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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Indiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Ericka Simmons Sentenced To 108 Months

SOUTH BEND – United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, David Capp, announced that Ericka Simmons, 28, of Hammond, Indiana was sentenced before Judge Jon E. DeGuilio, for conspiracy to distribute Heroin.

Simmons was sentenced to 108 months’ imprisonment and 4 years of supervised release. Simmons was found guilty by a jury on February 5, 2016 at the end of a five day jury trial. 

According to documents filed in this case, from 2009 up to and including October 2014, Antwon Willis knowingly and intentionally combined, conspired, confederated and agreed with other persons, including Ms. Simmons, to distribute over 100 grams of heroin in the Northern District of Indiana and elsewhere.

This case was prosecuted as a result of an investigation by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration with the assistance of Michigan City and Portage, Indiana Police Departments.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Frank E. Schaffer.

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Updated June 1, 2016