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
July 1, 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 the following activity in federal court:
Matthew Scott, Jr., 52 (7/19/1957), of Murray Street in Hammond, Indiana, was sentenced by Chief Judge Philip Simon to 37 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. Scott was previously convicted of possession of cocaine in 1995. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco, and Explosives and the Hammond Police Department, and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jennifer Chang-Adiga.
Stephanie Burney, of Chicago, Illinois, plead guilty before Chief Judge Philip Simon to count one of an indictment charging her with making false statements to buy a firearm. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco, and Explosives and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jennifer Chang-Adiga.
Brandon Roy, 30 (9/29/1979), of Vermont Street in Gary, Indiana, plead guilty before Senior Judge Rudy Lozano to count two of an indictment charging him with possession with the intent to distribute cocaine. This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney David Nozick.
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.