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

Hammond                                                      South Bend                                           Fort Wayne

 
                       

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         CONTACT: Mary Hatton

July 19, 2013                                                                                       DESK: (219) 937-5603

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                                                                                                                        mary.hatton@usdoj.gov

 

 

WEEK IN REVIEW – FORT WAYNE

 

 

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

 

DISPOSITIONS:

 

Ø   Francisco Garcia-Hernandez, 35, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced by District Judge Theresa L. Springmann to 37 months imprisonment after pleading guilty to the felony offense of distributing and possessing with the intent to distribute a controlled substance, namely 500 grams or more of cocaine.  According to documents filed in this case, undercover law enforcement was able to purchase cocaine from Garcia-Hernandez.  Garcia-Hernandez was involved in numerous drug transactions of which the last involved transacting approximately 528 grams of cocaine pressed into a hard brick form.  This case was the result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anthony Geller.

 

Ø  Clara M Haught, 64, of Garrett, Indiana, was sentenced by District Judge Theresa L. Springmann to 3 years of probation, to include10 months of home detention, and $31,075.42 in restitution after pleading guilty to the felony offense of production/trafficking in counterfeit devices.  According to documents filed in this case, Haught opened multiple credit cards in a friend’s name without their permission or consent.  Haught gained knowledge of the information by claiming to help the individual with a local cable bill.  This case was the result of an investigation by United States Postal Service.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Tina Nommay.