Updates in Kentucky Criminal Law

Kentucky Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer Nick Mudd provides updates and information on issues and cases in Kentucky criminal law. BUFFALO, N.Y. — U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Jeylani Bakari, 22, and Aweys Hussein, 20, both of Louisville, KY, were arrested and charged by criminal complaint with carjacking and brandishing firearms in… Read more »

Federal Drug Trafficking Conspiracy Conviction in Eastern Kentucky

LONDON, Ky. – An Ellenwood, Georgia man was convicted late Thursday, by a federal jury sitting in London, of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking.            Following a four-day trial before United States District Judge Robert E. Wier, the jury convicted 36-year-old Quinton Troy Hall of engaging in a… Read more »

Western Kentucky Federal Drug Trafficking Case

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.  – A federal jury convicted a Simpson County man Wednesday of distribution and possession with the intent to distribute a controlled substance and possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking. According to court documents and evidence presented at trial, Donavan Bell, 40, sold greater than five grams of methamphetamine to… Read more »

Updates In Kentucky Federal Criminal Law Federal Cocaine and Kidnapping Case in Kentucky LONDON, Ky. – A Perry County man was convicted on Monday, by a federal jury sitting in London, of conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine, possession of a firearm in furtherance of that conspiracy, possession of a firearm as… Read more »

Feds Convict Kentucky Man on Meth Trafficking Charges

Updates in Federal Criminal Law by Kentucky Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer Nick Mudd COVINGTON, Ky. – A Dry Ridge, Kentucky, man, Paul Stapleton, 48, was sentenced Friday to 264 months in federal prison, by U.S. District Judge David Bunning, for conspiring to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine and possession of a short-barreled shotgun… Read more »

Louisville Homicide Defense

  Louisville Homicide Defense Murder is one of the most serious federal crimes you could face.  If you are charged with murder, you need to consult with a Louisville homicide defense lawyer immediately.  In most cases, murder is a state crime that is handled in state court and under state laws.  However, depending on the… Read more »

Louisville Murder Defense Lawyer

  Louisville Murder Defense Lawyer Murder is one of the most serious federal crimes you could face.  If you are charged with murder, you need to consult with a Louisville murder defense lawyer immediately.  In most cases, murder is a state crime that is handled in state court and under state laws.  However, depending on… Read more »

Federal Criminal Plea Agreement

FEDERAL CRIMINAL PLEA AGREEMENT In state court, plea agreements almost always involve a plea to a certain sentence whether it be a particular term of probation or a particular number of days or months in jail or prison. Like most contracts, each side knows what it is getting and what it is giving up when… Read more »

Federal Pre-Sentence Interview: How to prepare

Federal Pre-Sentence Interview:  How to prepare This is a guide for our clients in doing a federal pre-sentence interview for the preparation of a pre-sentence investigation report (often called PSI) which are used at sentencing hearings.  Probation Officers (sometimes referred to as PO’s) are law enforcement officers who work for the court system. Among other… Read more »