E. Ross Adair Federal Building & United States Courthouse
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Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Mary Hatton November 22, 2013 DESK: (219) 937-5603 www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/ CELL: (219) 314-9993
Fort Wayne, Indiana - The United States Attorney's Office announced that a Grand Jury sitting in Fort Wayne, Indiana, returned the following Indictment on May 22, 2013:
Orlando Paschall, 22, and Devonte Travier, 19, both of Fort Wayne, Indiana, are charged in a two count Indictment with conspiracy to interfer with commerce by threat or violence and use, carry, brandish, and discharge a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence both occurring on or about November 13, 2012. These charges were filed as a result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Fort Wayne Police Department, Allen County Police Department and the New Haven Police Department. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Tina L. Nommay.
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.