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United States Attorney David Capp

Northern District of Indiana

M01-204 S. Main Street

South Bend, IN 46601



Hammond                                                 South Bend                                               Fort Wayne

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         CONTACT: Mary L. Hatton June 10, 2010                                                                                   PHONE: (219) 937-5603 www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/                                                                   Fax: (219) 852-2770FEDERAL GRAND JURY IN SOUTH BEND RETURNS INDICTMENTSouth Bend, IN—The United States Attorney's Office announced that a Grand Jury sitting in South Bend, Indiana, returned the following Indictment on June 9, 2010:

Christy A. Jackson, 33, and Roger Lollis, 28, both of South Bend, Indiana, were charged in a five-count Indictment. Jackson was charged with one count of making false and fictitious written statements on ATF Form 4473 and one count of knowingly possessing a firearm while being a user of a controlled substance. Lollis was charged with one count of making false and fictitious written statements on ATF Form 4473; one count of knowingly and intentionally distributing marijuana, a Schedule I controlled substance; one count of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm; and one count of knowingly possessing a firearm while being a user of a controlled substance. These charges were filed as a result of an investigation by the South Bend Police Department and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Donald J. Schmid.

            The United States Attorney's Office emphasized that an Indictment is merely an allegation and that all persons charged are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in court.

            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.