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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, November 21, 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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  • Silvestre Castaneda, 30, of Fort Wayne, Indiana pled guilty to the felony offense of conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute cocaine.   This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Fort Wayne Safe Streets Task Force, Indiana State Police, Fort Wayne Police Department, Allen County Police Department, Allen County Drug Task Force and the New Haven Police Department.  Sentencing has not been set.  This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anthony Geller.
  • Harold Collins, 50, of Oakwood, Ohio, pled guilty to the felony offense of conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute heroin. 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 and the Fort Wayne Police Department.  Sentencing has not been set.  This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anthony 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