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United States Attorney David Capp

Northern District of Indiana

E. Ross Adair Federal Building & United States Courthouse

1300 South Harrison Street, Room 3128

Fort Wayne, IN 46802-3489



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         CONTACT: Mary L. Hatton

March 30, 2010                                                                           PHONE: (219) 937-5603

Fax: (219) 852-2770



ACTIVITY IN FEDERAL COURT - FORT WAYNE


Fort Wayne, IN—The United States Attorney's Office announced the following activity in federal court:

 

Shanelle Causey, 31, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced on 3/22/10 before Judge William C. Lee to 70 months imprisonment and 4 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to distribution of methamphetamine, and possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine, marijuana, or cocaine. This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Indiana State Police, and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lesley Miller Lowery.

 

Virginia Pace, 39, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, plead guilty on 3/25/10 before Judge Theresa Springmann to failing to disclose an event affecting continued rights to benefits. Sentencing has been set for July 7, 2010. This case was investigated by the Social Security Administration, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lovita Morris King.

 

Antron D. Ellis, 29, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced on 3/25/10 by Judge Theresa Springmann to 60 months imprisonment and 5 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to possession of a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime. This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration, and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lesley Miller Lowery.

 

Jammie J. Ragsdale, 29, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced on 3/26/10 by Judge Theresa Springmann to 46 months imprisonment and 2 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm, to wit: an H&R Sportsman .22 caliber pistol. Ragsdale has two prior felony convictions for theft and residential entry in 2005. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco, and Explosives and the Fort Wayne Police Department. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anthony Geller.

 

Clinton Young, 27, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced on 3/30/2010 by Judge William C. Lee, to 188 months imprisonment and 3 years supervised release after pleading guilty to the bank robbery of First Source Bank, and 84 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release to run consecutively for using, carrying, or brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence. This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Fort Wayne Police Department. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anthony Geller.

 

 

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.