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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 December 10, 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:

Timothy T. Rallings, 35, of the 12900 block of S US 31, Kokomo, Indiana , was sentenced by Judge Robert Miller, Jr. to 51 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to count one of an indictment charging him with being an unlawful user of a controlled substance in possession of a firearm. This case was the result of an investigation by Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, and the Indiana State Police. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney William Grimmer.

David C. Davis, 30, of the 300 block of Woodshedge Drive, Michigan City, Indiana, was sentenced by Judge Jon DeGuilio to 50 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to count two of an indictment charging him with being a felon in possession of a firearm. This case was the result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Frank Schaffer.

Ian Michael Donaldson, 24, of 400 block of S. Lombardy Street, South Bend, Indiana, was sentenced by Judge Robert Miller, Jr. to 8 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to count of an indictment charging him with being a felon in possession of a firearm. This case was the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, and the South Bend Police Department. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Donald Schmid.

Johnny D. Parker, 27, of the 1100 block of Orange Street, Elkhart, Indiana, was sentenced by Judge Jon DeGuilio to 30 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. This case was the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Frank Schaffer.

Matthew Fiandt, 25, of Cedarview Dr., Elkhart, Indiana, pled guilty before Judge Robert Miller, Jr. to count one of an indictment charging him with possession of a firearm by an unlawful user of controlled substances. These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, and the Indiana State Police. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney John Maciejczyk.

Alejandro Castillo, of the 500 block of E. Indiana Street, South Bend, Indiana, pled guilty before Magistrate Judge Christopher Neuchterlein to count two of an indictment charging him with conspiracy to distribute cocaine. Sentencing has been set for 3/14/2011. These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Frank Schaffer.

Scott Baldwin, 39, and Kelly Bill, 55, of the 16400 block of CR 8, Bristol, Indiana, pled guilty to felony charges before Magistrate Judge Christopher Neuchterlein. Baldwin pled to count three of an indictment charging him with possession of a firearm while under felony indictment. Bill pled to counts one and two of the same indictment charging unlawful use of controlled substances while in possession of a firearm. Baldwin’s sentencing has been set for 2/24/2011. Bill’s sentencing has been set for 3/3/2011. These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Frank Schaffer.

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.