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Week in Review—Fort Wayne

U.S. Attorney’s Office February 07, 2014
  • Northern District of Indiana (219) 937-5500

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

Pleas (all before Magistrate Judge Roger B. Cosbey)

  • Leobardo Gaona, 40, of Huntertown, Indiana, pled guilty to the felony offense of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute less than 500 grams of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine. Magistrate Cosbey 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 yet been set. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lesley Miller-Lowery.
  • Raul Resendiz, 35, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, pled guilty 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 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 yet been set. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Tina Nommay.

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:

Evangelos Doublas, 34, of Tucson, Arizona, was sentenced by District Judge Theresa L. Springmann to 33 months’ imprisonment, with two years’ supervised release, after pleading guilty to the felony offense of possession with the intent to distribute less than 50 kilograms of marijuana. According to documents filed in this case, in December 2010, Doublas received a large quantity of marijuana from a confidential informant. Upon searching Doublas’ property, law enforcement officers recovered 117 pounds of marijuana. This case was the result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, with the assistance of the DEA-Missouri, Fort Wayne Police Department, and the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lesley Miller-Lowery.

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