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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Fort Wayne Man Sentenced To 70 Months

 

FORT WAYNE – The Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, Clifford D. Johnson, announces that Fernando Guapo Garcia, 31, of Fort Wayne, Indiana was sentenced before Chief District Court Judge Theresa Springmann following his guilty plea to count one of the indictment charging him with conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute controlled substances.

 

Garcia was sentenced to 72 months imprisonment and 4 years of supervised release.

 

According to documents in this case, from April 28, 2016 through August 9, 2016 Garcia conspired with other persons to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute controlled substances to include over 500 grams of cocaine and heroin.

 

This investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation along with the Fort Wayne Safe Streets Task Force consisting of officers/agents from the Allen County Police Department, the Allen County Drug Task Force, the Fort Wayne Police Department, the Indiana State Police, and the Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigations Division.   This case was handled by Assistant United States Attorneys Anthony W. Geller and Stacey R. Speith.

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Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Project Safe Neighborhoods
Updated March 21, 2017