United States Attorney David Capp

Northern District of Indiana

E. Ross Adair Federal Building & United States Courthouse

1300 South Harrison Street, Room 3128

Fort Wayne, Indiana  46802

Hammond                                                      South Bend                                           Fort Wayne

 
 

 


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         CONTACT: Mary Hatton

October 5, 2012                                                                                  PHONE: (219) 937-5603

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

 

 

WEEK IN REVIEW – FORT WAYNE

 

 

                Fort Wayne, Indiana- The United States Attorney’s Office announced the following activity:

 

PLEA:

 

  Ø   Roberto Villa, 38, of Milford, Indiana, pled guilty before Magistrate Judge Roger Cosbey to the felony offense of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.  Magistrate Cosbey is recommending that the district court accept the tendered guilty plea.  Parties have 10 days in which to object to the magistrate judge’s recommendation. These charges were filed as a result of an investigation by the by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Kosciusco County Drug Task Force and the IMAGE Drug Task Force.  This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anthony Geller.

 

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.

 

DISPOSITIONS:

 

  Ø   Johnnie C. Collins, 59, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced by District Judge Theresa Springmann to 70 months imprisonment and 4 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of possession with the intent to distribute crack cocaine.  This case was the result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lesley Miller Lowery.

 

  Ø   Ralph C. Henry, 53, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced by District Judge Theresa Springmann to 15 months imprisonment and 1 year of supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.  This case was the result of an investigation by the by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Fort Wayne Police Department.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lovita Morris King.