Fort Thompson Man Charged with Felon in Possession of Firearms
United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Fort Thompson, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Felon in Possession of Firearms.
Conrad Fleury, age 34, was indicted on April 13, 2016. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on May 6, 2016, and pled not guilty to the Indictment.
The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 10 years in custody and/or a $250,000 fine, 3 years of supervised release, and $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund. Restitution may also be ordered.
The Indictment alleges that on or about February 13, 2016, Fleury, having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, knowingly possessed and received firearms.
The charge is merely an accusation and Fleury is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
The investigation is being conducted by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Crow Creek Agency. Assistant U.S. Attorney Meghan N. Dilges is prosecuting the case.
Fleury was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service pending trial. A trial date has not been set.