Grand Jury Returns Indictments
|U.S. Attorney’s Office February 20, 2014|
MINNEAPOLIS—A federal grand jury in the District of Minnesota, sitting in Minneapolis, recently returned the following indictments. A charge is merely an accusation, and a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. Any sentence is determined by a federal district judge.
Mexican Citizen Charged with Illegal Re-Entry into U.S.
Jose De Jesus Sanchez, age 44, a citizen of Mexico, is charged with one count of illegally re-entering the United States after previously being deported subsequent to a conviction for a felony.
If convicted, Sanchez faces a potential maximum penalty of 20 years in prison. This case is the result of an investigation by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Enforcement and Removal Operations and is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Manda M. Sertich.
Red Lake man Charged with Assault
Donald Scott Whitefeather, age 65, of Red Lake, was charged with one count of assault resulting in serious bodily injury and one count of assault with a dangerous weapon.
If convicted, the defendant faces a potential maximum penalty of 10 years in prison on each count. This case is the result of an investigation by the Red Lake Tribal Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Katharine T. Buzicky.