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 5, 2013                                                                                             DESK: (219) 937-5603

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                                                                                                            mary.hatton@usdoj.gov

 

 

INDICTMENTS RETURNED IN HAMMOND FEDERAL COURT

 

 

                Hammond, Indiana- The United States Attorney’s Office announced that the following Indictments were returned on June 5, 2013:

 

  Ø   Jeffrey Williams, 29, of Gary, Indiana, was charged with two counts of distribution of heroin and one count of possession with the intent to distribute crack cocaine.  These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Lake Station Police Department.  This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Thomas McGrath.

 

  Ø   Christopher M. Bour, 39, and Natisha Hillard, 24, of both of Gary, Indiana, were each charged in a superseding indictment with two additional counts of production of child pornography.  Bour was also charged with one additional count of possession of child pornography.  Bour was charged in the initial indictment with one count of purchase of a child and Hillard with one count of sale of a child. This case resulted from an investigation by members of the Indiana Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Indiana State Police, the Gary Police Department and the Michigan City Police Department.  This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jill Koster.

 

 

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.