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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, January 29, 2018

Elkhart Man Sentenced To 188 Months Imprisonment

For Conspiracy To Distribute Cocaine

FORT WAYNE – The United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, Thomas L. Kirsch II, announced that Enrique Cordova Campos, age 42, of Elkhart, Indiana was sentenced before Chief Judge Theresa Springmann on his guilty plea to conspiracy to possess and distribute more than 5 kilograms of cocaine.

 

Campos was sentenced to 188 months imprisonment and 5 years supervised release.       

 

According to documents in this case, from May through August of 2016, Campos was supplying kilograms of cocaine to a drug distribution group in the Fort Wayne area.  Campos supervised several other individuals who delivered drug shipments this group and who collected money from it.  In May of 2016, officers stopped one of these men and seized about $100,000 in drug proceeds.  In August of 2016, officers served a search warrant at Campos’s Elkhart residence, finding about $44,000 of drug proceeds in his vehicle and a firearm in his residence. 

 

United States Attorney Thomas L. Kirsch II said, “My office, with our law enforcement partners, is focusing our resources on drug distribution networks in an attempt to reduce illicit drugs on the streets of northeast Indiana.”

 

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Safe Streets Gang Task Force, which includes the FBI, Indiana State Police, Allen County Sheriff’s Department, and Fort Wayne Police Department.  The Elkhart Police Department and the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department also assisted with this investigation.  This case was handled by Assistant United States Attorneys Anthony W. Geller and Stacy R. Speith.

 

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Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated January 29, 2018