Hobart man indicted in federal drug, immigration investigation

2013-01-17T16:11:00Z 2013-01-17T21:18:06Z Hobart man indicted in federal drug, immigration investigationJim Masters Times Correspondent nwitimes.com
January 17, 2013 4:11 pm  • 

HAMMOND | A 44-year-old Hobart man was indicted Thursday on four counts of distribution of cocaine and one count of being an illegal alien.

Octavio Alejandre-Mata was previously deported from the United States, according to a news release from the U.S. attorney’s office.

He was twice convicted of drug possession in Illinois in 2008 and also in Utah in 2009, according to a federal indictment.

The charges filed in U.S. District Court in Hammond were the result of an investigation by the FBI GRIT Task Force, the release states.

Jim Masters

Times Correspondent

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