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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Northern District of Indiana

For Immediate Release

September 13, 2013

Zane David Memeger, United States Attorney

Contact: Mary Hatton
(219) 937-5603

Former Law Enforcement Officer Sentenced to 10 Years

Hammond, Indiana — The United States Attorney David Capp announced that Terry Carlyle, 56, of Mooresville, Indiana, was sentenced by Chief Judge Philip Simon to 120 months imprisonment and 5 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute and distribute cocaine. Carlyle, a former Marshal with the Brooklyn, Indiana Police Department and police officer with the Indianapolis Police Department, along with John Smith, a former Brooklyn Police Department officer, used their police credentials in their efforts to protect drug shipments. This case was the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Indiana State Police and the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney David Nozick.