United States Attorney David Capp
Northern District of Indiana
5400 Federal Plaza, Suite 1500
Hammond, Indiana 46320
Hammond South Bend Fort Wayne
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Mary L. Hatton
May 19, 2011 PHONE: (219) 937-5500
www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/ Fax: (219) 852-2770
INDICTMENTS RETURNED IN FEDERAL COURT
Hammond, Indiana—The United States Attorney's Office announced the following:
Glenn Reese, 40, of Gary, Indiana, was charged in an indictment with possession with the intent to distribute 100 or more marijuana plants. These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation GRIT Task Force. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jacqueline Jacobs.
Dwayne Swims, 48, of Hammond, Indiana was charged in a superseding indictment with being a felon in possession of a firearm, and 3 counts of distribution of crack cocaine . These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, and the Hammond Police Department. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Joshua Kolar.
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.
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.