Week in Review—Fort Wayne
|U.S. Attorney’s Office July 19, 2013|
FORT WAYNE, IN—The United States Attorney’s Office announced the following activity in federal court:
Francisco Garcia-Hernandez, 35, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced by District Judge Theresa L. Springmann to 37 months’ imprisonment after pleading guilty to the felony offense of distributing and possessing with the intent to distribute a controlled substance, namely, 500 grams or more of cocaine. According to documents filed in this case, undercover law enforcement was able to purchase cocaine from Garcia-Hernandez. Garcia-Hernandez was involved in numerous drug transactions of which the last involved transacting approximately 528 grams of cocaine pressed into a hard brick form. This case was the result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anthony Geller.
Clara M Haught, 64, of Garrett, Indiana, was sentenced by District Judge Theresa L. Springmann to three years of probation, to include 10 months of home detention, and $31,075.42 in restitution after pleading guilty to the felony offense of production/trafficking in counterfeit devices. According to documents filed in this case, Haught opened multiple credit cards in a friend’s name without their permission or consent. Haught gained knowledge of the information by claiming to help the individual with a local cable bill. This case was the result of an investigation by United States Postal Service. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Tina Nommay.