E. Ross Adair Federal Building & United States Courthouse
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Fort Wayne, IN 46802-3489
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Mary L. Hatton June 26, 2013 PHONE: (219) 937-5603 www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/ Fax: (219) 852-2770
FEDERAL GRAND JURY IN FORT WAYNE RETURNS INDICTMENT
Fort Wayne, INCThe United States Attorney's Office announced that a Grand Jury sitting in Fort Wayne, Indiana, returned the following Indictment on June 26, 2013:
Darnell Bontempo, 30, of Fort Wayne, Indiana was charged in a single count Indictment with being a violent felon in possession of body armor on or about May 31, 2013. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Northeast Indiana Federal Bank Robbery Task Force. 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.