For Immediate Release
Hammond Man Sentenced To 108 Months in Prison
For Conspiracy To Commit Racketeering
HAMMOND- Marquis Medellin, 31 years old, of Hammond, Indiana, was sentenced before Hammond District Court Judge Philip Simon following his conviction for conspiracy to commit racketeering activity as a member of the Latin King street gang, announced U.S. U.S. Attorney Thomas L. Kirsch II.
Medellin was sentenced to 108 months imprisonment and 2 years of supervised release upon completion of his prison term.
The Court held Medellin responsible for his managerial role in the Indiana Latin Kings and for activity involving at least 5 kilograms of cocaine from 2006 through 2015.
This case was jointly investigated by the FBI GRIT Task Force and ATF/HIDTA Task Force, and was prosecuted by AUSAs David J. Nozick and Dean R. Lanter.