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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, August 1, 2014

Week In Review - South Bend


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

DISPOSITIONS

  • David G. Perry, 59, of South Bend, Indiana was sentenced to 15 months imprisonment and 2 years supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of possession of a firearm as a convicted felon.  According to documents filed in this case, Perry possessed a Smith & Wesson 9mm semi-automatic pistol.   Perry had previously been convicted of several offenses including driving while intoxicated and possession of a firearm as a convicted felon.  This case was the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Donald Schmid.
  • Eshar Burks, 26, of South Bend, Indiana was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment and 3 years supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of possessing crack with the intent to distribute.  According to documents filed in this case, Burks possessed over 100 baggies containing a white substance later identified as crack.  This case was the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Frank Schaffer.
Updated April 30, 2015