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Week in Review—Fort Wayne

U.S. Attorney’s Office July 05, 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:

Ron Luthe, 46, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, pled guilty before Magistrate Judge Roger B. Cosbey to the felony offense of being a felon in possession of a firearm. 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 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Tina Nommay.

Rico Parrish, 27, of Warsaw, Indiana, pled guilty before Magistrate Judge Roger B. Cosbey to the felony offense of being a felon in possession of a firearm. 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 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anthony Gellar.

Juan Olivo, 36, of Milford, Indiana, pled guilty before Magistrate Judge Roger B. Cosbey to the felony offense of knowingly or intentionally distributing heroin. 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 Geller.

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.

Dispositions

Brandon Terry, 29, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced by Judge Theresa L. Springmann to serve 37 months’ imprisonment (time served and ordered released) and three years’ supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of crack cocaine. This case was the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and the Fort Wayne Police Department. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Tina Nommay.