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FEDERAL GRAND JURY IN FORT WAYNE RETURNS INDICTMENTS
Fort Wayne, INCThe United States Attorney's Office announced that a Grand Jury sitting in Fort Wayne, Indiana, returned the following Indictment on March 27, 2013:
Arturo Deluna, 46, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, is charged in a three count Indictment with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, and use of communication facility in the conspiracy to possess and possess with intent to distribute cocaine, all occurring on or about May 4, 2010. These charges were filed as the result of a joint investigation conducted by the Allen County Police Department Vice and Narcotics Division and the FBI Fort Wayne Safe Streets Task Force, which is comprised of FBI agents and officers from the Indiana State Police, Allen County Police Department, and Fort Wayne Police Department. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lesley J. Miller Lowery.
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.