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Federal Grand Jury Indictments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 14, 2014

Contact Person: Beth Drake (803) 929-3000

Columbia, South Carolina ----- United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated today that a Federal Grand Jury in Charleston, South Carolina, returned Indictment(s) against the following:

Aynor Man Indicted for Union Theft:
Timothy Gamble, age 44, of Aynor, South Carolina, was charged in a 1-count Indictment with Theft of Union Funds, a violation of Title 29, U. S. C. §501(c).  The maximum penalty that Gamble could receive is 10 years imprisonment and a maximum fine of $250,000.  The case was investigated by agents of the Department of Labor and is assigned to Assistant United States Attorney Rhett DeHart of the Charleston office for prosecution.

Walterboro Man Indicted for Gun Charges:
Rodney Faulkenberry, age 55, of Walterboro, South Carolina was charged in a 2-count Indictment with being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Possession of a Stolen Firearm, a violation of Title 18, U. S. C. § 922.  The maximum penalty that Faulkenberry could receive is 15 years imprisonment and a maximum fine of $250,000.  The case was investigated by agents of the Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) and the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office and is assigned to Assistant United States Attorney Rhett DeHart of the Charleston office for prosecution.

The United States Attorney stated that all charges in these Indictments are merely accusations and that all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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