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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 August 19, 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 the following activity in Federal Court:

James K. Taylor, 52, of South Bend, Indiana, was sentenced by Judge Robert Miller, Jr. to 64 months imprisonment and 2 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to count one of an indictment charging him with being a felon in possession of a firearm. Taylor was previously convicted of battery (2004); bail jumping (1988); possession of controlled substances (1984); theft (1981); and assault with intent to kill (1975).These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco, and Explosives. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Donald Schmid.

Roger Lollis, 28, of South Bend, Indiana, pled guilty before Magistrate Judge Christopher Nuechterlein to count four of an indictment charging him with being a felon in possession of a firearm in the case US v Jackson et al. Lollis was previously convicted of aggravated use of a weapon in 2003. These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco, and Explosives and the South Bend Police Department. This case 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.