United States Attorney David Capp

Northern District of Indiana

M01-204 S. Main Street

South Bend, Indiana 46601

Hammond South Bend Fort Wayne

 
 

 


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Chad Hunter

February 14, 2014

Mary Hatton

www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn

OFFICE: 219-937-5500

chad.hunter@usdoj.gov

CELL: 219-902-3452

 

 

FEDERAL GRAND JURY IN SOUTH BEND RETURNS INDICTMENTS

 

 

South Bend, INThe United States Attorney's Office announced that a Grand Jury sitting in South Bend, Indiana, returned the following Indictments on February 13, 2014:

  Robert D. Carrico, 28, of South Bend, Indiana, was charged in a six-count Indictment with two-counts of distributing ecstasy, one-count of distributing marijuana, one-count of possessing marijuana with intent to distribute, one-count of possessing firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, and one-count of being a drug user in possession of firearms. Charges were filed as a result of an investigation by the Elkhart County Immigration and Customs Enforcement Drug Unit and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Donald J. Schmid.

 

  Keon Lovelady, 25, of South Bend, Indiana, was charged in a two-count Indictment with one-count of providing false statements during the attempted acquisition of a firearm and one-count of lying to federal agents. Charges were filed as a result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Donald J. Schmid.

 

  Gerardo Martinez-Quinonez, age 21, of Michigan City, Indiana, was charged in a one count Indictment with false representation of a Social Security Number not assigned to him by the Commissioner of Social Security. These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jesse M. Barrett.

 

  Leroy James Clark, age 22, of South Bend, Indiana, was charged in a one count Indictment with felon in possession of a firearm. These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jesse M. Barrett.

 

 

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.

 

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.