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Federal Grand Jury in Fort Wayne Returns Indictments

U.S. Attorney’s Office April 24, 2013
  • Northern District of Indiana (219) 937-5500

FORT WAYNE, IN—The United States Attorney’s Office announced that a grand jury sitting in Fort Wayne, Indiana, returned the following indictments on April 24, 2013:

Trey Jackson, 24, and Deangelo Copeland, 36, both of Fort Wayne, Indiana, were charged in two counts of a three-count indictment with armed bank robbery and use of a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence on or about April 15, 2013, and Nicole Andrews, 35, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was charged in two counts of a three-count indictment with armed bank robbery and accessory after the fact on or about April 15, 2013. These charges were filed as a result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Northeast Indiana Federal Bank Robbery Task Force, and the Fort Wayne Police Department. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anthony W. Geller.

Matthew Lester Vanschoick, 28, and Michael Clayton Bure, 26, both of Fort Wayne, Indiana, were charged in a single-count indictment with bank robbery on or about October 28, 2011. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Northeast Indiana Federal Bank Robbery Task Force, and the New Haven Police Department. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lesley J. 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.

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.

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