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Fort Myers Man Sentenced To More Than 15 Years For Selling Fentanyl And Methamphetamine

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

Fort Myers, Florida – U.S. District Judge Sheri Polster Chappell today sentenced Diante Jarrel Lewis (32, Fort Myers) to 15 years and 8 months in federal prison for twice distributing fentanyl and for distributing methamphetamine. Lewis had pleaded guilty on August 24, 2022.

According to court documents, Lewis was charged with distributing fentanyl on two separate dates in May of 2022. Court documents further show that he was charged with distributing over 50 grams of methamphetamine during that same period. Lewis qualified as a Career Offender under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines based on his criminal history.

This case was investigated by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Mark Morgan.

Updated January 31, 2023

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