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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, January 23, 2015

Week In Review – South Bend


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

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  • Jerome White, 25, of South Bend, Indiana pled guilty to the felony offense of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. The magistrate judge is recommending that the district court accept the tendered guilty plea.  Parties have 14 days in which to object to the magistrate judge’s recommendation. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by Drug Enforcement Administration.  Sentencing has been set for April 24, 2015.  This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Frank Schaffer.

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