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Week in Review—Fort Wayne

U.S. Attorney’s Office February 28, 2014
  • Northern District of Indiana (219) 937-5500

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

Plea (before Magistrate Judge Roger B. Cosbey):

  • Pedro Salud Rubio-Garcia, 43, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, pled guilty to the felony offenses of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine and methamphetamine, aiding and abetting, distribution of methamphetamine, and selling a firearm to a convicted felon. The magistrate 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 Federal Bureau of Investigation. Sentencing has not been set. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lesley Miller-Lowery.

Dispositions (before District Judge Theresa L. Springmann):

  • Derek Davenport, 28, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced to a total of 90 months’ imprisonment with two years’ supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offenses of possession with the intent to distribute a controlled substance, carrying a firearm during a drug trafficking offense, and being a felon in possession of a firearm. His 30-month concurrent sentence on his drugs convictions will be followed by a consecutive 60-month term of imprisonment a firearm conviction. According to documents filed in this case, in 2010 and 2011, Davenport on several occasions possessed drugs (marijuana) with the intent to distribute them. Davenport carried a firearm during the transactions and while a felon possessed additional firearms. 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 Anthony Geller.
  • Rickey James, 31, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced to 46 months’ imprisonment with two years’ supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of being a felon in possession of a firearm. According to documents filed in this case, James owned a sniper suit, .22 caliber ammunition, and hand grenades. James was previously convicted for possession of a handgun without a license. 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.
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