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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Indiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Indictments Returned In Hammond Federal Court



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Mary Hatton

www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/ FAX (219) 852-2770

Hammond, Indiana- The United States Attorney’s Office announced that the following Indictments were returned on February 7, 2013:

Monta Oliver, 35, of Gary, Indiana, was charged in an Indictment with distribution of crack cocaine.These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Gary Police Department.This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Armando Salinas.

Leonardo Torres-Flores, 22, of Valparaiso, Indiana, was charged in an Indictment with being found in the United States without permission after having been previously removed.These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Dean Lanter.

The United States Attorney's Office emphasized that an Indictment is merely an allegation and that all persons charged are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in court.

Updated April 30, 2015