Federal Grand Jury in Fort Wayne Returns Indictment
|U.S. Attorney’s Office June 12, 2013|
FORT WAYNE, IN—The United States Attorney’s Office announced that a grand jury sitting in South Bend, Indiana, returned the following Indictment on June 12, 2013:
Deyante Stephens, 22, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was charged in a single count Indictment with armed bank robbery on or about February 14, 2013. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Northeast Indiana Federal Bank Robbery Task Force, and the Fort Wayne Police Department. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anthony W. Geller.
The United States Attorney’s Office emphasized that an indictment is merely an allegation and that all persons charged are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in court.
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.