U.S. Attorney's Office
Western District of Pennsylvania
August 5, 2015

Georgia Man Charged with Transporting Stolen Range Rover Across State Lines

PITTSBURGH—A resident of Fayetteville, Georgia, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of interstate transportation of a stolen vehicle, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

The one-count indictment named Tom E. Smith, 53, of 235 Brandon Mill Circle, Fayetteville, Georgia, as the sole defendant.

According to the indictment, Smith unlawfully transported a stolen Land Rover Range Rover Sport from Western Pennsylvania into West Virginia on or about July 1, 2015.

The law provides for a maximum total sentence of 10 years in prison, a fine of $250,000.00 or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offense and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant United States Attorney Ryan K. Hart is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.

The Pennsylvania State Police, Northern Regional Police Department of Allegheny County, Monroeville Police Department of Allegheny County, Allegheny County Police Department, West Virginia State Police, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted the investigation leading to the indictment in this case.

An indictment is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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