Informational: Federal Court Arraignment
The United States Attorney's Office announced that during a federal court session in Great Falls, on May 4, 2010, before U.S. Magistrate Judge Keith Strong, the following individual was arraigned:
JEREMY WADE JORDAN, a 30-year-old resident of Great Falls, appeared on a charge of being a felon-in-possession of firearms and ammunition. He is currently detained. If convicted of this charge, JORDAN faces possible penalties of 10 years in prison, a $250,000 fine and 3 years supervised release. Assistant U.S. Attorney Carl E. Rostad is the prosecutor for the United States. The investigation was conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
The defendant pled not guilty to the charge.
The charge, an indictment, information or complaint, is merely an accusation and any person named as a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty. A pre-trial conference and a trial date will be set and the United States will be required to prove the allegations set forth in the indictment beyond a reasonable doubt.