Colorado Man Indicted for Larceny
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United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Colorado Springs, Colorado man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly stealing the credit card of another person at Ellsworth Air Force Base and making withdrawals on September 9, 2012.
Scott Stewart, age 19, was indicted by a federal grand jury on November 19, 2012 for Larceny. Stewart appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Veronica L. Duffy on February 25, 2013 and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is one year of imprisonment and a $100,000 fine. The charge is merely an accusation and Stewart is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
The investigation is being conducted by the United States Air Force. Assistant U.S. Attorney Wayne Venhuizen is prosecuting the case. Stewart was released on bond pending trial. A trial date has been set for April 30, 2013.