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Fort Wayne Man Sentenced to 204 Months in Prison

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Indiana
For Possession With Intent To Distribute Methamphetamine

FORT WAYNE – Dorrion Jefferson, age 35, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Holly Brady after pleading guilty to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, announced United States Attorney Thomas L. Kirsch II.

Jefferson was sentenced to 204 months in prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release. 

According to documents in the case, a confidential informant and an undercover agent made several controlled buys of heroin and cocaine from Mr. Jefferson.  Jefferson also agreed to deliver four ounces of methamphetamine to the undercover agent.  He was stopped by law enforcement prior to the transaction with over 100 grams of methamphetamine inside the vehicle.  Due to his prior drug dealing convictions, Jefferson was sentenced as a career offender under the sentencing guidelines. 

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, and Indiana State Police with the assistance of the DHS Customs and Border Protection Agency and the Drug Enforcement Administration.  The case was handled by Assistant United States Attorney Stacey R. Speith.

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Updated August 21, 2019

Topic
Drug Trafficking