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Man Indicted for Drug and Firearms Offenses on Menominee Indian Reservation

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Wisconsin

Gregory J. Haanstad, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced today that a on May 9, 2023, a federal grand jury returned a three-count indictment charging Gerald B. Diamond II (age 25) with controlled substance and firearms offenses on the Menominee Indian Reservation.

The indictment charges Diamond, who most recently lived in the Hayward (Wisconsin) area, with the following counts:





Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine, in violation of 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(C)

Up to 20 years in prison


Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of Drug Trafficking, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 924(c)

Mandatory minimum consecutive sentence of 5 years, up to life in prison


Felon in Possession of a Firearm, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(1)

Up to 15 years in prison

Diamond also faces a period of supervised release, possible fines, and a special assessment for each count if convicted.

According to filed court documents, on or about March 6, 2023, Boyd possessed methamphetamine and a firearm in furtherance of the intended distribution of the methamphetamine. Due to previous felony convictions, Diamond was prohibited from possessing firearms at the time of the offense.

The Menominee Tribal Police Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation investigated the case, which Assistant United States Attorney Andrew J. Maier will prosecute.

The public is cautioned that an indictment or criminal complaint is merely a charge and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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For Additional Information Contact:

Public Information Officer Kenneth Gales 414-297-1700

Updated May 10, 2023