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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

January 25, 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:

 

Nathaniel Wheeler, 36, of Gary, Indiana, was sentenced on 1/21/10 by Judge Joseph Van Bokkelen to 10 months imprisonment and 2 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm, to wit; a 9mm Walther Semi-Automatic Pistol loaded with ammunition. Wheeler had a prior conviction for theft punishable by imprisonment exceeding one year. This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration, and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Joshua Kolar.