In 1994, prosecuted Lindsey and two others in massive Mexico to Arizona to Las Vegas to Ohio marijuana distribution network and related money laundering. All three received sentences in excess of ten-year mandatory minimums. Two other Kent, Ohio residents – defendant’s father and a businessmen and local politico, were charged with money laundering. In addition to prison sentences, forfeitures totaled approximately $1 million.
About The Author
Thomas M. O’Connell is the former Senior Litigation Counsel and Chief of the Narcotics and Violent Crimes Section of the United States Attorney’s Office in Las Vegas, Nevada. In addition to his 13 years in the Las Vegas U.S. Attorneys Office, he served for 8 years in the Northern District of California. Tom retired in 2013 and relocated back to Las Vegas. Since then, he has helped trained Las Vegas Metro, North Las Vegas and Henderson police, and U.S. Probation. He’s addressed inmates at High Desert State Prison and guest lectured at both UNLV and Boyd School of Law.