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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 19, 2018

Hammond Man Sentenced To 108 Months in Prison

For Conspiracy To Commit Racketeering

HAMMOND- Marquis Medellin, 31 years old, of Hammond, Indiana, was sentenced before Hammond District Court Judge Philip Simon following his conviction for conspiracy to commit racketeering activity as a member of the Latin King street gang, announced U.S. U.S. Attorney Thomas L. Kirsch II.

Medellin was sentenced to 108 months imprisonment and 2 years of supervised release upon completion of his prison term. 

The Court held Medellin responsible for his managerial role in the Indiana Latin Kings and for activity involving at least 5 kilograms of cocaine from 2006 through 2015.

This case was jointly investigated by the FBI GRIT Task Force and ATF/HIDTA Task Force, and was prosecuted by AUSAs David J. Nozick and Dean R. Lanter.     

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Updated April 19, 2018