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
November 12, 2010 PHONE: (219) 937-5603
www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/ Fax: (219) 852-2770
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY CHARGES
Fort Wayne, IN—The United States Attorney's Office announced that it filed an Information on October 14, 2010, and the defendant entered a plea of guilty on October 26, 2010. Defendant Cooper is scheduled to be sentenced on January 31, 2011.
Kent Cooper, 34, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, is charged in a single count Information with possession of a controlled substance on or about July 28, 2009. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Fort Wayne Police Department Gang Squad. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Tina L. Nommay.
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.