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Fort Wayne Man Sentenced To 156 Months In Prison

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Indiana
For Distribution of Methamphetamine

FORT WAYNE – Eric W. Johnson, age 40, of Fort Wayne, Indiana was sentenced before U.S. District Court Judge Holly A. Brady upon his plea of guilty to distribution of methamphetamine, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Tina Nommay.

Johnson was sentenced to 156 months in prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release.

According to documents in this case, in February 2019, Mr. Johnson distributed more than 50 grams of methamphetamine. Further, according to documents in the case, at the time of his arrest in August 2020, Johnson, a felon, also unlawfully possessed a firearm on his person.

The case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration, with the assistance of the Fort Wayne Police Department.  The case was handled by Assistant United States Attorney Sarah Nokes. 



Updated October 1, 2021

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