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Grand Jury Returns Two Indictments

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

MADISON, WIS. - A federal grand jury in the Western District of Wisconsin, sitting in Madison, returned the following indictments today.  You are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Juneau County Man Charged with Receiving Child Pornography

Kyle Orlando Luke, 26, Lyndon Station, Wisconsin, is charged with receiving a visual depiction of child pornography.  The indictment alleges that on December 29, 2021, Luke received a video via Snapchat depicting a minor engaging in sexually explicit conduct. 

If convicted, Luke faces a mandatory minimum penalty of 5 years and a maximum of 20 years in federal prison.  The charge against him is the result of an investigation by the Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation and the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Elizabeth Altman is handling the prosecution. 

La Crosse Woman Charged with Drug Crimes

Kojoua Vu, 32, La Crosse, Wisconsin, is charged with distributing methamphetamine and with possessing 50 grams or more of methamphetamine with intent to distribute.  The indictment alleges that she distributed methamphetamine on August 18, 2021 and that she possessed methamphetamine for distribution on October 28, 2021. 

If convicted, Vu faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison on the distribution charge, and a mandatory minimum of 5 years and a maximum of 40 years on the charge of possessing 50 grams or more of methamphetamine with intent to distribute.  The charges against her are the result of an investigation by the La Crosse, Onalaska, and Campbell Police Departments and the Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Steven Anderson is handling the prosecution.

Updated January 26, 2022

Topics
Project Safe Childhood
Drug Trafficking