FORT WAYNE –Latwon Ford, age 25, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced before Chief Judge Theresa L. Springmann, for two counts of obstructing and interfering with interstate commerce by robbery and for brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.
Ford was sentenced to a total of 135 months of imprisonment followed by 2 years of supervised release.
According to documents in the case, Ford robbed the Dollar General store in Leo, Indiana, in June of 2015 and then again in January of 2016. In January of 2016, officers caught Ford after he exited the store, and Ford was armed with a loaded handgun.
This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives; the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Allen County Police Department, the Indiana State Police, and the Fort Wayne Police Department. This case was handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Anthony W. Geller.