United States Attorney David Capp

Northern District of Indiana

5400 Federal Plaza, Suite 1500

Hammond, Indiana  46320

Hammond                                                      South Bend                                           Fort Wayne

 
 

 


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         CONTACT: Mary Hatton

June 14, 2013                                                                                      DESK: (219) 937-5603

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

                                                                                                                        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:

 

PLEA

 

Ø  Derrick Tennant, 36, of Defiance, Ohio, pled guilty before Magistrate Judge Roger B. Cosbey to the felony offense of knowingly or intentionally using a communication facility to facilitate a drug felony. 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 Gellar.

 

Ø  Glenda Brickey, 27, of Ligonier, Indiana pled guilty before Magistrate Judge Roger B. Cosbey to the felony offense of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. 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 Drug Enforcement Agency.  This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anthony Gellar.

 

 

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.

 

DISPOSITION:

 

Ø  Ricky Winston, 53, of Fort Wayne, Indiana was sentenced by District Judge Theresa L. Springmann to 33 months imprisonment and 2 years supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.  In 2004, Winston was convicted of battery.  This case was the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lesley Miller-Lowery.