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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

East Chicago Man Sentenced to 37 Months In Prison

HAMMOND – United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, David A. Capp, announced that Antonio Perkins, 26, of East Chicago, Indiana was sentenced in Hammond Federal Court before Judge Rudy Lozano for possession with intent to distribute heroin. 

Perkins was sentenced to 37 months’ imprisonment followed by 3 years of supervised release.

According to documents filed in this case, on or about August 18, 2015, Perkins possessed with intent to distribute heroin, and he was held responsible at sentencing for distribution of at least 20 but less than 40 grams of heroin as being involved in his offense.        

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. This case was handled by Assistant United States Attorney Dean R. Lanter. 

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Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated July 27, 2016