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
March 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:
Thomas Slapnicker, 27, of Mentor, Ohio was sentenced on 2/26/10 by Senior Judge Rudy Lozano to 51 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to transmitting a threatening telephone call. This case was investigated by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and the Lake Station Police Department, and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jill Trumbull-Harris.
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.