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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, July 12, 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:

Dashawn Jones, 23, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced by District Judge Theresa L. Springmann to serve 18 months imprisonment, concurrent with any remaining un-discharged term of imprisonment as ordered by Allen County Superior Court, and 2 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of being a felon in possession of a firearm. Jones has a prior conviction for burglary.In December of 2012, during a residence check, Jones was discovered to have a firearm on his person. 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.

Antonio Sewell, 31, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced by District Judge Theresa L. Springmann to serve 76 months imprisonment and 4 years supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of conspiring to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute controlled substances.According to documents filed, Sewell maintained a place for the purpose of distributing cocaine. This case was the result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anthony Geller.

Updated April 30, 2015