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

Friday, December 12, 2014

Week In Review – Hammond

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


  • Vincent LaVelle LANKING, 29, of Lafayette, Indiana pled guilty to the felony offense of escape.  The statutory maximum sentence for this felony is 5 years in prison. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by United States Probation and Pretrial Services.  Sentencing has been set for March 30, 2015 before District Court Judge Rudy Lozano.  This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Randall M. Stewart.

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