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Laveen Man Sentenced to Five Years for Possessing Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Arizona

PHOENIX, Ariz. – On October 31, 2022, Sherwin Tracy Lewis, 48, of Laveen, Arizona, was sentenced by United States District Judge Douglas L. Rayes to five years in prison, followed by four years of supervised release.

Between June 7, 2021, and June 21, 2021, Lewis possessed 152 grams of methamphetamine within the confines of the Gila River Indian Community. Lewis pleaded guilty on April 28, 2022, to Possession with Intent to Distribute five grams or more of Actual Methamphetamine. 

The Gila River Police Department and the Bureau of Indian Affairs conducted the investigation in this case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Raynette Logan, District of Arizona, Phoenix, handled the prosecution.


CASE NUMBER:            CR-21-01016-01-PHX-DLR
RELEASE NUMBER:    2022-206_Lewis


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Updated November 10, 2022

Indian Country Law and Justice
Drug Trafficking
Press Release Number: 2022-206_Lewis