Louisville, KY – A federal grand jury in Louisville, Kentucky returned an indictment at the moment charging a neighborhood man with carjacking and a enterprise theft.
U.S. Legal professional Michael A. Bennett of the Western District of Kentucky, Particular Agent in Cost Jodi Cohen of the FBI Louisville Subject Workplace, and Chief Erika Shields of the Louisville Metro Police Division made the announcement.
In keeping with court docket data, Robert Dumonte, 31, of Louisville, was charged with one depend of carjacking, one depend of interference with commerce by theft, and one depend of brandishing a firearm throughout and in relation to against the law of violence.
The defendant is at present in custody on state costs and might be arraigned in the US District Court docket for the Western District of Kentucky as soon as he’s transferred to federal custody. If convicted of carjacking, he faces a most sentence of 15 years in jail. If convicted of interference with commerce by theft, he faces a most sentence of 20 years in jail. If convicted of brandishing a firearm throughout and in relation to against the law of violence, he faces a minimal sentence of seven years and most sentence of life in jail to run consecutive to all different sentences. A federal district court docket choose will decide any sentence after contemplating the U.S. Sentencing Tips and different statutory elements. There is no such thing as a parole within the federal system.
The FBI and Louisville Metro Police Division are investigating the case.
The costs had been the results of an ongoing joint federal and native legislation enforcement initiative focusing on carjackings which incorporates the US Legal professional’s Workplace, the Workplace of the Jefferson County Commonwealth’s Legal professional, the Louisville Metro Police Division, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and Homeland Safety Investigations.
Particular Assistant U.S. Legal professional (SAUSA) Emily Lantz is prosecuting the case.
An indictment is merely an allegation. All defendants are presumed harmless till confirmed responsible past an affordable doubt in a court docket of legislation.