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Week in Review—Fort Wayne

U.S. Attorney’s Office March 02, 2012
  • Northern District of Indiana (219) 937-5500

FORT WAYNE, IN—The United States Attorney’s Office announced the following activity:

Pleas:

  • Terry L. Sabo, 52, of Warsaw, Indiana, pled guilty before Magistrate Judge Roger Cosbey to the felony offenses of possession with the intent to distribute marijuana and carrying a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lesley Miller Lowery.

The United States Attorney’s Office emphasized that an indictment is merely an allegation and that all persons charged are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in court. The specific sentence in each case to be imposed upon conviction will be determined by the judge after a consideration of federal sentencing statutes and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.

Dispositions:

  • Samuel J. Miller, 27, and Damian J. Miller, 30, both of Fort Wayne, Indiana, were sentenced by Judge Theresa Springmann to 40 months’ imprisonment and two years of supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of robbery of a controlled substance. Both were ordered to jointly pay restitution of $6,873.00. This case was the result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lesley Miller Lowery. Hammond South Bend Fort Wayne
  • William L. Howard, 39, of Decatur, Indiana, was sentenced by Judge Theresa Springmann to 30 months’ imprisonment and two years of supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of being a felon in possession of a firearm. Howard has prior felony convictions for burglary in 1994, escape in 1999 and theft in 2003. This case was the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and the Adams County Sheriff’s Department. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lovita Morris King.
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