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Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney's Office
Northern District of Indiana

For Immediate Release

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Thomas L Kirsch II
, United States Attorney
Contact: Ryan Holmes

Hammond Man Sentenced To 108 Months in Prison

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.     



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