Wisconsin federal grand jury returns six indictments on Wednesday

MADISON, Wisconsin (WEAU) – A federal grand jury in the Western District of Wisconsin Justice Department returned six indictments on Wednesday.

Six different people in Wisconsin are indicted in federal cases. Five of those people are men from western Wisconsin.

  • Levi Robb, 40, of Durand, has been charged with producing child pornography. According to the indictment, Robb used a cell phone to take sexually explicit photos of a minor between November 2015 and September 2017. A conviction would carry a mandatory minimum sentence of 15 years in prison on each count, with a maximum of 30 years. years in prison for each count. The charges against Robb are the result of an investigation by the Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Office, Pepin County Sheriff’s Office, Osseo Police Department, County District Attorney’s Office Eau Claire and the Trempealeau County Attorney’s Office.
  • Leva Oustigoff, Jr., 59, of Cumberland, received an indictment replacing eight counts of embezzlement and four counts of filing false income tax returns. Oustigoff allegedly embezzled money from Turtle Lake Casino eight times, taking amounts ranging from $ 1,799 to $ 20,000 and a total of approximately $ 72,634. The charges of filing a false income statement relate to the years 2015 to 2018, during which Oustagoff is accused of underreporting his income. Oustagoff faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison for each count of embezzlement and three years in prison for each count of tax. The charges against Oustagoff are the result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation and the Cooperation of the St. Croix Chippewa Tribe.
  • Three men from western Wisconsin are charged with drugs. Jason Stetzer, 38, of Holmen, is charged with possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of distribution, as well as a criminal in possession of firearms, on April 17, 2021. If convicted, Stetzer incurs a maximum of 10 years in prison for the firearm. charge and 20 years in prison for the drug charge. Adam Beliveau, 41, of Downing has received two charges relating to the distribution of methamphetamine and faces a minimum sentence of 10 years in prison on each count and a maximum term of life in prison on each count. And, Antjuano Green, 39, of La Crosse, has received three charges of distributing crack cocaine and, if convicted, faces a minimum of five years on each count, with a maximum of 40 years on each count. ‘one of the charges and 20 years for the rest. of them.

Matthew Engelhardt, 32, of Roswell, New Mexico, is the sixth person charged in Wednesday’s cluster of indictments. Engelhardt is charged with traveling interstate commerce to persuade a minor to engage in sexual activity and travel interstate commerce to engage in illicit sexual behavior with another person.

The DOJ says all those indicted by the federal grand jury are presumed innocent unless their guilt is proven.

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