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Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney's Office
Western District of Wisconsin

For Immediate Release

Thursday, August 24, 2017
Jeffrey M. Anderson
, United States Attorney
Contact: AUSA Assigned

Grand Jury Returns Four 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.

The maximum statutory sentence is prescribed by Congress and is provided here for informational purposes. If convicted, the sentencing of a defendant will be determined by the court based on the advisory Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

Madison Man Charged with Drug & Gun Crimes

Antonio D. Golden, 25, Madison, Wis., is charged with possessing cocaine with the intent to distribute, possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, and with being a felon in possession of a firearm. The indictment alleges that on August 12, 2017, Golden possessed cocaine and a .380 handgun and ammunition.

If convicted, Golden faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison on the cocaine charge and 10 years in federal prison on the felon in possession charge. On the charge of possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, he faces a mandatory minimum penalty of five years. Federal law requires that any penalty of this charge be served consecutive to any sentence imposed on the drug charge. The charges against him are the result of an investigation by the Madison Police Department and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The prosecution of this case will be handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Meredith Duchemin.

Madison Man Charged with Illegally Possessing Shotgun

Edward H. McDavid, 28, Madison, Wis., is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm. The indictment alleges that he possessed a 12 gauge shotgun on August 1, 2017.

If convicted, McDavid 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 is being handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Rita Rumbelow.

Chicago Man Charged with Gun Crime

Jelani Faulk, 21, Chicago, is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm. The indictment alleges that on August 16, 2017, he possessed a 9mm handgun.

If convicted, Faulk 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 is being handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Aaron Wegner.

Rusk County Man Charged with Theft from the Mail

Kenneth Grunewald, 50, Bruce, Wis., is charged with two counts of stealing items from the U.S. Mail while an employee of the U.S. Postal Service in Winter, Wis. The indictment alleges that in January and May 2015, Grunewald stole two rebate cards from mail entrusted to him.

If convicted, Grunewald faces a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison. The charges against him are the result of an investigation by the U.S. Postal Service, Office of Inspector General. The prosecution of this case is being handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Antonio Trillo.

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