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Department of Justice

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

For Immediate Release

Monday, March 4, 2019
Thomas L. Kirsch II
, United States Attorney
Contact: Ryan Holmes

Man Sentenced to 57 Months in Prison for Possession with Intent to Distribute More than One Kilogram Heroin

HAMMOND- Roberto Molina, 38, of Chicago, Illinois, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Joseph S. Van Bokkelen to 57 months imprisonment followed by 3 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to possession with intent to distribute 1 kilogram or more of heroin, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch. 


According to documents in the case, on January 19, 2018, Molina was arrested in Hammond, Indiana, in possession of 1.75 kilograms of heroin for distribution.        


This case was investigated by the ATF/HIDTA Task Force.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys David J. Nozick and Dean R. Lanter.



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