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

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FEDERAL GRAND JURY IN FORT WAYNE RETURNS INDICTMENTS

 

Fort Wayne, Indiana - The United States Attorney's Office announced that a Grand Jury sitting in Fort Wayne, Indiana, returned the following Indictments on June 26, 2013:

 

Phillip Biddle, 36, of Kendallville, Indiana, is charged in a single count Indictment with knowingly possessing visual depictions of minor(s) engaged in sexually explicit conduct on or about June 15, 2012.   The Indictment also seeks the forfeiture of a computer and a hard drive. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force.  This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lesley J. Miller Lowery.

 

Keith Kinney, 51, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, is charged in a single count Indictment with knowingly possessing visual depictions of minor(s) engaged in sexually explicit conduct on or about July 11, 2012.   The Indictment also seeks the forfeiture of a computer and a hard drive. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force.  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.