United States Attorney David Capp

Northern District of Indiana

5400 Federal Plaza, Suite 1500

Hammond, Indiana  46320

Hammond                                                      South Bend                                           Fort Wayne

 
 

 


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INDICTMENTS RETURNED IN HAMMOND FEDERAL COURT

 

 

                Hammond, Indiana- The United States Attorney’s Office announced that the following Indictments were returned on September 18, 2013:

 

Michael Radovick, 28, of Gary, Indiana, was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a firearm by an unlawful user of controlled substances.  This charge was filed as the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Hammond Police Department.  This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Thomas McGrath.

 

Kiontay Pennington, 34, of Gary, Indiana, Oscar Cosme, 40, of East Chicago, Indiana, and Adron Tancil, 36, address unknown, were charged with use of a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime and the murder of Julio Cartagena in May 2003.  These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney David Nozick.

 

 

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.