United States Attorney David Capp
Northern District of Indiana
M01-204 S. Main Street
South Bend, IN 46601
Hammond South Bend Fort Wayne
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Mary L. Hatton
November 15, 2010 PHONE: (219) 937-5500
www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/ Fax: (219) 852-2770
FEDERAL GRAND JURY IN SOUTH BEND RETURN INDICTMENTS
South Bend, IN—The United States Attorney's Office announced that a Grand Jury sitting in South Bend, Indiana, returned the following Indictments on November 10, 2010:
Rosa Perez, aka Rosa Gallegos, aka Rosa Maria Perez, aka Rosa Perez-Arellano, 44, South Bend, Indiana, was charged in a three count Indictment with one count of false use of a Social Security Number not assigned to her; one count of use of a false Permanent Resident Card to obtain employment; and one count of identity theft . These charges were filed as a result of an investigation by U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Kenneth M. Hays.
Earl A. Rauschenberg, Jr., 34, South Bend, Indiana, was charged in a two count Indictment with one count of receipt of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography. These charges were filed as a result of an investigation by the United States Secret Service. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney John M. Maciejczyk.
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.
The United States Attorney's Office emphasized that an Indictment is merely an allegation and that all persons charged are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in court.