FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmail THE Honorable Krista Hamby Weiberg was recently appointed Magistrate of the Vanderburgh Superior Court. Prior to her appointment as Magistrate, Ms. Weiberg worked as the Vanderburgh Superior Court’s Administrator for six years. In that role she served as Judge Pro Tempore and acquired a wealth of knowledge and experience in the Court system.Ms. Weiberg graduated with a Juris Doctor degree from Valparaiso University School of Law. In law school, she served as president of Phi Alpha Delta, legal intern at the law school’s Civil LawClinic that offered free legal advice to indigent individuals, earned a Pro Bono Certificate of Honor and attended a Summer Program in Cambridge, England.From 2006 through 2012, Ms. Weiberg worked as a Staff Attorney for the Vanderburgh Circuit Court. She and her husband have one daughter.
BUFFALO — A Jamestown man faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to possession with intent to distribute and distributing fentanyl.Alfredo Diaz, also known as Dindo, 57, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo to possessing with intent to distribute, and distributing, fentanyl. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $1,000,000 fine.Assistant U.S. Attorneys Michael J. Adler and Evan K. Glaberson, who are handling the case, stated that in April, investigators conducted three controlled purchases of fentanyl from the defendant. On May 13, searches were conducted of both Diaz’s residence as well as a storage unit he used. In the residence, investigators located approximately $8,000 in U.S. currency as well as drug distribution paraphernalia, including glassine bags and a digital scale. In the storage unit, a black 2016 Cadillac SRX sport utility vehicle registered to the defendant, as well as approximately $44,075 U.S. currency, was seized. The vehicle also contained a digital scale and packaging material.The plea is the result of an investigation by the Jamestown Police Department and the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force, under the direction of Acting Jamestown Police Chief Timothy Jackson; Homeland Security Investigations, under the direction of Special Agent-in-Charge Kevin Kelly; the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force, under the direction of Cattaraugus County Sheriff Timothy Whitcomb; the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, under the direction of Sheriff James Quattrone; the Ellicott Police Department, under the direction of Chief William Ohnmeiss Jr.; and the New York State Police, under the direction of Major James Hall. Sentencing is scheduled for March 8, 2021, before Judge Vilardo. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)