Marie Roberts Henderson, 36, Nappanee, has pled guilty in U.S. Federal Court, South Bend. She has been charged with a felony offense of willfully aiding, assisting and advising in the preparation and presentation to the Internal Revenue Service, of U.S. Individual Income Tax Returns, Forms 1040, which were false as to a material matter.
The magistrate judge is recommending the district court accept the tendered guilty plea. Parties have 14 days in which to object to the magistrate judge’s recommendation.
This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the Internal Revenue Service-CID. Sentencing has been set for Jan. 22. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Barbara Brook.
If convicted in court, any specific sentence to be imposed will be determined by the judge after a consideration of federal sentencing statutes and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.
Willie Long, 23, of Elkhart, was sentenced to 51 months imprisonment with 18 months supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of being a felon in possession of a firearm.
According to documents filed in this case, Long was driving an automobile in St. Joseph County, with a Smith & Wesson handgun in the car. Long had been convicted of a felony in Elkhart County in 2007 in Circuit Court.
This case was the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Frank Schaffer.