Two Indictments Returned by Federal Grand Jury
|U.S. Attorney’s Office November 24, 2012|
CLARKSBURG, WV—Two individuals were named in indictments returned by a federal grand jury sitting in Clarksburg, West Virginia, on November 7, 2012.
United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II announced that:
Isaac Jackson, age 24, of Sutton, West Virginia, was named in a two-count indictment charging him with one count of assaulting a federal officer/employee and one count of assault on federal property, on July 13, 2012, at the Bee Run recreation area on Sutton Lake. If convicted, Jackson faces up to eight years’ imprisonment and a $250,000 fine on the first count and six months’ imprisonment and a $5,000 fine on the second count. The case will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Andrew R. Cogar and was investigated United States Army Corp of Engineers—Park Rangers.
Danny Lee Cook, age 47, of Weirton, West Virginia, was named in a two-count indictment charging him with one count of interstate transportation of stolen goods and one count of sale of stolen goods transported interstate. The indictment alleges that Cook transported stolen cooper wire between New Cumberland, West Virginia, and Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, and then sold the stolen cooper wire which had been stolen in New Cumberland. The indictment also contains a forfeiture allegation wherein the United States seeks to forfeit a money judgment in the amount of approximately $24,466. The case will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Andrew R. Cogar and was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
It should be noted that the charges contained in the indictment are merely accusations and not evidence of guilt and that each defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.