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

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Friday, March 6, 2015

Week In Review –hammond


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

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  • Edward Olszewski, 67, of Hobart, Indiana pled guilty today before U.S. District Judge Joseph Van Bokkelen to the felony offense of Transporting for the Purpose of Prostitution in violation of 18 U.S.C. 2421. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Homeland Security Investigations.  Sentencing has been set for May 19, 2015.  This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Jill Koster and Tom Ratcliffe.
  • Dominic Naize, 31, of Gary, Indiana, pled guilty to the felony offense of possessing a firearm as a felon before US District Court Judge Van Bokkelen, who accepted the plea of guilty at the hearing.  This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Gary Police Department.  The sentencing has been set for May 21, 2015, at 1:30 pm.  This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Dean Lanter. 

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