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August 2014

  • August 8, 2014
    South Bend Week in Review
    Brock Crowe, Arinda Nelly Garza, Alvin Maurice Lipsey, Kendrick Johnson, Ryan Dean Smith, Jarvis Tolbert
  • August 1, 2014
    Hammond Week in Review
    Christopher Bynum, Rolando Luis Diaz, Jennifer Grcich, Jerome Harris, Joseph Miller, Beaver Bernard Russell, Jane Woynaroski

July 2014

  • July 25, 2014
    South Bend Week in Review
    Christopher Candler, Leroy Clark, Eric Gainer, Timothy Heckaman, Gerardo Martinez-Quinonez
  • July 18, 2014
    Fort Wayne Week in Review
    Tyson Allen
  • July 18, 2014
    Hammond Week in Review
    Christopher Chico, Augustin Jacobo-Pagan, Jennifer Kurek, Gerardo Mendez
  • July 18, 2014
    South Bend Week in Review
    Robert Alphonse Deschepper III, Jack Marsh, Damarcus Moran
  • July 11, 2014
    Fort Wayne Week in Review
    Bryant Davis, Ben Fisher, Christopher Salas
  • July 11, 2014
    Hammond Week in Review
    Armando Ortega, Timothy Yatsko
  • July 11, 2014
    South Bend Week in Review
    Patrick Condon Jr., Daniel Haslam, Jose Luis Lopez, Maricruz Mendoza, Tiffany Miller, Alfonso Serrano, Davon Stewart
  • July 3, 2014
    Fort Wayne Week in Review
    Nathan Arnold, Bruce King
  • July 3, 2014
    South Bend Week in Review
    Joseph Golden, Jeremy Hall, Keon Lovelady, Marcelino Ruiz-Robles

June 2014

  • June 27, 2014
    Fort Wayne Week in Review
    Alfred Alcaraz, Michael Bure, Amanda McBride, Pedro Salud Rubio-Garica
  • June 27, 2014
    Hammond Week in Review
    Robert Barker, Jeanetta Brown, Sandra Hatton Mills, Rhonda Murphy, Paul Deshaun Robinson
  • June 27, 2014
    South Bend Week in Review
    Brian Baker, Alvin Blade III, Robert Carrico, David Diederich, Steven McCloughan
  • June 20, 2014
    Fort Wayne Week in Review
    Troy Ditiway
  • June 20, 2014
    Hammond Week in Review
    Michael McClellan, Tina McClellan, Robert Ross, Melissa Yates
  • June 20, 2014
    South Bend Week in Review
    David Carranza, Africa Gunn, Oscar Martinez, Joseph McLaren, John Williams
  • June 13, 2014
    Fort Wayne Week in Review
    Darwin Altamirano, Scott Robb
  • June 13, 2014
    Hammond Week in Review
    Fayez Abdallah, Israel Castro, Natisha Hillard, Amjad Muhamad, Ashraf Muhamad, Yousef Muhamad
  • June 13, 2014
    South Bend Week in Review
    Brittany Coburn, Jose Mario Sanchez, Melvin Darnell White
  • June 6, 2014
    Fort Wayne Week in Review
    Beau Eldridge, Maria Patricia Herrera, James Nelson, Rico Parrish
  • June 6, 2014
    Hammond Week in Review
    Christopher Castro, Derrick Green, Claude Hunter, Dwayne Allen Jackson, Christopher Lewis Sidney Sellers, Duane Spears Jr., Carmalita Stewart-Cannon, Desman Thomas, Veronica Woods-Smith
  • June 6, 2014
    South Bend Week in Review
    Javier Gomez-Sanchez

May 2014

  • May 30, 2014
    Fort Wayne Week in Review
    Deandre banks
  • May 30, 2014
    Hammond Week in Review
    Dwayne Ashford, Theodis Lanfair
  • May 30, 2014
    South Bend Week in Review
    Lorenzo Coben, William Cooper, Erskine Jones, Gigi Riley
  • May 23, 2014
    Fort Wayne Week in Review
    Michael Banks, Darnell Bontempo, Courtney Crusoe, Leobardo Gaona, Brandon Keister, Alejandro Luna, Calvin Miller, J.D. Richey, Crissy Till
  • May 23, 2014
    Hammond Week in Review
    Chauncey Hackett Jr., Otis Irvin Jr., Robert Lemon, John Lytle, Michael Nash
  • May 23, 2014
    South Bend Week in Review
    Kevin Becerril, Michael Hillebrand III, Robert Loft, Dan Warren
  • May 16, 2014
    Fort Wayne Week in Review
    Phillip Biddle, Billy Gonzalez, Alejandro Luna, Baldemar Robles, Brandon Sizemore, Luis Tapia
  • May 16, 2014
    Hammond Week in Review
    Christopher Bour, Keith Cloudy, Richard Dickus, Stewart Roth, Karen Stone
  • May 16, 2014
    South Bend Week in Review
    Larry Jones
  • May 9, 2014
    Fort Wayne Week in Review
    Damion Alexander, Charley Gonzalez III, Armando Gonzalez-Guitierrez, Manuel Herrera, Joseph Luna, Narciso Soto III
  • May 9, 2014
    Hammond Week in Review
    Tambra Ducker, James Huddleston, Jennifer Kurek, Jeremy Lloyd, Alejandro Murillo, Kiontay Pennington
  • May 2, 2014
    Fort Wayne Week in Review
    Natalie Catalan
  • May 2, 2014
    Hammond Week in Review
    Gary Lindsey, Brandon Jackson, Rene Patterson, Linda Rosenberg, Jermel Washington
  • May 2, 2014
    South Bend Week in Review
    Tyrone Franklin
Date
US v
Press Release

5/2/14

Hammond

Linda Rosenberg
Plea: Participating in a Conspiracy to Receive Kickbacks for the Referral of Medicaid and Medicare Patient to Other Service Providers; Dispensing a controlled substance Outside the Scope of Professional Practice; Misbranding
Rene Patterson
Plea: Felon in Possession
Gary Lindsey
Disposition: Passing Counterfeit Obligations
Jermel Washington
Disposition: Possession of Non-registered Gun
Brandon Jackson
Disposition: Felon in Possession of Firearm
South Bend
Tyrone Franklin
Disposition: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Fort Wayne
Natalie Catalan
Disposition: Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana

5/9/14

Hammond

Jeremy Lloyd
Plea: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Tambra Ducker
Plea: Possession with the Intent to Distribute Heroin
Kiontay Pennington
Plea: Homicide in the Aid of Racketeering Activity
James Huddleston
Plea: Theft from Programs Receiving Federal Funds
Jennifer Kurek
Plea: Theft of Government Property
Alejandro Murillo
Disposition: Possession with the Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine
Fort Wayne
Charley Gonzalez III
Plea: Conspiracy to Distribute and Possess with the Intent to Distribute Cocaine; Possession of Firearm in Furtherance of Drug Trafficking Crime
Damion Alexander
Plea: Possession of Firearm after Conviction of Misdemeanor Crime of Domestic Violence
Narciso Soto III
Plea: Maintaining a Drug Involved Premises
Joseph Luna
Plea: Conspiracy to Distribute and Possess with the Intent to Distribute Cocaine
Manuel Herrera
Plea: Conspiracy to Distribute and Possess with the Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance
Armando Gonzalez-Guitierrez
Disposition: Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance

5/15/14

Fort Wayne

Alvaro Rivera-Arvayo
Indictment: Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana
Luis Ramirez-Perez
Indictment: Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana
Matthew Hottinger
Indictment: Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana; Managing and Controlling a Drug Involved Premises

5/16/14

Hammond

Keith Cloudy
Plea: Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine
Richard Dickus
Plea: Theft of Government Property
Karen Stone
Disposition: Embezzlement
Christopher Bour
Disposition: Purchase of Child for Production of Child Pornography; Production of Child Pornography; Possession of Child Pornography
Stewart Roth
Disposition: Violation of Clean Water Act
South Bend
Larry Jones
Disposition: Possession of Stolen Firearm
Fort Wayne Plea: Armed Bank Robbery
Plea: Possession of Child Pornography
Plea: Conspiracy to Distribute and Possess with the Intent to Distribute Cocaine
Plea: Conspiracy to Possess with the intent to Distribute Cocaine
Disposition: Conspiracy to Possess with the Intent to Distribute Cocaine
Disposition: Maintaining Drug Involved Premises; Felon in Possession of Firearm

 

April 2014

Date
US v
Press Release

4/4/14

Hammond

Ronier Scott
Disposition: Failure to File Federal Tax Return
Turrell Anderson
Disposition: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Willie Harris
Disposition: Conspiracy to Commit Fraud with Identification Documents; Fraud with Identification Documents; Trafficking in Counterfeit Devices; Aggravated Identity Theft
South Bend
Marcelino Ruiz-Robles
Plea: Distribution of Cocaine
Patrick Condon, Jr.
Plea: Theft of Government Property
Tiffany Miller
Plea: Theft of Government Property
Devon Stewart
Plea: Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine; Possession of Firearm in Furtherance of Drug Trafficking Crime
Areryaunna Parahams
Disposition: Conspiracy to Defraud the United States Department of Treasury
Demonte Brantley
Disposition: Possession of Firearm with Obliterated Serial Number

4/11/14

Hammond

Ronald Jamerson
Disposition: Failing to File Quarterly Employment Tax Returns; Failure to Pay Federal Income Taxes and Federal Insurance Contribution Act Taxes
South Bend
Shan Skinner
Plea: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Willie Long
Plea: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Angela White
Disposition: Conspiracy to Defraud the United States Department of Treasury
Brian Lindsey
Disposition: Passing Counterfeit Federal Reserve Notes
Fort Wayne
Stefanie Redfern
Plea: Maintaining a Drug Involved Premises
Hayley VanDurmen
Plea: Selling Firearm to Convicted Felon
Christopher Smith
Plea: Felon In Possession of Firearm
Eddie Carlisle
Plea: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Contrel Johnson
Disposition: Felon in Possession of Firearm

4/16/14

Hammond

Keith Soderquist
Indictment: Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud; Filing False Tax Returns; Theft of Funds: Accessory After the Fact; Structuring Financial Transactions
Deborah Soderquist
Indictment: Indictment: Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud; Filing False Tax Returns; Theft of Funds; Accessory After the Fact; Structuring Financial Transactions
Miranda Brakley
Indictment: Theft of Funds: Bankruptcy Fraud

4/17/14

Lafayette

Steven Borchert
Disposition: Filing False Income Tax Returns

4/18/14

Hammond

Jeremiah Elllis
Indictment: Bank Robbery
Ashley Patterson
Indictment: Bank Robbery
DeCarlos Frazier
Indictment: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Akeem Dillon
Indictment: Felon in Possession of Firearm
William Cantrell
Indictment: Internet Stalking
Nathan Huey-Dingle
Superseding Indictment: Mann Act Violation; Sex Trafficking by Force, Fraud or Coercion; Travel Act Violation
Dajon Rowlett
Plea: Distribution of Crack Cocaine
Hudie Scott
Plea: Distribution of Crack Cocaine
Beaver Bernard Russell
Plea: Bank Robbery
Cedric Payton
Disposition: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Jeannie Bellar
Disposition: Embezzlement
South Bend
Timothy Heckaman
Plea: Theft of Government Property
Frederick Dotson
Plea: Possession of Firearm in Furtherance of Drug Trafficking Crime
Leroy Clark
Plea: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Ronald Simmons
Disposition: Taking, Killing or Possessing Migratory Birds
Fort Wayne
Trevor Rodriguez
Plea: Sale of Firearm to Convicted Felon
Devonte Travier
Plea: Use of Firearm during Crime of Violence
Travon Russell
Plea: Felon in Possession
Deyante Stephens
Plea: Aiding Armed Bank Robbery
Darwin Altamirano
Plea:Withholding Information on a Crime
Whitney Sparkman
Disposition: Distribution of a Controlled Substance
Javier Madrigal
Disposition: Distribution of Methamphetamine
Jasper Williams
Disposition: Possession with the Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance; Carrying a Firearm during a Drug Trafficking Crime
Beth Boger
Disposition: Wire Fraud; Income Tax Evasion
Trent Moore
Disposition: Distribution of Cocaine; Distribution of Crack Cocaine
Jonathan Armburo
Disposition: Carrying a Firearm during Drug Trafficking Crime; Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana
Antonio Flores
Disposition: Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Cocaine and Marijuana; Possession of Cocaine and Marijuana

4/25/14

Hammond

John Michael Johnson
Disposition: Felon in Possession of Firearm
South Bend
Kevin Becerril
Indictment: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Jerome White
Indictment: Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance; Possession of Firearm in furtherance of Drug Trafficking Crime; Felon in Possession of Firearm
David Perry
Plea: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Demarucus Bowling
Plea: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Christopher Simmons
Disposition: Killing of Possessing Migratory Birds
Silvano Alonso-Pineda
Disposition: Illegal Re-entry; Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine
Adam Shetler
Disposition: Theft of Government Property
Lashaun Murry
Disposition: Felon in Possession of a Firearm
Charles Douglas
Disposition: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Fort Wayne
Augustine Luna
Plea: Conspiracy to Possess with intent to Distribute Cocaine
Nathan Hasty
Plea: Sexual Exploitation of Children
Edward Williams
Plea: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Ryan Lasuer
Disposition: Conspiracy to Distribute a controlled Substance; Felon in Possession of Firearm
Christine Hagan
Disposition: Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance

 

March 2014

Date
US v
Press Release

3/3/14

South Bend

Patrick Condon, Jr.
Indictment: Theft of Government Money; Unlawful Receipt of Federal Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Tiffany Miller
Indictment: Theft of Government Money; Unlawful Receipt of Federal Unemployment Insurance Benefits
John O. Williams
Indictment:Theft of Government Money; Unlawful Receipt of Federal Unemployment Insurance Benefits

3/7/14

Hammond

Darian Brown
Plea: Mail Fraud
Roy Dunn
Plea: Conspiracy to Submit Fraudulent Claims to Medicare
Jeanetta Brown
Plea: Making False Statements in Purchase of Firearm
James Gerodemos
Plea: Dealing in Explosive Material without a License
South Bend
Quintin Ferguson
Plea: Possession with the Intent to Distribute Heroin
Quintien Walker
Disposition: Making False Statements in Acquisition of Firearm
Alicia Green
Disposition: Defauding the US Government
Fort Wayne
Keana Davis
Disposition: Distribution of Crack Cocaine

3/13/14

South Bend

Andre Forbes
Indictment: Distribution of Cocaine; Distribution of Crack Cocaine; Possession of Firearm in furtherance of Drug Trafficking Crime; Felon in Possession of Firearm
Brian Kandefer; K2 Capital Management Inc.
Indictment:Wire Fraud, Mail Fraud; Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud; Money Laundering
Erskine Jones
Indictment: Felon in Possession of Firearm and Ammunition
Demarcus Moran
Indictment: Felon in Possession of Firearm and Ammunition
Wanda Shorter; Empowerment Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Inc.
Indictment:Healthcare Fraud; Aggravated Identity Theft
Otis Tate
Indictment: Felon in Possession of Firearm; Possession of Stolen Firearm
Aaron Mendoza
Indictment: Illegal Alien in Possession of Firearm

3/14/14

Hammond

Ronald Holmes/NH Environmental Group

Disposition: Causing the Discharge of Pollutants into the Hammond Sanitary District's Public ally Owned Treatment Works without a Permit

NH Environmental: Violating a National Pretreatment Standard Under the Clean Water Act

South Bend
Lawrence Tinsman
Disposition: Distribution of Child Pornography
Nora Guardiola
Disposition: Distribution of Cocaine
William Speybroeck
Disposition: Possession/Disposing of Stolen Merchandise Across State Lines
Gary Franklin
Disposition: Possession/Selling Stolen Vehicles that had Crossed State Lines after being Stolen

3/21/14

Hammond

Linda Rosenberg
Plea: Conspiracy to Receive Kickbacks for the Referral of Medicaid and Medicare Patients to Service Providers; Dispensing Controlled Substance Outside of Scope of Professional Practice; Misbranding
Kenneth Robinson
Disposition: Health Care Fraud
South Bend
Brian Baker
Plea: Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin; Possession of Firearm in furtherance of Drug Trafficking Crime
Robert Carrico
Plea: Possession with intent to Distribute Controlled Substances; Possession of Firearm in furtherance of Drug Trafficking Crime
Abraham DeLuna-Esparza
Disposition: Illegal Re-Entry
Fort Wayne
Bryant Davis
Plea: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Matthew Vanschoick
Plea: Bank Robbery
Brandon Betz
Disposition: Retaliating Against a Witness, Victim or Informant
Scott Robb
Information: Theft of Property from Veterans Administration Medical Center; Introduction into Interstate Commerce of Stolen Medical Devices

3/26/14

Fort Wayne

Beau Eldridge
Indictment: Felon in Possession of Firearm

3/28/14

South Bend

Joseph Smith
Disposition: Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin
David Diederich
Plea: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Brittany Coburn
Plea: Obstructing Mail
Evan Vanator
Disposition: Illegal Drug User in Possession of Firearm
Robert Lyons
Disposition: Manufacturing Marijuana
Fort Wayne
Jose Perea Casteneda
Disposition: Conspiracy to Distribute and Possess a Controlled Substance
Deangelo Copeland
Disposition: Armed Bank Robbery; Carrying and Using Firearm during Crime of Violence
Sergio Alvarez-Arellano
Disposition: Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine

3/31/14

Fort Wayne

Kelvin Walker
Indictment: Making False Claim on IRS Tax Returns

 

February 2014

Date
US v
Press Release

2/7/14

Hammond

Ronier Scott
Plea: Failure to File a Federal Tax Return
Jermel Washington
Plea: Possession of a Non-Registered Firearm
Paul Robinson
Plea: Distribution of Heroin
Alejandro Murillo
Plea: Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine
David Johnson
Disposition: Payment of Bribe to Agent of Local Government Receiving Federal Funds
Sonyinee Davis-Pope
Disposition: Making False Statements to the US Postal Service
Stacy Davis
Disposition: Bank Robbery
Eugene Wilson
Disposition: Wire Fraud
South Bend
William Cooper II
Plea: Possession of Firearm by Unlawful Drug User
Jose Gonzalez
Disposition: Possession with Intent to Distribute Controlled Substances
Emilio Santana-Esquivel
Disposition: Use of a False Social Security Number
Tad Vandermark
Disposition: Production of Child Pornography
Shawn Fox
Disposition: Bank Robbery with Use of a Firearm
Fort Wayne
Leobardo Gaona
Plea: Conspiracy to Distribute and Possess with Intent to Distribute Cocaine
Raul Resendiz
Plea: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Evangelos Doublas
Disposition: Possession with intent to Distribute Marijuana

2/12/14

South Bend

EPA Settlement
Clean Water Acts Violations

2/14/14

Hammond

Andrew Bolden
Plea: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Robert Sanders
Disposition: Conspiracy and Attempt to Commit Fraud with Identification Documents
Joshua Mijares
Disposition: Re-Entry of Deported Alien
South Bend
Robert Carrico
Indictment: Distribution of Ecstasy; Distribution of Marijuana; possession of Firearms in furtherance of Drug Trafficking Crime; Drug User in Possession of Firearm
Keon Lovelady
Indictment: False Statements in Acquisition of Firearm
Leroy James
Indictment: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Gerardo Martinez-Quinonez
Indictment: False Representation of a Social Security Number
Felix Gonzalez-Cedillo
Plea: Illegal Alien in Possession of Firearm
Brian Cruz
Plea: Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Robert Loft
Plea: Distribution of Methamphetamine: Possession of Firearm in furtherance of Drug Trafficking Crime
Richard Maxon
Disposition: Possession of Vehicle with Altered VIN Number with Intent to Dispose
Jacalyn Selman
Disposition: Embezzlement of Mail
Fort Wayne
Nathan Arnold
Plea: Theft or Receipt of Stolen Mail Matter
Booker Sewell
Disposition: Felon in Possession of Firearm; Maintaining a Place for the Purpose of Distribution and Using Cocaine and Marijuana
Damarcus Johnson
Disposition: Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine; Carrying a Firearm during and in relation to a Drug Trafficking Crime

2/19/14

Hammond

Montrell Jolly
Indictment: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Piljo Piljagic
Indictment: Illegal Alien Aiding Non-citizens of US to Fraudulently Marry US Citizens
Michael Nash
Indictment: Conspiracy to Defraud the Government by Submitting False Claims for Income Tax Refunds
Michael Radovick
Indictment: Felon in Possession of Firearm; Unlawful User of Controlled Substance in Possession of Firearm; Distribution of Cocaine; Committing Crimes while on Pretrial Release

2/21/14

Hammond

Mario Stokes
Plea: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Jose Arriaga
Plea: Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine
Joiey Jones
Plea: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Tonja Muldrow
Disposition: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Kevin Wilkerson
Disposition: Bank Robbery
Mark Bozovich
Disposition: Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Heroin
Lamar Johnson
Disposition: Transporting a Minor with Intent that she Engage in Prostitution
Brealon Miller, Jr.
Disposition: Armed Bank Robbery
South Bend
Michael Hillebrand III
Plea: Theft of Government Property
Joseph Golden
Plea: Attempt to Commit Larceny
Rick Franklin
Disposition: Possession of Vehicle with Altered VIN Number with Intent to Dispose
Christopher Wilhite
Disposition: Possession of Child Pornography
Michael Spurgeon
Disposition: Manufacturing of Marijuana
Raymond Belsan
Disposition: Distribution of Child Pornography
Dontrell Smith
Disposition: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Fort Wayne
Michael Bure
Plea: Bank Robbery
Jerome Burney
Disposition: Wire Fraud
Curtis Wittwer
Disposition: Maintain a Drug Involved Premises
Jamison Grudorf
Disposition: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Nicole Andrews
Disposition: Accessory After the Fact to Bank Robbery
Lizbeth Correa
Disposition: Making Drug Involved Premises Available for Use

2/25/14

Fort Wayne

Travon D. Russell
Indictment: Felon in Possession of Firearm; Maintaining a Drug Involved Premises

2/26/14

Fort Wayne

Indictment: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Indictment: Possession with the Intent to Distribute Cocaine
Indictment: Maintaining a Drug Involved Premise; Possession of Firearm in furtherance of Drug Trafficking Crime; Felon in Possession of Firearm
Indictment: Maintaining a Drug Involved Premises
Indictment; Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Cocaine; Possession of a firearm in furtherance of Drug Trafficking Crime; Distribution of Heroin
Indictment; Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Cocaine; Possession of a firearm in furtherance of Drug Trafficking Crime
Indictment; Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Cocaine; Possession of a firearm in furtherance of Drug Trafficking Crime
Indictment; Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Cocaine; Possession of a firearm in furtherance of Drug Trafficking Crime
Indictment; Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Cocaine; Possession of a firearm in furtherance of Drug Trafficking Crime
Indictment; Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Cocaine; Possession of a firearm in furtherance of Drug Trafficking Crime

2/28/14

Hammond

Anthony Bitterling
Plea: Conspiracy to Submit False Claims to Medicare
Karen Stone
Plea: Embezzlement of Union Funds
Jose Reyes-Zuniga
Disposition: Fraudulent Use of Social Security Number
Christian Austin
Disposition: Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin
Virlissa Crenshaw
Disposition: Theft from Local Government Receiving Federal Funds; Making False Statements on a Tax Return
Terrance Winton
Disposition: Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine
Mark Alan Smith
Disposition: Receipt of Child Pornography
Booker Rogers
Disposition: Failure to Register as Sex Offender
Adam Buckler
Disposition: Distribution of Child Pornography
Octavio Casas-Garcia
Disposition: Illegal Re-entry
Antoine McClain
Disposition: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Tyrone Benson
Disposition: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Javante Toran
Disposition: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Kenneth Sandidge
Disposition: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Carl Powers
Disposition: Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud; Wire Fraud
Jerome Robinson
Disposition: Distribution of Heroin
Chester Washington
Disposition: Felon in Possession of Firearm
South Bend
Frederick Dotson
Indictment: Distribution of a Controlled Substance; Possession of Firearm in furtherance of Drug Trafficking Crime; Felon in Possession of Firearm
Luis Trevino
Indictment: Possession with intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance; Felon in Possession of Firearms; Possession with intent to Distribute Marijuana
Eshar Burks
Indictment:Possession with intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance; Possession of Firearm in furtherance of Drug Trafficking Crime
Timothy Heckaman
Indictment: Theft of Government Money; Unlawful Receipt of Federal Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Javier Gomez-Sanchez
Plea: Distribution of Methamphetamine
Carmen Leon
Disposition: Conspiracy to Distribute Narcotics; Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering
Maria San Juana Fernandez
Disposition: Structuring Transactions to Evade Reporting Requirements and Penalty
Cesar Leon
Disposition: Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana; Structuring Money Transactions to Evade Reporting Requirements
Abdul Amin Shabazz
Disposition: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Jose Patlan
Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine and Marijuana
Darius Witherspoon
Disposition: Bank Robbery; Assault with a Deadly Weapon; Possession of Firearm in Relation to Crime of Violence
Horacio Hernandez
Disposition: Re-entry of Deported Alien
Fort Wayne
Pedro Rubio-Garcia
Plea: Conspiracy to Distribute and Possess with intent to Distribute Cocaine and Methamphetamine; Selling Firearm to Convicted Felon
Derek Davenport
Disposition: Possession with intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance; Carrying Firearm in furtherance of Drug Trafficking Crime; Felon in Possession of Firearm
Ricky James
Disposition: Felon in Possession of Firearm

 

January 2014

Date
US v
Press Release

1/10/14

Hammond

Raynell Vaxter
Disposition: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Marilyn Krusas
Disposition: Tax Evasion
Collection 2013
NDIN Collection Release
South Bend
Angela White
Plea: Conspiracy to Defraud the US Treasury
Gilardo Huerta-Bucio
Disposition: Involvement in Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine
Fort Wayne
Rodrick Dedeaux
Disposition: Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana and Hashish

1/17/14

Hammond

Robert Barker
Indictment: Making False Statement in Purchase of Firearms; Felon in Possession of Firearm
Gerardo Mendez
Indictment: Passing Counterfeit Obligations
Rita Law
Indictment: Human Trafficking: Transporting for Purpose of Prostitution
Edward Olszewski
Indictment: Transporting for Purpose of Prostitution
Salvador Chavez
Plea: Conspiracy to Participate in Racketeering Activity
Cedric Payton
Plea: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Demetrius Moore
Disposition: Theft of Government Property
Jose Ortiz
Disposition: Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute and Distribution of Cocaine
Scott Filbey
Disposition: Production of Child Pornography
Simmuel Mobley
Disposition: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Antonio Wilson
Disposition: Distribution of Crack Cocaine within 1000 Feet of a School
South Bend
LaShaun Murry
Plea: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Silvino Alonso-Pineda
Plea: Illegal Reentry
Vernado Malone
Plea: Aggravated Identity Theft
Taja Anderson
Disposition: Bank Robbery-Accessory after the Fact
Kendra Winston
Disposition: Bank Robbery
Fort Wayne
Juan Sandoval
Disposition: Distribution of Methamphetamine; Felon in Possession of Firearm
Ronald Bodley
Disposition: Possession with intent to Distribute Cocaine

1/22/14

Fort Wayne

Shawn Norman
Indictment: Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin
Sheila Robinson
Indictment: Wire Fraud; Making False Statements; Mail Fraud; Aggravated Identity Theft
Deantre Rogers
Indictment: Distribution of Crack Cocaine
Christopher Smith
Indictment: Felon in Possession of Firearm

1/24/14

Hammond

Natisha Hillard
Plea: Sale of Child by Parent for Production of Child Pornography; Permitting Child by Parent to Participate in Production of Child Pornography
Keyosha Toney
Plea: Making False Statements in Purchase of Firearm
Octavio Casas-Garcia
Plea: Illegal Reentry
Ronald Parks
Disposition: Kidnapping
South Bend
Kenny Lee
Plea:Unlawful Transport of Firearms
Dan Warren
Plea: Theft of Government Property
Adam Shetler
Plea: Theft of Government Property
Rebecca Turner
Disposition: Distribution of Methamphetamine
Scott Weaver
Disposition: Distribution of Methamphetamine
Fort Wayne
Kameron Kutzli
Disposition: Retaliation against Witness/Victim/Informant

1/27/14

Hammond

Richard Reyes
Conviction: Conspiracy to Participate in Racketeering Activity; Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine and Marijuana; Murder in Aid of Racketeering Activity; Murder resulting from Use and Carrying of Firearm during Crime of Violence

1/28/14

Fort Wayne

Courtney Crusoe
Indictment: Bank Fraud; Bank Embezzlement; Conspiracy to Launder Money
Deandre Banks
Indictment: Bank Fraud; Conspiracy to Launder Money
Marcel Banks
Indictment: Bank Fraud; Money Laundering

1/29/14

Fort Wayne

Crissy Til
Indictment: Embezzlement

1/31/14

Hammond

Azzam Al-Hindi
Plea: Mail Fraud
Valon Tyson
Plea: Making False Statements to US Postal Inspector
Christopher Bour
Plea: Purchase of Child for Production of Child Pornography; Production of Child Pornography; Possession of Child Pornography
John Johnson
Plea: Felon in Possession of Firearm
Jose de Jesus Mariscal-Rivas
Disposition: Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine
Heriberto Hernandez-Fraye
Disposition: Illegal Reentry
Kevin Brewster
Disposition: Production of Child Pornography; Receipt of Child Pornography; Possession of Child Pornography
South Bend
Ronald Simmons
Plea: Possessing Migratory Birds
Javier Montoya
Disposition: Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine
Tenneil Selner
Disposition: Distribution of Pseudoephedrine
Fort Wayne
Juan Pena
Plea: Distribution of Controlled Substance
JD Richey
Plea: Embezzlement of Labor Union Funds
William Sallee
Disposition: Retaliation Against Victim/Witness/Informant

 

 

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