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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, November 28, 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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  • Laurence Rothschild, 62, of Harlan, Indiana pled guilty to the felony offense of theft of government money. 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 the Social Security Administration and the United States Postal Inspection Service.  Sentencing has not been set.  This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lovita Morris King.
  • Martin Gonzalez Medina, 51, of Indianapolis, Indiana pled guilty to the felony offense of possessing with intent to distribute marijuana. 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 the Drug Enforcement Administration, Indiana State Police, Fort Wayne Police Department, IMAGE Drug Task Force, Noble County Sheriff’s Department and the Steuben County Sheriff’s Department.  Sentencing has not been set.  This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anthony W. Geller.

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