Grand Jury Returns Indictments
MADISON, WI—A federal grand jury in the Western District of Wisconsin, sitting in Madison, has 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.
MADISON WOMAN CHARGED WITH PASSING COUNTERFEIT CHECKS
Markisha M. Teague, 19, Madison, Wis., is charged with two counts of passing a counterfeited and altered security of the United States with intent to defraud.
The indictment alleges that on March 26, 2014, Teague cashed a U.S. Treasury check on which the original payee’s name had been replaced with the name Markisha Mynyanna Teague, and the original amount of $1,106 had been replaced with the amount of $5,663.76. The indictment also alleges that on April 1, 2014, she cashed a U.S. Treasury check on which the original payee’s name had been replaced with the name Markiesha M. Teague and the original amount of $1,099 had been replaced with the amount of $5,696.78.
If convicted, Teague faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison on each count. The charges against her are the result of an investigation by the U.S. Secret Service. The prosecution of this case will be handled by First Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen P. Sinnott.
MARSHFIELD MAN CHARGED WITH MAKING FALSE STATEMENTS TO BANK
Robert G. June, 34, Marshfield, Wis., is charged with making false statements to a federally insured financial institution.
The indictment alleges that on April 11, 2007, June made false statements to Marshfield Savings Bank about his employment status, his monthly gross income, and his marital status, with the intent to influence the action of the bank in relation to a loan.
If convicted, June faces a maximum penalty of 30 years in federal prison. The charge against him is the result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Marshfield Police Department. The prosecution of this case will be handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Grant C. Johnson.
RHINELANDER WOMAN CHARGED WITH GUN CRIME
Bonnie T. Wolff, 28, Rhinelander, Wis., is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. The indictment alleges that on August 17, 2014, she possessed a 5.56 mm rifle and ammunition.
If convicted, Wolff faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison. The charge against her is the result of an investigation by the Oneida County Sheriff’s Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The prosecution of this case will be handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Rita M. Rumbelow.
TWO CHARGED WITH ILLEGAL REENTRY INTO U.S.
In unrelated cases, two citizens of Mexico are charged with illegally reentering the United States after previously being removed. An indictment charges that Epifanio Perez-Jimenez, 34, Madison, Wis., was found in the United States on June 9, 2014. A separate indictment charges that Isaias Flores-Rosas, 45, Jefferson, Wis., was found in the United States on September 14, 2014.
If convicted, Perez-Jimenez and Flores-Rosas each face a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison. The charges against them are the result of investigations by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The prosecution of Perez-Jimenez will be handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Kevin F. Burke and the prosecution of Flores-Rosas will be handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Meredith P. Duchemin.