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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, September 6, 2013

Week In Review – South Bend



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Mary Hatton

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

mary.hatton@usdoj.gov

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

PLEA:

Scott Weaver, 29, of South Bend, Indiana pled guilty before District Judge Christopher A. Nuechterlein to the felony offense of knowingly distributing a mixture or substance containing methamphetamine. Magistrate Nuechterlein 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. Sentencing has been set for 12/5/2013.This case resulted from an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration.This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Frank Schaffer.

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.

DISPOSITIONS:

Juan Gallardo, 30, of LaPorte, Indiana was sentenced by District Judge Jon E. DeGuilio to 37 months imprisonment with 4 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of knowingly and intentionally conspiring to deliver a mixture or substance that contained cocaine.According to documents filed in this case, between February 2012 and December 2012, Gallardo and several others were involved in distributing cocaine in LaPorte County. This case was the result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration.This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Frank Schaffer.

Updated April 30, 2015