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.