United States Attorney David Capp

Northern District of Indiana

E. Ross Adair Federal Building & United States Courthouse

1300 South Harrison Street, Room 3128

Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802-3489

Hammond                                                 South Bend                                               Fort Wayne

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         CONTACT: Mary L. Hatton

February 10, 2010                                                                               PHONE: (219) 937-5500

www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/                                                                    Fax: (219) 852-2770 




Fort Wayne, IN—The United States Attorney's Office announced:


Robert Cole, 32, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, plead guilty on 2/9/10 before Magistrate Judge Robert Cosbey to possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance (5 grams or more but less than 50 grams of cocaine base, “crack”), and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime. Upon conviction, Cole will forfeit a Glock pistol, 9 mm; 9mm ammunition; and $6,145.00 U.S. currency. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco, and Explosives, the Fort Wayne Police department, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lovita Morris King.



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.