicted for distributing fentanyl resulting in death https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/las-vegas-man-indicted-distributing-fentanyl-resulting-death Gabriel Ulloa, 29, distributed fentanyl to the 27-year-old victim, who believed he was buying oxycodone pills from Ulloa, according to the indictment and allegations made at the initial court appearance. The victim died as a result of ingesting the drugs. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/las-vegas-man-indicted-distributing-fentanyl-resulting-death Mon, 06/28/2021 - 14:28 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Nevada Arizona man sentenced to 20 years following multi-agency drug investigation https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/arizona-man-sentenced-20-years-following-multi-agency-drug-investigation Jesus Camacho-Luque, 31, of Arizona, was sentenced by the Washoe County District Court after pleading guilty in April. Based on the sentenced received, Camacho-Luque must serve a minimum of seven years in prison before he is eligible for parole. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/arizona-man-sentenced-20-years-following-multi-agency-drug-investigation Wed, 06/02/2021 - 10:29 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Nevada Reno man indicted for receiving, possessing child pornography https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/reno-man-indicted-receiving-possessing-child-pornography According to court documents, beginning on or about April 24, 2018, Ryan Thomas Eley, 24, received and possessed USB flash drives, an external hard drive, and a cell phone that contained images of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/reno-man-indicted-receiving-possessing-child-pornography Thu, 04/22/2021 - 14:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Nevada 3 Nevada men indicted on fentanyl distribution charges https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/3-nevada-men-indicted-fentanyl-distribution-charges Jesse Arevalo, aka “Kay,” 30, and Francisco Navarro-Delgado, 32, are each charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute fentanyl, cocaine and heroin, and one count of maintaining drug involved premises. Arevalo is also charged with five counts of possession with intent to distribute controlled substances. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/3-nevada-men-indicted-fentanyl-distribution-charges Thu, 04/15/2021 - 14:09 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Nevada ICE Nevada arrests MS-13 member wanted in El Salvador https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-nevada-arrests-ms-13-member-wanted-el-salvador Diego Antonio Ayala-Benitez, 24, is a known or suspected member of the transnational criminal street organization known as Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13). He is wanted in El Salvador on gang participation charges related to extortion, purchasing firearms and for involvement in armed robbery. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-nevada-arrests-ms-13-member-wanted-el-salvador Thu, 04/15/2021 - 09:39 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Nevada Foreign nationals sentenced for roles in transnational cybercrime following an HSI Las Vegas investigation https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/foreign-nationals-sentenced-roles-transnational-cybercrime-following-hsi-las-vegas Sergey Medvedev, aka “Stells,” “segmed,” and “serjbear,” 33, of Russia, pleaded guilty in the District of Nevada to one count of racketeering conspiracy in June 2020, and was sentenced today to 10 years in prison. Marko Leopard, aka “Leopardmk,” 31, of North Macedonia, pleaded guilty in the District of Nevada to one count of racketeering conspiracy in November 2019 and was sentenced today to five years in prison. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/foreign-nationals-sentenced-roles-transnational-cybercrime-following-hsi-las-vegas Fri, 03/19/2021 - 17:37 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Nevada Las Vegas predator sentenced to prison for producing child sexual abuse images following an HSI investigation https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/las-vegas-predator-sentenced-prison-producing-child-sexual-abuse-images-following-hsi As the result of a probe by Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Las Vegas, assisted by the Northern Nevada Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, Eric Blair McCartt, aka Aeryne McCartt, 37, of Reno, pleaded guilty in Jan. 2019, to producing child pornography. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/las-vegas-predator-sentenced-prison-producing-child-sexual-abuse-images-following-hsi Wed, 03/17/2021 - 11:14 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Nevada Belizean national and aggravated felon convicted of using fraudulent immigration and social security cards at Nevada DMV https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/belizean-national-and-aggravated-felon-convicted-using-fraudulent-immigration-and After a four-day jury trial, Rickon Amyon Wade, aka “Ricky Wade,” 35, was found guilty of one count of Fraud and Misuse of Visas, Permits and Documents, and one count of Misuse of a Social Security Number. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/belizean-national-and-aggravated-felon-convicted-using-fraudulent-immigration-and Thu, 03/11/2021 - 14:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Nevada Las Vegas law enforcement arrest Salvadoran MS-13 gang member wanted in home country for aggravated murder https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/las-vegas-law-enforcement-arrest-salvadoran-ms-13-gang-member-wanted-home-country Noe Victelio Rivera-Batres, aka “Colocho”, 50, is a known or suspected member of the transnational criminal street organization known as Mara Salvatrucha or “MS-13”. Rivera illegally entered the United States in June 2018 near McAllen, Texas, and was issued a Notice and Order of Expedited Removal by the U.S. Border Patrol on June 12, 2018. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/las-vegas-law-enforcement-arrest-salvadoran-ms-13-gang-member-wanted-home-country Wed, 03/03/2021 - 17:39 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Nevada ICE investigation leads to 51-month federal prison sentence for convicted alien felon previously deported 7 times from US https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-investigation-leads-51-month-federal-prison-sentence-convicted-alien-felon Josue Garcia-Rodriguez, also known as “Juan Pablo Mungia-Garcia” and “Josue Garcia Chapo,” 25, of Mexico, was sentenced to 51 months in prison by U.S. District Judge James C. Mahan. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-investigation-leads-51-month-federal-prison-sentence-convicted-alien-felon Fri, 11/20/2020 - 12:02 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Nevada ICE, local law enforcement investigate Las Vegas man on child sexual exploitation, man sentenced to 35 years https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-local-law-enforcement-investigate-las-vegas-man-child-sexual-exploitation-man Andres Rafael Viola, 36, an Argentine citizen residing in Las Vegas, pleaded guilty in February 2020 to sexual exploitation of children and possession of child pornography. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-local-law-enforcement-investigate-las-vegas-man-child-sexual-exploitation-man Wed, 09/16/2020 - 15:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Nevada ICE indicts Las Vegas man for illegal possession of 3-D printed Glock switches and firearm suppressors https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-indicts-las-vegas-man-illegal-possession-3-d-printed-glock-switches-and-firearm Justin Pham, 30, of Las Vegas, was charged with one count of illegal possession of a machine gun and two counts of possession of a firearm not registered in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-indicts-las-vegas-man-illegal-possession-3-d-printed-glock-switches-and-firearm Fri, 09/04/2020 - 16:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Nevada Malware author pleads guilty for role in transnational cybercrime organization responsible for more than $568 million in losses https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/malware-author-pleads-guilty-role-transnational-cybercrime-organization-responsible Valerian Chiochiu, aka “Onassis,” “Flagler,” “Socrate,” and “Eclessiastes,” 30, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court Judge James C. Mahan in the District of Nevada. Chiochiu is a national of the Republic of Moldova, but resided in the United States during the period of the conspiracy. His plea came just over a month after the co-founder and administrator of Infraud, Sergey Medvedev of Russia, separately pleaded guilty June 26. Sentencing for Chiochiu has been scheduled for Dec. 11. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/malware-author-pleads-guilty-role-transnational-cybercrime-organization-responsible Fri, 07/31/2020 - 17:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Nevada Man sentenced to prison for third illegal entry into the US https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/man-sentenced-prison-third-illegal-entry-us Pedro Morales-Carrillo, 32, a native and citizen of Mexico, known by law enforcement to use at least four aliases, pleaded guilty in March to one count of being a deported alien found in the United States. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/man-sentenced-prison-third-illegal-entry-us Tue, 07/21/2020 - 06:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Nevada HSI-led MS-13 takedown announced by White House: Gang members included national MS-13 leadership, indictments for firearms, drug distribution, "Kingpin" statute, other offenses https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/hsi-led-ms-13-takedown-announced-white-house-gang-members-included-national-ms-13 During the operation, HSI seized five pounds of methamphetamine, $28,000 in cash, 14 firearms (9 long arms and five handguns), and six suppressors. HSI-led MS-13 takedown announced by White House: Gang members included national MS-13 leadership, indictments for firearms, drug distribution, "Kingpin" statute, other offenses https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/hsi-led-ms-13-takedown-announced-white-house-gang-members-included-national-ms-13 Wed, 07/15/2020 - 15:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Nevada Russian national pleads guilty for role in transnational cybercrime organization responsible for more than $568 million in losses https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/russian-national-pleads-guilty-role-transnational-cybercrime-organization-responsible Infraud was an Internet-based cybercriminal enterprise engaged in the large-scale acquisition, sale, and dissemination of stolen identities, compromised debit and credit cards, personally identifiable information, financial and banking information, computer malware, and other contraband. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/russian-national-pleads-guilty-role-transnational-cybercrime-organization-responsible Mon, 06/29/2020 - 14:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Nevada Unregistered, convicted sex-offender living in Reno arrested by ICE https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/unregistered-convicted-sex-offender-living-reno-arrested-ice Demetrio Lopez-Pena was convicted of rape by force and sodomy by force by the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego in 1982 and received an aggregated sentence of twelve years. His other convictions include a 1979 DUI conviction, and a 2010 conviction for failure to register as a sex offender and DUI, where he was sentence to 32 months prison. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/unregistered-convicted-sex-offender-living-reno-arrested-ice Fri, 03/13/2020 - 16:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Nevada Argentinian man pleads guilty to sexual exploitation and distribution of child pornography over the darkweb https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/argentinian-man-pleads-guilty-sexual-exploitation-and-distribution-child-pornography According to court documents, in May 2019, Yahoo, Inc. reported to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that one of its users received 14 images of child pornography from Viola, who was using the darkweb Tor network to distribute child pornography. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/argentinian-man-pleads-guilty-sexual-exploitation-and-distribution-child-pornography Fri, 02/21/2020 - 15:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Nevada Reno man sentenced to prison for possession of nearly 2,200 images and videos of child pornography https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/reno-man-sentenced-prison-possession-nearly-2200-images-and-videos-child-pornography Randall Linscheid, of Reno, pleaded guilty Oct. 3, 2019, to one count of possession of child pornography. Chief U.S. District Judge Miranda M. Du presided over the sentencing. In addition to the term of imprisonment followed by lifetime of supervised release, Linscheid must register as a sex offender under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA). https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/reno-man-sentenced-prison-possession-nearly-2200-images-and-videos-child-pornography Tue, 02/18/2020 - 09:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Nevada Fugitive wanted for child pornography apprehended in Reno; ICE HSI investigation led to conviction https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/fugitive-wanted-child-pornography-apprehended-reno-ice-hsi-investigation-led On December 12, 2019, the United States District Court, District of Nevada, issued a federal arrest warrant for Joseph George Terrone, Jr. for the charges of receipt of child pornography and possession of child pornography. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/fugitive-wanted-child-pornography-apprehended-reno-ice-hsi-investigation-led Fri, 01/17/2020 - 11:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Nevada ICE, U.S. Marshals, arrest Salvadoran terrorist in Carson City https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-us-marshals-arrest-salvadoran-terrorist-carson-city According to a USMS, Rene Antonio “Scrapy” Hernandez-Mejia was wanted for being part of the 18 Revolutionary Pandilla, a terrorist organization which is a faction of an El Salvadorian gang called Shadow Park Locos. It is alleged that this gang is involved with crimes such as homicide, extortion, and terrorization. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-us-marshals-arrest-salvadoran-terrorist-carson-city Fri, 01/10/2020 - 09:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Nevada