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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 24, 2022

Fort Wayne, Indiana, Man Sentenced to 60 Months in Prison

For Distributing Fentanyl

FORT WAYNE – Guadalupe Pineda, Jr., 30 years old, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced by United States District Judge Holly A. Brady, after pleading guilty to distributing fentanyl, announced United States Attorney Clifford D. Johnson.

Pineda was sentenced to 60 months in prison followed by 4 years of supervised release.

According to documents in this case, in the fall of 2020, Pineda sold multiple ounces of fentanyl and heroin to law enforcement on four different occasions.

This case was investigated by the FBI’s Fort Wayne Safe Streets Gang Task Force, comprised of  the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Indiana State Police, the Allen County Sheriff’s Department, and the Fort Wayne Police Department.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anthony W. Geller.

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Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated February 24, 2022