Vallejo Man Indicted on Firearms Charges
SACRAMENTO, CA—A federal grand jury returned an indictment today, charging Tiandre Cook, 24, of Vallejo, with being a felon in possession of a firearm, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.
According to court documents, Cook was arrested on July 12, 2014, and was found to be in possession of a Glock .357-caliber pistol, which had a round chambered and a 22 round high capacity magazine inserted. Cook is a previously convicted felon. He has been in custody since his arrest. His is scheduled to be arraigned on August 15, 2014 before Magistrate Judge Edmund F. Brennan.
This case is the product of an investigation by the FBI and the Vallejo Police Department. Assistant United States Attorney Olusere Olowoyeye is prosecuting the cases.
If convicted, Cook faces a maximum statutory sentence of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. Any sentence, however, would be determined at the discretion of the court after consideration of any applicable statutory factors and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, which take into account a number of variables.
The charges are only allegations; the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.