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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Elkhart Man Sentenced to 151 Months’ Imprisonment

SOUTH BEND – United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, David Capp, announced that Omar Loza, 33, of Elkhart, Indiana was sentenced before South Bend District Court Judge Jon. E. DeGuilio for possessing with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine.

Loza was sentenced to 151 months’ imprisonment and 3 years supervised release.

According to documents filed in this case, Loza was involved in a group that shipped cocaine from Texas to Elkhart, Indiana.  Loza then arranged for shipments to be transported to Columbus, Ohio. 

This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Division.  The case was handled by Assistant United States Attorney Frank E. Schaffer.

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Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated November 16, 2016