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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 28, 2015

USBALDO MARTINEZ SENTENCED TO 100 MONTHS IMPRISONMENT

SOUTH BEND – United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, David Capp, announced that Usbaldo Martinez, 34, of Logansport, Indiana, was sentenced today to 100 months imprisonment, for possessing stolen firearms.

According to documents in the case, between November of 2013 and February of 2014, Usbaldo Martinez was involved with selling cocaine powder and several firearms in the Logansport area. The Drug Enforcement Administration and local law enforcement agencies were involved with making several purchases of cocaine and firearms from Mr. Martinez. Mr. Martinez was indicted by a federal grand jury in the Northern District of Indiana and pled guilty to firearms violations.

This case was the result of an investigation by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Frank E. Schaffer.

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Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Project Safe Neighborhoods
Updated May 28, 2015