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Fort Wayne Resident Sentenced To 68 Months In Prison

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

FORT WAYNE – Tyshon Powell, 24years old, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Holly A. Brady after pleading guilty to possessing with intent to distribute a controlled substance and possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.

Powell was sentenced to 68 months in prison followed by 2 years of supervised release.

According to documents in this case, on March 28, 2018, Powell possessed with intent to distribute less than 50 kilograms of marijuana and did so while possessing a firearm in furtherance of his drug trafficking offense. 

This case was investigated by the FBI’s Fort Wayne Safe Streets Gang Task Force with the assistance of the Fort Wayne Police Department, Allen County Sheriff’s Department and the Indiana State Police.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Anthony W. Geller and Stacey R. Speith.



Updated May 30, 2019

Drug Trafficking