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Martin, TN School Teacher Charged in Federal Indictment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 6, 2010


Memphis, TN - Stanley Wren Vickers, 44 of Martin, Tennessee has been charged in a federal Indictment with two counts of transporting a minor across state lines with the intent to engage in sexual activity announced Lawrence J. Laurenzi, United States Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee. 

In March, Vickers was charged in a federal Complaint.  The Indictment and Complaint allege that between March 2003 and May 2003, Vickers violated United States Code, Title 18, USC 2423 (a), when he allegedly transported an individual who was under the age of 18 across state lines into Missouri and Kentucky to engage in sexual activity in violation of Missouri and Kentucky laws.

The maximum penalty is not less than five years and not more than 30 years in federal prison.

This case is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation Crimes Against Children Task Force and the Martin Police Department.  Assistant United States Attorney Dan Newsom is handling the case for the government.

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Note:  Charges brought against a person through a Complaint or an Indictment are accusations only.  That person is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

 

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