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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, December 12, 2014

Week In Review – Fort Wayne


          Fort Wayne, Indiana — The United States Attorney’s Office announced the following activity in Federal Court:

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  • Charles Seals, 24, of Fort Wayne, Indiana pled guilty to the felony offenses of armed bank robbery, brandishing a firearm during and in relations to a crime of violence and forcibly assaulting and impeding a postal employee. The magistrate judge is recommending that the district court accept the tendered guilty plea.  Parties have 14 days in which to object to the magistrate judge’s recommendation. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by Federal Bureau of Investigation, United States Postal Inspection Service, Northeast Indiana Federal Bank Robbery Task Force, Allen County Police Department, Fort Wayne Police Department and the Indiana State Police.  Sentencing has not been set.  This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anthony W. Geller.
  • Luis Juarez-Cabrera, 33, of Fort Wayne, Indiana pled guilty to the felony offense of aiding and abetting another’s possession of a kilogram of cocaine intended for distribution. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by Drug Enforcement Administration and the Fort Wayne Police Department Vice and Narcotics Division.  Sentencing has not been set.  This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Nathaniel C. Henson and Tina L. Nommay.

If convicted in court, any specific sentence to be imposed will be determined by the judge after a consideration of federal sentencing statutes and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.


Updated April 30, 2015