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

November 28, 2012                                                                            PHONE: (219) 937-5603

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






                Hammond, Indiana- The United States Attorney’s Office announced that the following Indictments were returned on November 28, 2012:


Ø  Wesley King, 42, of Gary, Indiana, was charged in an Indictment with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.  These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Gary 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.