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 Hatton

June 20, 2012                                                                                      PHONE: (219) 937-5603

www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/                                                                                                  FAX (219) 852-2770

 

 

INDICTMENTS RETURNED IN HAMMOND FEDERAL COURT

 

 

                Hammond, Indiana- The United States Attorney’s Office announced that the following Indictments were returned on June 21, 2012:

 

  Ø   Brian Levesque, 27, of Gary, Indiana, was charged in an Indictment with possession with the intent to distribute and distribution of crack cocaine.  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 Jennifer Chang-Adiga.

 

  Ø   Jose Lechuga-Carrasco, 37, of Cicero, Illinois, was charged in an Indictment with possession with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine.  These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration 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.

 

If convicted in court, any specific sentence to be imposed will be determined by the judge after a consideration of federal sentencing statutes and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.