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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, November 7, 2014

Week In Review – Hammond


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

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  • Michael Dwayne English, 35, of Gary, Indiana pled guilty to the felony offense of being in possession of an unregistered firearm. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.  Sentencing has been set for 2/13/2015.  This case is being prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Armando Salinas.
  • Emmanuel Mendez, 26, of Hammond, Indiana pled guilty to the felony offense of being a felon in possession of firearms. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.  Sentencing has been set for 02/05/2015.  This case is being prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Armando Salinas.

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