Couple Divided on Plea Deal for Federal Charges in Erica Parsons Case

Casey Parsons Takes Plea Deal for Federal Charges, Sandy States that He Will Go to Court The adoptive father of missing North Carolina teenager Erica Parsons stated on Tuesday, October 7th, that he will go to court to face his federal fraud charges, despite the fact that, for the same charges, his wife has accepted a plea deal for federal charges. Sandy and Casey Parsons each faced 76 federal charges involving defrauding the federal government by accepting adoption program money although Erica Parsons had run away from home. In the first … [Read more...]

WWII Vet Sentenced in Federal Conspiracy Cocaine Case

Elderly Man Who Ran Cocaine Receives Sentence in Federal Conspiracy Case On his 90th birthday, an elderly Indiana resident who pleaded guilty last year to serving as a drug mule for a cocaine cartel has been sentenced for federal conspiracy charges. Leo Sharp, 90 years old on May 7th, was sentenced to three years in prison for smuggling more than 1 ton of cocaine into Michigan on behalf of a Mexican drug cartel. "All I can tell you, your honor, is I'm really heartbroken I did what I did," Leo Sharp told a judge. "But it's done." Sharp … [Read more...]