You are here

Justice News

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, January 17, 2014

Week In Review – Fort Wayne


Fort Wayne, Indiana —The United States Attorney’s Office announced the following felony sentencings that occurred this week before District Judge Theresa L. Springmann:

Juan Sandoval, 46, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced to 168 months imprisonment with 6 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to distribution of methamphetamine and 120 months of imprisonment with 2 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, both sentences to run concurrently.According to documents filed in this case, in March 2013, Sandoval’s residence was searched by law enforcement.Officers discovered two hidden shotguns, a handgun and ammunition.When arrested, Sandoval had approximately $8,000 cash in his possession and admitted to possession of the guns and dealing in methamphetamine.This case was the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anthony Geller.

Ronald Bodley, 42, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced to 46 months of imprisonment and 2 years supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of possessing with the intent to distribute cocaine.According to documents filed in this case, Bodley was stopped for a traffic violation and claimed he was ill during the stop.During a medical examination, a law enforcement officer observed a bag containing white powder sticking out of Bodley’s coat pocket.The bag was seized and field tested positive for cocaine with an approximate weight of 124.8 grams.Bodley was arrested and his residence searched.During the search, law enforcement discovered large amounts of drugs and money, including more than a kilogram of cocaine and more than $30,000 in cash.This case was the result of an investigation by Drug Enforcement Administration.This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anthony Geller.

Updated April 30, 2015