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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, September 26, 2014

Week In Review – South Bend


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

PLEA

  • Adrian Williams, 41, of La Porte, Indiana pled guilty to the felony offense of manufacturing marijuana. 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 the Drug Enforcement Administration.  Sentencing has been set for 1/8/ 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.

DISPOSITION

  • Oscar Martinez, 35, of Logansport, Indiana was sentenced to 37 months imprisonment with 2 years supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of conspiracy to distribute cocaine.  According to documents filed in this case, between March 2012 and November 2013, Martinez was involved with several individuals in distributing cocaine in the Logansport area.  Martinez delivered cocaine to an individual working for law enforcement. 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