Week in Review—Hammond
HAMMOND, IN—The United States Attorney’s Office announced the following activity in federal court:
John Lytle, 37, of Gary, Indiana, pled guilty before Senior District Judge James Moody to the felony offenses of distribution of crack cocaine and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Thomas McGrath.
Robert Lemon, 49, of Michigan City, Indiana, pled guilty before District Judge Joseph Van Bokkelen to the felony offense of mail fraud. Sentencing has been set for August 27, 2014. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the United States Postal Inspection Service and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Toi Houston.
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.