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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 September 14, 2010                                                                            PHONE: (219) 937-5603 www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/                                                                   Fax: (219) 852-2770ACTIVITY IN FEDERAL COURT - SOUTH BEND

South Bend, IN—The United States Attorney's Office announced the following activity in Federal Court:

Richard A. Jennings, Jr., 44, currently incarcerated, was sentenced by Judge Robert Miller, Jr. to 140 months imprisonment and 5 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to count 2s of an indictment charging him with the bank robbery by force or violence of the First Source Bank in Elkhart, Indiana. Jennings was ordered to pay $3030.00 in restitution. This case was the result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation . This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Frank Schaffer.

 

Leonard Love, 27, of Elkhart, Indiana, was sentenced by Judge Jon DeGuilio to 41 months imprisonment and 2 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to count one of an indictment charging him with being a felon in possession of a firearm. This case was the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Frank Schaffer.

 

Heather Marvin, 31, of South Bend, Indiana, was sentenced by Judge Robert Miller, Jr. to 18 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to count one of an indictment charging her with failure to appear. Marvin was convicted of bank fraud on January 7, 2010 and was sentenced to 24 months imprisonment. She was ordered by Judge Miller to surrender to the U. S. Marshal’s Office in South Bend on February 18, 2010 to serve her sentence. She did not surrender to the Marshal’s Office and was arrested by the Marshal’s several weeks later in a home in Michigan City, Indiana. This sentence will be served consecutive to the 24 months imposed for bank fraud. This case was the result of an investigation by the US Marshal’s Service. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Frank Schaffer.

 

Jennifer Barker, 31, of South Bend, Indiana, was sentenced by Judge Robert Miller, Jr. to 37 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to count two of an indictment charging her with making false statements in the acquisition of a firearm. This case was the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Donald Schmid.

 

Derrick Jeffries, 30, of South Bend, Indiana, was sentenced by Judge Robert Miller, Jr. to 60 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to count one of an indictment charging him with drug trafficking (marijuana). This case was the result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Frank Schaffer.

 

Ann M. Tom, 29, of South Bend, Indiana, pled guilty before Magistrate Judge Christopher Neuchterlein to count two of an indictment charging her with being an unlawful user of a controlled substance in possession of a firearm. These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Indiana State Police. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney John Maciejczyk.

 

Dustin Hine, 24, of Laporte, Indiana, pled guilty before Magistrate Judge Christopher Neuchterlein to count one of an indictment charging him with conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine. These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Frank Schaffer.

  

 

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.