October 28, 2019
Former Mississippi Highway Patrol Examiner is Sentenced to Prison
On October 3, 2019, Tonya Davis, a former commercial driver’s license (CDL) examiner for the Mississippi Highway Patrol, was sentenced in U.S. District Court, Jackson, Mississippi, to 24 months’ incarceration, 12 months’ supervised release, and a special assessment of $200. On June 14, 2019, Davis pleaded guilty to identity theft and making false statements.
October 3, 2019
Maryland Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Wire Fraud Charges
Baltimore, Maryland – William Francis Hickey III, age 43, of Elkton, Maryland, pleaded guilty to federal charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and wire fraud in connection with a scheme to defraud trucking companies and logistical brokers of more than $1 million. The guilty plea was entered on September 26, 2019.
October 3, 2019
Rhode Island Trucking Company Owners Sentenced for Falsifying Safety Records
On September 16, 2019, Leslie Cucino and Robert Cucino, Jr., were each sentenced in U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island, to 1 year of probation and a $1,250 fine for violating FMCSA regulations. Robert Cucino, Jr., was also ordered to perform 100 hours of community service.
On June 28, 2019, Leslie Cucino and Robert Cucino, Jr., pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island, to violating Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations. The couple was indicted by a grand jury in April 2018 and charged via information on June 17, 2019.