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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Week In Review – South Bend


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

DISPOSITIONS

  • Alfred Frank Dillard, 54, of South Bend, Indiana was sentenced to 12 months and 1 day imprisonment with 2 years supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of being a felon in possession of a firearm.  According to documents filed in this case, on October 27, 2013, Dillard was stopped on US31 in Fulton County, Indiana.  When stopped, he was found to be in possession of an AK-47 type rifle, specifically a SKS, with collapsible stock and bayonet that was carried in his truck.  This was a 7.62X39mm semi-automatic rifle.  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.
  • Clifton Valentius Holiday, 27, of Winona Lake, Indiana was sentenced to 84 months imprisonment with 2 years supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of being a felon in possession of a firearm.  According to documents filed in this case, on March 2, 2014, officers while responding to a fight call at a residence in Winona Lake, Indiana found a Ruger handgun with a jammed round in the breach belonging to the defendant.  Additional magazines and rounds of ammunition were also found.  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 Jesse Barrett.


Updated April 30, 2015