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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         CONTACT: Mary Hatton

August 30, 2013                                                                                 DESK: (219) 937-5603

www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/                                                                   CELL: (219) 314-9993







            Fort Wayne, Indiana —The United States Attorney’s Office announced the following activity in Federal Court:




Ø  Gelacio Martinez, 36, of Sturgis,Michigan, pled guilty before District Judge Roger B. Cosbey to the felony offense of using a communication facility to facilitate a conspiracy to distribute and possession with the intent to distribute a controlled substance.  Sentencing has not been set.  This case resulted from an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lesley Miller Lowery.


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.