Maine Man Charged with Resisting a Federal Officer
BOSTON – Thomas G. Walker, 43, of Pemaquid, Maine, was indicted today in federal court in Boston on one count of resisting a federal officer.
According to the indictment, Walker resisted a Deputy United States Marshal on July 24, 2017, resulting in physical contact with the Deputy Marshal.
The charge provides for a sentence of no greater than eight years in prison, three years of supervised released and a fine of up to $250,000. Sentences are imposed by a federal district court judge based on the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.
Acting United States Attorney William D. Weinreb; U.S. Marshal John Gibbons for the District of Massachusetts; and Harold H. Shaw, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Boston Field Division, made the announcement today. Assistant U.S. Attorney Christine Wichers of Weinreb’s Major Crimes Unit is prosecuting the case.
The details contained in the indictment are allegations. The defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.