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Gary Woman Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Indiana
For Conspiracy To Distribute and Possession With Intent To Distribute Crack Cocaine

HAMMOND-Rosalind Cherry, 64, of Gary, Indiana, was sentenced today by U.S. District Court Judge Philip Simon following her guilty plea to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 28 grams or more of crack cocaine, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.    

According to documents in the case, from August 2016 through at least November 2016, Ms. Cherry conspired with others to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 28 grams or more of crack cocaine.  During the time of the conspiracy she sold crack from her residence in Gary, Indiana.    

This case is the result of the investigative efforts of the Federal Bureau of Investigation GRIT Task Force with the assistance of the Gary and Hobart Police Departments.  The case was handled by Assistant United States Attorneys Thomas R. Mahoney, Joseph A Cooley and Alexandra McTague.


Updated December 9, 2019

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