PCA Case: Wilkerson Awaits ‘Voluntary Surrender,’ Lists Grounds for Appeal

September 23, 2015

One of the three defendants sentenced Monday in the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) criminal case remains free.

Mary Wilkerson, who was sentenced to five years of imprisonment after her jury conviction for obstruction of justice, remains free on a $25,000 bond. That’s until she is assigned to a prison facility by the Bureau of Prisons and the U.S. Probation Office reports her voluntary surrender. U.S. District Judge W. Louis Sands provided her with those instruction in an order signed late Monday.

Stewart and Michael Parnell, who were sentenced Monday to 28- and 20-year sentences, respectively, were immediately taken into custody…