United States Attorney David Capp

Northern District of Indiana

5400 Federal Plaza, Suite 1500

Hammond, Indiana 46320

Hammond                                                 South Bend                                               Fort Wayne

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         CONTACT: Mary L. Hatton

April 13, 2010                                                                                     PHONE: (219) 937-5500

www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/                                                                    Fax: (219) 852-2770 





Hammond, Indiana—The United States Attorney's Office announced:


Andre Smith, 37, of Gary, Indiana, was sentenced on 4/6/10 before Senior Judge Rudy Lozano to 60 months imprisonment and 4 years of supervised release after being found guilty at trial of possession with the intent to distribute 5 grams or more of cocaine. This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation GRIT Task Force, and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jennifer Chang-Adiga.


William Geiger, 26, of West Lafayette, Indiana, plead guilty on 4/9/10 before Magistrate Judge Andrew Rodovich to receipt of child pornography. This case was investigated by the Lafayette Police Department, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jill Trumbull Harris.


The specific sentence in each case to be imposed upon conviction will be determined by the judge after a consideration of federal sentencing statutes and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.