Grand juror could go to prison after pleading guilty to disclosing indictment on Facebook Messenger

- Grand juror could go to prison after pleading guilty to disclosing indictment on Facebook Messenger

Criminal Justice

A federal grand juror in Florida could go to prison after pleading guilty to disclosing a grand jury indictment to the girlfriend of the man charged.

Leslie Lynn Heburn, 37, of Miami pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice on Tuesday, according to the Miami Herald and a Department of Justice press release. Sentencing is scheduled for Aug. 22.

Heburn had been told about grand jury secrecy, but she disclosed the indictment May 10, 2017, before the arrest of Rocky Dejesus Molina on firearms charges, federal prosecutors say.

Heburn contacted Molina’s girlfriend on Facebook Messenger and said she had seen his name in an indictment, according to prosecutors. Heburn warned that Molina had been set up by a “snitch.”

After Molina’s arrest on May 24, 2017, the girlfriend contacted Heburn for more information. Heburn sent photos of the proposed indictment shown to grand jurors on May 4, 2017, before they returned the indictment the same day, according to the DOJ press release.

Molina pleaded guilty in October 2017 to dealing in firearms without a license and being a felon in possession of a firearm.


Be Sociable, Share!
FacebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedintumblrFacebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedintumblr

Follow Us!
FacebooktwitterpinterestlinkedinyoutubeFacebooktwitterpinterestlinkedinyoutube

Author: Edward Lott

Edward Lott, Ph.D., M.B.A. is president and managing partner of Allentown-based ForLawFirmsOnly Marketing, Inc., a local search and digital marketing agency that offers clients lead generation, local seo and Google Maps Domination. Ed has been a digital entrepreneur since 1994, having discovered very early the opportunities the Internet offered. After having spent over two decades helping attorneys grow their practice, Ed joined the staff of ForLawFirmsOnly Marketing as President and Managing Partner, where he is expanding the agency’s cutting-edge services to the legal market. A true marketing futurist, Ed's vast experience working directly with attorneys has given him a unique perspective on law firm marketing not found in many other digital marketing agencies. Ed has reshaped the offerings of ForLawFirmsOnly to focus on growing law firms through a holistic approach to digital marketing evident in the reformulated lead generation processes now in place. Want to learn more about ForLawFirmsOnly Marketing, their lead generation programs, or just talk to Ed about his visions for helping law firms grow? Call him at 855-943-8736.

Scroll Up