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

October 25, 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:

 

DISPOSITIONS:

 

Ø  Demarcus White, 30, of Fort Wayne, Indiana was sentenced by District Judge Theresa L. Springmann to 46 months of imprisonment and 2 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of being a felon in possession of a firearm.  According to documents filed in this case, several firearms were discovered in White’s custody during a traffic violation stop. White had two rifles and one handgun in his possession.  In June 2003, White was convicted of armed bank robbery and brandishing and using a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence.  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 Anthony Geller.

 

Ø  Ron Luthe, 40, of Fort Wayne, Indiana was sentenced by District Judge Theresa L. Springmann to 30 months imprisonment with 2 years supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of being a felon in possession of a firearm.  According to documents filed in this case, in May 2012, Luthe was arrested with a Glock .40 handgun while working at a gun shop.  In 2002, Luthe was sentenced for a conviction for Theft and Receiving Stolen Property.  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 Tina Nommay.