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Damiane Harris Sentenced to 24 Months for Transporting Stolen Property

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Indiana

HAMMOND – United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, David Capp, announced that, on October 4, 2016, Damiane Harris of Chicago, Illinois, was sentenced before Judge Philip P. Simon, for interstate transportation of stolen property.

Harris was sentenced to 24 months’ imprisonment and one year of supervised release.

According to court proceedings, Harris stole a semi-tractor from a truck dealer in Burr Ridge, Illinois and two trailers containing valuable crane weights from Griffith, Indiana, and sold the weights at a scrap yard in Chicago, Illinois. The items were recovered and returned to the businesses.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigations and Griffith Police Department.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Abizer Zanzi.


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Updated October 4, 2016