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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Indiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 16, 2015

Darron Webb Sentenced For Possession With Intent To Distribute More Than 100 Grams Of Heroin

SOUTH BEND – United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, David Capp, announced that Darron Webb, 29, of South Bend, Indiana, was sentenced today, for possession with intent to distribute more than 100 grams of heroin.

Webb was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment and 4 years of supervised release.

According to documents in the case, in September of 2014, the United States Drug Enforcement Agency, the Elkhart County Prosecutor’s Office Interdiction and Covert Enforcement Unit (Elkhart ICE Unit), the South Bend Police Department Metro Special Operations Section (South Bend MSOS), the Indiana State

Police and the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms initiated an investigation into heroin trafficking by several individuals operating in South Bend, Indiana. Information was received by investigators indicating that a male known as “D” was dealing heroin in South Bend, Indiana. “D” was later identified as Darron A. Webb. In early October 2014, Darron Webb possessed at one time 100 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of heroin as part of his heroin trafficking.

This case was the result of an investigation by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency, the Elkhart County Prosecutor’s Office Interdiction and Covert Enforcement Unit (Elkhart ICE Unit), the South Bend Police Department Metro Special Operations Section (South Bend MSOS), the Indiana State Police and the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Donald J. Schmid.

Updated May 5, 2015