For Immediate Release
Two Grand Jury Indictments Unsealed
MADISON, WIS. – Scott C. Blader, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced today that two sealed indictments returned on November 18 by a federal grand jury in the Western District of Wisconsin, sitting in Madison, have been unsealed. You are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
Sun Prairie Man Charged with Gun Crime
Xavier Arthur, 23, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. The indictment alleges that on May 25, 2020, Arthur possessed a loaded 9mm pistol and 9mm ammunition.
If convicted, Arthur faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison. The charge against him is the result of an investigation by the Sun Prairie Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Assistant U.S. Attorney Corey C. Stephan is handling the prosecution.
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