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Nebraska Man Indicted on Firearm Charges

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Dakota

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Columbus, Nebraska, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Possession of An Unregistered Firearm.

Tyson Quigley, a/k/a Tyson Stands, age 28, was indicted on October 17, 2017.  He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on October 26, 2017, 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 August 31, 2017, Quigley, having previously been convicted of a felony, did knowingly possess a firearm.  The Indictment further alleges that on or about August 31, 2017, Quigley knowingly possessed a sawed-off shotgun with a barrel of less than 18 inches in length, which was not registered to him in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record.

The charges are merely accusations and Quigley is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. 

The investigation is being conducted by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Kirk Albertson is prosecuting the case.   

Quigley was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service pending trial.  A trial date has not been set.

Updated October 27, 2017

Firearms Offenses