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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, August 29, 2014

Week In Review – South Bend


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

PLEAS

  • Santiago Rosario Ortiz-Ruvalcaba, 19, of South Bend, Indiana pled guilty to the felony offense of knowingly receiving a firearm in and effecting interstate or foreign commerce. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.  Sentencing has been set for 12/4/2014.  This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Frank Schaffer.
  • John D. Burke, Jr., 33, of Mishawaka, Indiana pled guilty to the felony offense of possession of child pornography.  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 Federal Bureau of Investigation.  Sentencing has been set for 12/4/2014.  This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney John Maciejczyk.

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.

DISPOSITIONS

  • Matthew Mobley, 26, of South Bend, Indiana was sentenced to 57 months imprisonment with 3 years supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of knowingly and intentionally distributing crack.  According to documents filed in this case, in May 2013, Mobley sold crack to an undercover source. This case was the result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Frank Schaffer.
  • Jorge Campos, 41, of Goshen, IN was sentenced to 24 months imprisonment with 3 years supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of conspiracy to distribute cocaine.  According to documents filed in this case, from September 2013 up to and including October 2013, Campos was involved in the distribution of cocaine in the Northern District of Indiana.  On several occasions, Campos delivered cocaine to an undercover source. This case was the result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Frank Schaffer.
Updated April 30, 2015