Thomas G. Walker, 43, of Pemaquid, was indicted Thursday, Oct. 19 in federal court in Boston on one count of resisting a federal officer.
According to the indictment, Walker resisted a deputy U.S. marshal July 24, resulting in physical contact with the deputy marshal.
The charge provides for a sentence of no greater than eight years in prison, three years of supervised release, and a fine of up to $250,000. Sentences are imposed by a federal district court judge based on U.S. sentencing guidelines and other statutory factors.
Acting U.S. Attorney William D. Weinreb; U.S. Marshal John Gibbons for the District of Massachusetts; and Harold H. Shaw, special agent in charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Boston Field Division; made the announcement Thursday. Assistant U.S. Attorney Christine Wichers, of Weinreb’s Major Crimes Unit, is prosecuting the case.
The details contained in the indictment are allegations. The defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.