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United States Attorney David Capp

Northern District of Indiana

M01-204 S. Main Street

South Bend, IN 46601



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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         CONTACT: Mary L. Hatton June 30, 2011                                                                                     PHONE: (219) 937-5603 www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/                                                                   Fax: (219) 852-2770WEEK IN REVIEW-FEDERAL COURT

South Bend, IN—The United States Attorney's Office announced:

Byron Harris, 30, of South Bend, Indiana, pled guilty before Magistrate Judge Christopher Neuchterlein to count one of an indictment charging him with being a felon in possession of a firearm. Sentencing has been set for 9/29/11. These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Donald Schmid.

Justin Myers, 25, of South Bend, Indiana, pled guilty before Magistrate Judge Christopher Neuchterlein to count one of an indictment charging him with failure to surrender for service of sentence. Sentencing has been set for 9/29/11. These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the US Marshals Service. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Donald Schmid.

George Bradford, 39, of South Bend, Indiana, pled guilty before Magistrate Judge Christopher Neuchterlein to count one of an indictment charging him with use of a communication facility to distribute a controlled substance. Sentencing has been set for 10/5/11. 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.

Tremaine Grant, 27, of South Bend, Indiana, was sentenced by to 214 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to counts one and two of an indictment charging him with bank robbery while armed with a deadly weapon and carrying a firearm during a crime of violence in the case US v Dion Davis et al. Grant was ordered to pay $65,119.89 in restitution to the Teachers Credit Union. 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.

William Pope, 43, of Logansport, Indiana, was sentenced by Judge Jon DeGuilio to 27 months imprisonment and 5 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to count one of an indictment charging him with failure to register as a sex offender. This case was the result of an investigation by the US Marshals Service. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney John Maciejczyk.

Frank Stork, 32, of South Bend, Indiana, was sentenced by Judge Jon DeGuilio to 82 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release after being found guilty at trial on 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 William Grimmer.

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.