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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

June 11, 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 that the following activity in federal court:

 

Rian U. Chambers, DOB 3/7/1974, of Gary, Indiana, was sentenced on 6/10/10 by Judge Joseph Van Bokkelen to 51 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to count 2 of an indictment charging him with unlawful transport of firearms by a convicted felon, to wit: one Ruger Model P95 9 millimeter pistol, and one Ruger Model P95 9 millimeter pistol. Chambers was previously convicted of first degree attempted rape in 1995 in Kentucky. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco, and Explosives, and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jennifer Chang-Adiga.

 

Darmaile Sutton, DOB 3/24/1974, of East Chicago, Indiana, was sentenced on 6/11/10 by Senior Judge James Moody to 46 months imprisonment and 2 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm to wit: a loaded Romarm 7.62 x 39 mm rifle. The firearm was loaded with ammunition and had attached to it a magazine that could accept more than 15 rounds of ammunition. Sutton was previously convicted of sexual misconduct with a minor in 2007, and possession of marijuana in 2009. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco, and Explosives/HIDTA Task Force, and the East Chicago Police Department, and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Nicholas Padilla.

 

Antonio Moreno-Jaimes, DOB 1/1/1970, of Hammond, Indiana, plead guilty on 6/11/10 before Senior Judge James Moody to counts one, two and four of an indictment charging him with illegal entry into the United States; misuse of a social security number; and fraudulently using a false identification document, being a Resident Alien Registration Card. This case was investigated by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Randall Stewart.

 

Alejandro Rios, DOB 12/2/1980, of Whiting, Indiana, plead guilty on 6/11/10 before Judge Joseph Van Bokkelen to count four of an indictment charging him with distribution of cocaine. This case was investigated by Drug Enforcement Administration/HIDTA Task Force, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jacqueline Jacobs.

 

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.