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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 8, 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 that a Grand Jury sitting in Hammond, Indiana, returned the following Indictments on April 8, 2010:

 

Anthony Dovichi, 47, of Cedar Lake, Indiana, was charged in a six count indictment with four counts of distribution of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine base, commonly known as crack cocaine; and two counts of distribution of five (5) grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine base, commonly known as crack cocaine. This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration/HIDTA Task Force, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Joshua Kolar.

 

Eddie McKee, 42, of Ford Heights, Illinois, was charged in a one count indictment with being a felon in possession of a firearm. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco, and Explosives/HIDTA Task Force, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Joshua Kolar.

 


            The United States Attorney's Office emphasized that an Indictment is merely an allegation and that all persons charged are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in court.


            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.