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
ACTIVITY IN FEDERAL COURT - HAMMOND
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.