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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Western District of Wisconsin

www.justice.gov/usao/wiw

For Immediate Release

January 31, 2013

John W. Vaudreuil, United States Attorney

Contact: Munisha Sharda, Public Information Officer
(608) 264-5158
munisha.sharda@usdoj.gov

Federal Grand Jury Returns Indictments

Madison, Wisconsin — A federal grand jury in the Western District of Wisconsin, sitting in Madison, returned the following indictments yesterday. You are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

WATERTOWN MAN CHARGED WITH GUN CRIME

Jason Danek, 26, Watertown, Wis., is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. The indictment alleges that on January 28, 2013, he possessed a rifle and ammunition.

If convicted, Danek faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison. The charge against him is the result of an investigation by the Watertown Police Department and Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department. The prosecution of this case has been assigned to Assistant U.S. Attorney Daniel J. Graber.

EAU CLAIRE MAN CHARGED WITH ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF FIREARM

Roger O’Brien, 64, Eau Claire, Wis., is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm. The indictment alleges that on November 23, 2012, he possessed a rifle.

If convicted, O–Brien faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison. The charge against him is the result of an investigation by the Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Department and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The prosecution of this case has been assigned to Assistant U.S. Attorney Meredith Duchemin.

MAN CHARGED WITH ILLEGALLY REENTERING U.S.

Miguel Miranda–Lopez, 23, a citizen of Meixco found in Madison, Wis., is charged with illegally reentering the United States after previously being deported. The indictment alleges that he was found in the United States on March 29, 2012.

If convicted, Miranda–Lopez faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison. The charges against him are the result of an investigation by U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement. The prosecution of this case has been assigned to Assistant U.S. Attorney
Robert A. Anderson.

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