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 5, 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:
Alexander Carson, 38, of Gary, Indiana, plead guilty on 3/5/10 before Chief Judge Philip Simon to being a felon in possession of a firearm, to wit: a Springfield .40 caliber semi-automatic pistol, and 2 Romarm 7.62 x 39 millimeter rifles. Carson was convicted of battery in 2002 in Lake County, conspiracy/dealing in cocaine or narcotic drug in 1990 in Madison County, Indiana, and conspiracy/dealing in cocaine or narcotic drug again in 1995 in Grant County, Indiana. Sentencing has been set for June 16, 2010. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco, and Explosives HIDTA task force and the Gary Police Department, and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Nicholas Padilla.
Timothy Miglieri, 31, of East Chicago, Indiana, was sentenced on 3/3/10 by Judge Simon to 12 months and 1 day imprisonment, followed by two years of supervised release, following his felony conviction for being a felon in possession of a firearm. In September 2009, the Hammond Police Department arrested Miglieri for possessing a .357 Magnum firearm. Miglieri has prior felony convictions for aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and criminal mischief. Miglieri has been in custody since the date of his September 2009 arrest. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco, and Explosives and the Hammond Police Department, and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Dean Lanter.
Ty Brock, 26, of Plymouth, Indiana, plead guilty on 3/3/10 before Chief Judge Philip Simon to possession with the intent to distribute heroin. Sentencing has been set for May 27, 2010. This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration HIDTA Task Force, and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney David Nozick.
Daryl K. Lyons, 29, of Gary, Indiana, plead guilty on 3/3/10 before Senior Judge Rudy Lozano to bank robbery of Harris Bank in Schererville, Indiana. Sentencing has been set for May 27, 2010. This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation GRIT Task Force and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Thomas Ratcliffe..
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.