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 17, 2010                                                                         PHONE: (219) 937-5603                                                                  Fax: (219) 852-2770


Fort Wayne, IN—The United States Attorney's Office announced that it filed an Information on November 3, 2010, and the defendant entered a plea of guilty on November 17, 2010.


Mindy Sweet, 23, of Waterloo, Indiana, is charged in a single count Information with making a false statement in an application for a firearm on or about July 6, 2010. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lovita Morris King.


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.