United States Attorney David Capp
Northern District of Indiana
M01-204 S. Main Street
South Bend, IN 46601
Hammond South Bend Fort Wayne
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Mary L. Hatton April 16, 2010 PHONE: (219) 937-5603 www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/ Fax: (219) 852-2770ACTIVITY IN FEDERAL COURT - SOUTH BEND
South Bend, IN—The United States Attorney's Office announced:Jesus Reyes-Roque, 50, of Mexico, was sentenced on 4/15/10 before Judge Robert Miller, Jr., to 77 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to being an illegally re-entering the United States after being deported. Reyes Roque had been removed from the United States on 7 occasions and had previously been convicted of possession of a controlled substance for sale in 1995. This case was investigated by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jesse Barrett.
Don Diego Hill, 28, of South Bend, Indiana, plead guilty on 4/15/10 before Judge Robert Miller, Jr. to possessing with the intent to distribute a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine base (crack). Sentencing has been set for June 13, 2010. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco, and Explosives, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Frank Schaffer.
Michaell Jamison, of Claypool, Indiana, plead guilty on 4/15/10 before Magistrate Judge Christopher Nuechterlein to making a false statement during testimony under oath in a federal criminal case. Jamison testified as a witness called by the defense in the trial of United States v. Dennis Jamison, on November 16, 2009. In that case, her husband Dennis Jamison was charged with possessing a sawed-off shotgun that was not registered to him in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record. After being duly sworn to tell the truth, Michaell Jamison testified at the trial that the sawed-off shotgun belonged to and was owned by her and testified that the shotgun was not her husband’s gun. She knew when she testified at the trial that the sawed-off shotgun really belonged to Dennis Jamison. Sentencing has been set for July 1, 2010. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco, and Explosives and the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Donald Schmid.
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.