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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, October 25, 2013

Week In Review – South Bend


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Mary Hatton

www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/ CELL: (219) 314-9993

mary.hatton@usdoj.gov

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

PLEA:

Kahley Vergon-Mayotte, 28, of Monticello, Indiana, a defendant in the case US v Hoosier EMS Inc. et al., pled guilty before District Judge Joseph Van Bokkelen to the felony offense of conspiracy to commit health care fraud.Sentencing has been set for 1/8/2014.This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the United States Department of Health and Human Services.This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Diane Berkowitz.

Jacalyn Selman, 54, of Kouts, Indiana, pled guilty before Magistrate Judge Christopher A. Nuechterlein to the felony offense of embezzling mail. Magistrate Nuechterleinis recommending that the district court accept the tendered guilty plea.Parties have 14 days in which to object to the magistrate judge’s recommendation. Sentencing has been set for 1/30/2014. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives .This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jesse Barrett.

Evan Vanator, 23, of South Bend, Indiana, pled guilty before Magistrate Judge Christopher A. Nuechterlein to the felony offense of possession of a firearm while being an illegal user of controlled substances. Magistrate Nuechterlein 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. Sentencing has been set for 1/21/2014. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives .This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Frank Schaffer.

Lorenzo Coben, 33, pled guilty before Magistrate Judge Christopher A. Nuechterlein to the felony offense of using a firearm in relation to a crime of violence. Magistrate Nuechterlein 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 Federal Bureau of Investigation .This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jesse Barrett.

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