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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, March 22, 2013

Week In Review – Fort Wayne



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Mary Hatton

www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/ mary.hatton@usdoj.gov

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

COMPLAINTS:

Glenda R. Brickey, 27, of Ligonier, Indiana, was charged in a Complaint with possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine.These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Ligonier Police Department.This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anthony Geller.

Juan Sandoval, 45, of Fort Wayne, Indiana was charged in a Complaint with distribution of methamphetamine.These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the IMAGE Drug Task Force.This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anthony Geller.

Javier Madrigal, 48, and Lizbeth Correa, 34, of Wawaka, Indiana, were charged in a Complaint with distribution and possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine.These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Ligonier Police Department and the IMAGE Drug Task Force.This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anthony Geller.

DISPOSITIONS:

Michael Watkins, 55, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced by District Judge Theresa Springmann to 121 months imprisonment and 60 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offenses of distribution child pornography and possession of child pornography.According to documents filed by the government in this case, a d etective with the Noblesville, Indiana Police Department, located the IP address of a user who possessed, and was advertising for share, image and video files that had been previously identified as child pornography in other investigations by law enforcement.A response to a summons on the internet service provider revealed that the IP address belonged to Watkins.Pursuant to a federal search warrant, law enforcement recovered a computer, external hard drive and compact discs which contained images and videos of minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct.This case resulted from an investigation by members of the Indiana Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, including the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations and the Noblesville Police Department.This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lesley Miller Lowery.

Updated April 30, 2015