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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, January 9, 2015

Week In Review – Hammond


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

DISPOSITIONS

  • Marlon Carr, 31, of Gary, Indiana was sentenced to 30 months imprisonment with 1 year supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of being a felon in possession of a firearm.  According to documents filed in this case, on April 30, 2014, Carr was arrested by the Lake County Sheriff’s Department in the area of 2600 Jefferson in Gary, Indiana in possession of a firearm. Carr had been convicted of robbery in Lake County, Indiana .  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 Jennifer Chang-Adiga.
  • Akeem Dillon, 28, of Sauk Village, Illinois was sentenced to 41 months imprisonment with 2 years supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of being a felon in possession of a firearm.  According to documents filed in this case, on February 24, 2014, Dillon possessed multiple firearms after being convicted of a felony drug crime in 2004.  This case was the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives and the Chicago Police Department.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Thomas McGrath.
  • Ola Mohammad 33, of Bridgeview, Illinois was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment with 1 year supervised release and ordered to pay $401,300.16 in restitution after pleading guilty to the felony offenses of knowingly and willfully conspiring to defraud the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefit program and defrauding the USDA SNAP benefit program through wire fraud.  This case was the result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States Department of Agriculture.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Diane Berkowitz.


Updated April 30, 2015