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

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Week In Review - Fort Wayne


  • Bruce T. King, 36, of Fort Wayne, Indiana pled guilty to the felony offense of being a felon in possession of a firearm. The magistrate 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 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Fort Wayne Police Department.  Sentencing will be set after the district court judge accepts the recommendation of the magistrate judge.  This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lesley J. Miller Lowery.

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.


  • Nathan Arnold, 30, of Berne, Indiana was sentenced to 2 years probation and ordered to pay $78.00 in restitution after pleading guilty to the felony offense of theft or receipt of stolen mail matter.  According to documents filed in this case, beginning on or about October 9, 2012, and continuing to on or about August 12, 2013, Arnold had stolen mail from mailboxes around the town of Berne.  This case was the result of an investigation by United States Postal Inspection Service and the Berne Police Department.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Tina L. Nommay.
Updated April 30, 2015