United States Attorney David Capp

Northern District of Indiana

5400 Federal Plaza, Suite 1500

Hammond, Indiana  46320

Hammond                                                      South Bend                                           Fort Wayne

 
 

 


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Mary Hatton

March 28, 2014

DESK: (219) 937-5603

www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/

CELL: (219) 314-9993

 

mary.hatton@usdoj.gov

 

WEEK IN REVIEW – HAMMOND

 

            Hammond, Indiana - The United States Attorney’s Office announced the following activity in Federal Court:

 

DISPOSITION (before Judge Joseph S. Van Bokkelen)

 

Ø  Joseph Smith, 23, of South Bend, Indiana was sentenced to 30 months term of imprisonment followed by 3 years of supervised release on his guilty plea to the felony offense of conspiracy to distribute heroin.  According to documents filed in this case, local law enforcement officers were notified of Smith’s involvement in the distribution of heroin.  After investigations were conducted, it was determined that Smith drove another individual to various locations to deliver narcotics.  This case was the result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Agency.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Joshua Kolar.