Informational: Federal Court arraignments
(STL.News) The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced that the following persons were arraigned or appeared this week before U.S. magistrate judges on indictments handed down by the Grand Jury or on criminal complaints. The charging documents are merely accusations and defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty:
Appearing in Billings before U.S. Magistrate Judge Timothy J. Cavan and pleading not guilty on Dec. 21 was:
Jennifer Ellen Hernandez, 40, of Sidney, on charges of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute controlled substances and possession with intent to distribute controlled substances. If convicted of the most serious crime, Hernandez faces a minimum mandatory five years to 40 years in prison, a $5 million fine and at least four years of supervised release. Hernandez was released pending further proceedings. The Drug Enforcement Administration investigated the case. PACER case reference. 20-134.