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 26, 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:
Delta Wilder, 21 (6/6/89), of the 1100 block of Morton Street, Gary, Indiana, was sentenced by Senior Judge Rudy Lozano to 108 months imprisonment and 5 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to counts two and six of a superseding indictment charging bank robbery/assault with a deadly weapon, and brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence in the case US v Washington et al. Wilder was charged with the aggravated bank robbery of Chase Bank in Hammond, Indiana in 2008, and brandishing a firearm in that robbery. These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation Grit Task Force. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Thomas Ratcliffe.
Hubert Lynn Edgemon, 65 (9/29/44), of the 6900 block of Polk Avenue, Portage, Indiana, plead guilty before Senior Judge Rudy Lozano to count one of an indictment charging him with being a felon in possession of a firearm. Edgemon was previously convicted of felony theft in Will County, Illinois. These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco, and Explosives. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jennifer Chang-Adiga.
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.