United States Attorney David Capp
Northern District of Indiana
5400 Federal Plaza, Suite 1500
Hammond, Indiana 46320
Hammond South Bend Fort
Hammond South Bend Fort Wayne
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Mary Hatton
www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/ FAX (219) 852-2770
INDICTMENTS RETURNED IN HAMMOND FEDERAL COURT
Hammond, Indiana- The United States Attorney’s Office announced that the following Indictments were returned on February 7, 2013:
Ø Monta Oliver, 35, of Gary, Indiana, was charged in an Indictment with distribution of crack cocaine. These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Gary Police Department. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Armando Salinas.
Ø Leonardo Torres-Flores, 22, of Valparaiso, Indiana, was charged in an Indictment with being found in the United States without permission after having been previously removed. These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Dean Lanter.
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.