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Week in Review—Fort Wayne

U.S. Attorney’s Office June 14, 2013
  • Northern District of Indiana (219) 937-5500

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

Pleas:

  • Derrick Tennant, 36, of Defiance, Ohio, pled guilty before Magistrate Judge Roger B. Cosbey to the felony offense of knowingly or intentionally using a communication facility to facilitate a drug felony. Magistrate Cosbey is recommending that the district court accept the tendered guilty plea. Parties have 10 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 Anthony Gellar.
  • Glenda Brickey, 27, of Ligonier, Indiana, pled guilty before Magistrate Judge Roger B. Cosbey to the felony offense of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Magistrate Cosbey is recommending that the district court accept the tendered guilty plea. Parties have 10 days in which to object to the magistrate judge’s recommendation. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Agency. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anthony Gellar.

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.

Disposition:

Ricky Winston, 53, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced by District Judge Theresa L. Springmann to 33 months’ imprisonment and two years’ supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. In 2004, Winston was convicted of battery. 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 Lesley Miller-Lowery.