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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Western District of Wisconsin

www.justice.gov/usao/wiw

For Immediate Release

November 6, 2013

John W. Vaudreuil, United States Attorney

CONTACT: Rita M. Rumbelow
PHONE: (608) 264-5158
TTY: (608) 264-5006

Grand Jury Returns Indictments

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

FITCHBURG MAN FACES DRUG & GUN CHARGES

Luis Alcantar Garcia, 27, a citizen of Mexico found in Fitchburg, Wis., is charged with two counts of possessing cocaine with intent to distribute, and with being an illegal alien in possession of a firearm. The indictment alleges that he possessed cocaine with intent to distribute twice on October 30, 2013, and the second count charges that the amount of cocaine he possessed was 500 grams or more.

The indictment also alleges that on October 30, 2013, he possessed a .32 caliber semi–automatic firearm.

If convicted, Garcia faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison on the count alleging possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, and a mandatory minimum penalty of five years and a maximum penalty of 40 years in federal prison on the count alleging possession of 500 grams or more of cocaine with intent to distribute. He faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison on the firearm count. The charges against him are the result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration and Dane County Narcotics & Gang Task Force. The prosecution of this case has been assigned to Assistant U.S. Attorney David J. Reinhard.

MADISON MAN CHARGED WITH DISTRIBUTING CRACK COCAINE

Willie D. Parker, 33, Madison, Wis., is charged with two counts of distributing crack cocaine, and one count of possessing crack cocaine with intent to distribute. The indictment alleges that he distributed crack cocaine on October 16 and 28, 2013, and that he possessed the drug with intent to distribute on October 28.

If convicted, Parker faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison on each count. The charges against him are the result of an investigation by the Dane County Narcotics & Gang Task Force. The prosecution of this case has been assigned to Assistant U.S. Attorney David J. Reinhard.

PLAINFIELD MAN CHARGED WITH GUN CRIME

Aaron Schulist, 27, Plainfield, Wis., is charged with being a felon in possession of firearms. The indictment alleges that on August 12, 2013, he possessed a 12 gauge shotgun and two .22 caliber rifles.

If convicted, Schulist faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison. The charge against him is the result of an investigation by the Madison Police Department and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The prosecution of this case has been assigned to Assistant U.S. Attorney Rita M. Rumbelow.

CADOTT MAN CHARGED WITH GUN CRIME

Corey Cichy, 23, Cadott, Wis., is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. The indictment alleges that on October 11, 2013, he possessed a .338 caliber rifle and ammunition.

If convicted, Cichy faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison. The charge against him is the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Chippewa County Sheriff’s Department. The prosecution of this case has been assigned to Assistant U.S. Attorney Paul W. Connell.

STANLEY MAN CHARGED WITH ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF AMMUNITION

Curtis Nitz, 21, Stanley, Wis., is charged with being an unlawful user of methamphetamine in possession of ammunition. The indictment alleges that he possessed 39 rounds of .338 caliber ammunition on October 11, 2013.

If convicted, Nitz faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison. The charge against him is the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Chippewa County Sheriff’s Department. The prosecution of this case has been assigned to Assistant U.S. Attorney Paul W. Connell.

SAINT GERMAIN WOMAN CHARGED WITH THEFT FROM MAIL

Katie Dassow, 26, Saint Germain, Wis., is charged with removing articles contained in a letter intended to be conveyed by mail, while a U.S. Postal Service employee. The indictment alleges that she committed the theft from a piece of mail on June 8, 2013.

If convicted, Dassow faces a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison. The charge against her is the result of an investigation by the U.S. Postal Service, Office of Inspector General. The prosecution of this case has been assigned to Assistant U.S. Attorney Elizabeth Altman.

MEXICAN CITIZEN CHARGED WITH ILLEGAL REENTRY INTO U.S.

Chelvin Lee Quintanilla–Perez, 40, a citizen of Mexico found in La Crosse, 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 October 10, 2013.

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

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