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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, June 14, 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:

PLEA

Derrick Tennant, 36, of Defiance, Ohio, pled guilty before Magistrate Judge Roger B. Cosbey to the felony offense of knowingly or intentionally using a communication facility to facilitate a drug felony. Magistrate Cosbey is recommending that the district court accept the tendered guilty plea.Parties have 10 days in which to object to the magistrate judge’s recommendation. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anthony Gellar.

Glenda Brickey, 27, of Ligonier, Indiana pled guilty before Magistrate Judge Roger B. Cosbey to the felony offense of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Magistrate Cosbey is recommending that the district court accept the tendered guilty plea.Parties have 10 days in which to object to the magistrate judge’s recommendation. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Agency.This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anthony Gellar.

If convicted in court, any specific sentence to be imposed will be determined by the judge after a consideration of federal sentencing statutes and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.

DISPOSITION:

Ricky Winston, 53, of Fort Wayne, Indiana was sentenced by District Judge Theresa L. Springmann to 33 months imprisonment and 2 years supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.In 2004, Winston was convicted of battery.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 Lesley Miller-Lowery.

Updated April 30, 2015