Federal prosecutors have filed a motion to keep a South Hill man indicted on drug and weapons charges in jail, arguing that he is a flight risk.
A grand jury last week indicted Jeremy Capodanno, 36, with manufacturing marijuana, carrying a firearm in relation to a drug trafficking crime and possessing a firearm during a drug trafficking crime.
If convicted, he faces 15 years to life in prison.
“Given this lengthy sentence, the defendant has an incentive to flee,” prosecutors argue in the 8-page motion. “In addition, the defendant’s previous efforts to hide his assets, suggest that he may still …