Thursday, October 20, 2005

Friday's Schedule

Kansas City:
  • Ronald P. Murray (KCMO), indicted for conspiracy to distribute meth in Operation Icy Hot, change of plea at 9 a.m. in Courtroom 7C
  • Carla S. Whisler (Independence), indicted for conspiracy to distribute Oxycontin, change of plea at 9:30 a.m. in Courtroom 7C
  • Antonio Felix-Real (California), indicted for conspiracy to cash stolen U.S. Treasury checks using counterfeit identification, change of plea at 11:30 a.m. in Courtroom 7B
  • Travis Jackson (KCMO), indicted for conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine, change of plea at 2 p.m. in Courtroom 7B

Nothing newsworthy to report in Springfield or Jefferson City.

New trial date for Spurlock

John T. Spurlock (Texas), who was scheduled for change of plea this morning, instead asked the court to continue the case. The court has scheduled a trial for Feb. 13, 2006.

Spurlock was indicted on charges related to enticing a minor for sex and transferring obscene material to a minor over the Internet, after allegedly traveling to Kansas City to meet a mother and her two minor daughters (actually an undercover officer). A new trial date for Spurlock has not yet been scheduled.

Thursday's Schedule

Kansas City:
  • John T. Spurlock (Texas), indicted on charges related to enticing a minor for sex and transferring obscene material to a minor over the Internet, change of plea at 9:30 a.m. in Courtroom 6D
  • Audie Marie Soto (California), indicted for conspiracy to cash stolen U.S. Treasury checks using counterfeit identification, change of plea at 10 a.m. in Coutroom 7B

Grand jury is in session today, with returns expected late afternoon.

Nothing newsworthy to report in Springfield or Jefferson City.

Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Trial delayed in counterfeit Lipitor case

The trial for H.D. Smith Wholesale Drug Company, an Illinois corporation indicted for participating in a $42 million dollar conspiracy to sell counterfeit, illegally imported and misbranded Lipitor and other drugs, has been continued. A new trial date has not yet been scheduled.

Here is our news release announcing the indictment.

Wednesday's Schedule

Nothing newsworthy on the court dockets in Kansas City, Springfield or Jefferson City.

Grand Jury in session in Kansas City, with returns expected late this afternoon.

Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Tuesday's Schedule

Nothing newsworthy on the court dockets in Kansas City, Springfield or Jefferson City.

Grand Jury in session in Kansas City, with returns expected late this afternoon.

Monday, October 17, 2005

Mwangi sentencing

A sentencing hearing for Kinu Adju Mwangi (Raytown, MO), who pled guilty to trafficking in counterfeit CDs and DVDs, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, 2005, in Courtroom 8B.

Here is our news release announcing Mwangi's guilty plea.

Trial delayed for former police officer

The trial for Rick Enss (Norborne, MO), the former Richmond, Mo., police sergeant indicted for enticing a minor for sex and various charges related to child porn, has been continued. Enss' trial (previously scheduled for next week) will be on the criminal trial docket of Feb. 13, 2006.

Here is our news release announcing the indictment.

Monday's Schedule

Kansas City:
  • Lori Sue Martin (KCMO), who pled guilty to conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, will be sentenced at 9 a.m. in Courtroom 7C.

Nothing newsworthy to report in Springfield or Jefferson City.