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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

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.