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 5, 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:

 

PLEAS:

 

Ø  Ron Luthe, 46, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, pled guilty before Magistrate Judge Roger B. Cosbey to the felony offense of being a felon in possession of a firearm. Magistrate Cosbey is recommending that the district court accept the tendered guilty plea.  Parties have 10 days in which to object to the magistrate judge’s recommendation. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.  This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Tina Nommay.

Ø  Rico Parrish, 27, of Warsaw, Indiana, pled guilty before Magistrate Judge Roger B. Cosbey to the felony offense of being a felon in possession of a firearm. Magistrate Cosbey is recommending that the district court accept the tendered guilty plea. Parties have 10 days in which to object to the magistrate judge’s recommendation. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.  This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anthony Gellar.

 

Ø  Juan Olivo, 36, of Milford, Indiana, pled guilty before Magistrate Judge Roger B. Cosbey to the felony offense of knowingly or intentionally distributing heroin. Magistrate Cosbey is recommending that the district court accept the tendered guilty plea.  Parties have 10 days in which to object to the magistrate judge’s recommendation. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anthony Geller.

 

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.

 

DISPOSITIONS:

 

Ø  Brandon Terry, 29, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced by Judge Theresa L. Springmann to serve 37 months imprisonment (time served & ordered released) and 3 years supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of possession with intent to distribute five (5) grams or more of crack cocaine.  This case was the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Fort Wayne Police Department.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Tina Nommay.