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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, March 28, 2014

Week In Review – Hammond


Hammond, Indiana - The United States Attorney’s Office announced the following activity in Federal Court:

DISPOSITION (before Judge Joseph S. Van Bokkelen)

Joseph Smith, 23, of South Bend, Indiana was sentenced to 30 months term of imprisonment followed by 3 years of supervised release on his guilty plea to the felony offense of conspiracy to distribute heroin.According to documents filed in this case, local law enforcement officers were notified of Smith’s involvement in the distribution of heroin.After investigations were conducted, it was determined that Smith drove another individual to various locations to deliver narcotics.This case was the result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Agency.This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Joshua Kolar.

Updated April 30, 2015