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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, January 27, 2020

Fort Wayne Man Sentenced To Prison

FORT WAYNE – Jesus Sanchez, Jr, age 22, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Holly A. Brady after his guilty plea of possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime and maintaining a drug involved premises, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.

Sanchez was sentenced to 72 months in prison followed by 2 years of supervised release.

According to documents in this case, on June 19, 2019, Sanchez and two other defendants were charged for their role in a five count Indictment that alleged the possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime and providing a residence for the storage and distribution of narcotics.  

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Fort Wayne Safe Streets and Gang Task Force with the assistance of the Indiana State Police, the Allen County Sheriff’s Department and the Fort Wayne Police Department.  The case was handled by Assistant United States Attorneys Stacey R. Speith and Anthony W. Geller.  

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Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated January 27, 2020