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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, October 25, 2013

Week In Review – Fort Wayne

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Mary Hatton

www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/ CELL: (219) 314-9993

mary.hatton@usdoj.gov


Fort Wayne, Indiana —The United States Attorney’s Office announced the following activity in Federal Court:

DISPOSITIONS:

Demarcus White, 30, of Fort Wayne, Indiana was sentenced by District Judge Theresa L. Springmann to 46 months of imprisonment and 2 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of being a felon in possession of a firearm.According to documents filed in this case, several firearms were discovered in White’s custody during a traffic violation stop. White had two rifles and one handgun in his possession.In June 2003, White was convicted of armed bank robbery and brandishing and using a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence.This case was the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anthony Geller.

Ron Luthe, 40, of Fort Wayne, Indiana was sentenced by District Judge Theresa L. Springmann to 30 months imprisonment with 2 years supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of being a felon in possession of a firearm.According to documents filed in this case, in May 2012, Luthe was arrested with a Glock .40 handgun while working at a gun shop.In 2002, Luthe was sentenced for a conviction for Theft and Receiving Stolen Property.This case was the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Tina Nommay.

Updated April 30, 2015