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Week In Review – South Bend

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Indiana

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


Angela White, 28, of South Bend, Indiana, pled guilty before Magistrate Judge Christopher A. Nuechterlein to the felony offense of conspiracy to defraud the United States Department of the Treasury. 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 Internal Revenue Service.Sentencing has been set for 4/10/2014.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.


Gildardo Huerta-Bucio, 33, of Howe, Indiana was sentenced by District Judge Jon E. DeGuilio to 24 months imprisonment with 3 years supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of being involved in a conspiracy to distribute cocaine.According to documents filed in this case, during the fall of 2012 and continuing through the spring of 2013, Huerta-Bucio was involved with several other persons in an agreement to distribute powder cocaine. Several of these transactions took place at his residence in Howe, Indiana. This case was the result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration.This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney William Grimmer.

Updated April 30, 2015