The remaining four defendants charged in a conspiracy to steal and sell U.S. Army equipment from the Fort Campbell Army Installation were sentenced in U.S. District Court this week, announced U.S. Attorney Don Cochran of the Middle District of Tennessee.  Eight persons were initially charged in this case, seven of whom pleaded guilty.  John Roberts was convicted after a jury trial in August 2017 and later sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Cory Wilson, 42, of Clarksville, Tenn., was sentenced yesterday by visiting U.S. District Judge Hugh Lawson, from the Middle District of Georgia, to serve 44 months in prison.  Wilson pleaded guilty to conspiracy to steal U.S. Army property and selling that stolen property, two counts of wire fraud, and violating the Arms Export Control Act.  Judge Lawson also ordered Wilson to pay $500,000 in restitution to the U.S. Army.

Kyle Heade, 30, of Fort Campbell, Kentucky, previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy to steal and sell U.S. Army property. Heade was sentenced yesterday to 30 months in prison and was ordered to pay $10,000 restitution to the U.S. Army.

Michael Barlow, 30, of Clarksville, Tenn., previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy to steal and sell U.S. Army property and theft of government property and was sentenced yesterday to five years’ probation and was ordered to pay $5,000 restitution to the U.S. Army.

Jonathan Wolford, 29, Clarksville, Tenn., previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy to steal and sell U.S. Army property.  Wolford was sentenced today to three years’ probation and was ordered to pay $2,000 restitution to the U.S. Army.

This case was investigated by the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command.  Assistant United States Attorneys Thomas J. Jaworski and Courtney L. Coker prosecuted the case.

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