E. Ross Adair Federal Building & United States Courthouse
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Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Mary Hatton December 24, 2013 DESK: (219) 937-5603 www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/ CELL: (219) 314-9993
Fort Wayne, Indiana - The United States Attorney's Office announced that a Grand Jury sitting in Fort Wayne, Indiana, returned the following Indictment on November 20, 2013:
Daniel Perry, 24, of Fairmount, Indiana, is charged in a two Indictment with receipt of material involving the sexual exploitation of minors on or about June 11, 2012, and knowingly possessing visual depictions of minor(s) engaged in sexually explicit conduct on or about January 24, 2013. The Indictment also seeks the forfeiture of computers and hard drives. These charges were filed as a result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the 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.