For those who don't know: Bill Wood (Brockbrader) had been arrested and is in jail.
The following is from Bill’s Attorney
” I received a copy of the Indictment this morning. Based on that copy, it appears the grand jury convened and signed the Indictment on Tuesday 6/12. The Assistant US attorney filed it yesterday, Wednesday 6/13. The presiding federal district court judge will be Judge B. Lynn Winmill.
In addition, I just received unofficial notice that Bill’s initial appearance on the Indictment will be next Wednesday 6/20 at 9:45 in front of Judge Bush, a federal magistrate judge.
As I told you yesterday, the initial appearance will resemble Bill’s prior court appearance where the judge informs him of the charge, maximum penalty, his rights. The judge will accept a plea of not guilty and then address procedural issues including the trial date, likely to be scheduled in early August.
Judge Bush will also be the judge who determines the detention issue. I believe he is a good judge who will strictly apply the law without undue consideration of Bill’s prior conviction.… Read the rest