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

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FEDERAL GRAND JURY IN FORT WAYNE RETURNS INDICTMENTS

Fort Wayne, Indiana - The United States Attorney's Office announced that a Grand Jury sitting in Fort Wayne, Indiana, returned the following Indictments on January 22, 2014:
Shawn C. Norman, 54, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, is charged in a three count Indictment with distribution of heroin on or about October 4, 2013, and November 20, 2013, and possession with intent to distribute heroin on or about December 20, 2013. The Indictment also alleges forfeiture of United States currency. These charges were filed as a result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI Safe Streets Task Force and the Fort Wayne Police Department. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anthony W. Geller.
Sheila Robinson, 49, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, is charged in a twenty count Superseding
Indictment with wire fraud and making a false claim on or about January 18, 2012, January 26,
2012, January 31, 2012, February 13, 2012, February 15, 2012, February 29, 2012, April 23,
2012, and August 6, 2012; mail fraud on or about March 2, 2012, and aggravated identity theft on or about February 13, 2012, February 15, 2012, and August 6, 2012. These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the Internal Revenue Service and United States Postal Inspection Service. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Lovita Morris King and Deborah M. Leonard.
Deantre L. Rogers, 35, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, is charged in a three count Indictment with distribution of cocaine on or about October 1, 2013, distribution of cocaine base, “crack” on or about November 22, 2013, and possession with intent to distribute cocaine on or about December 20, 2013. These charges were filed as a result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI Safe Streets Task Force and the Fort Wayne Police Department. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anthony W. Geller.
Christopher R. Smith, 30, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, is charged in a single count
Indictment with being a felon in possession of a firearm on or about December 30, 2013. The
Indictment also alleges forfeiture of a firearm, ammunition and a magazine. These charges were filed as a result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Fort Wayne 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.