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

Monday, July 30, 2018

Gary Man Sentenced to 71 Months in Prison

For Possession with Intent to Distribute over 100 Grams of Heroin

SOUTH BEND – Raphael Perry, 43 years old, of Gary, Indiana, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Robert L. Miller, Jr. after pleading guilty to possession with intent to distribute over 100 grams of heroin, announced United States Attorney Thomas L. Kirsch II.

Perry was sentenced to 71 months imprisonment, followed by 4 years supervised release.

According to documents in the case, in September 2017, Raphael Perry possessed over 100 grams of heroin with intent to distribute.  He possessed this heroin at his home in Gary, Indiana.  

This case was investigated by DEA and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Frank Schaffer.


Drug Trafficking
Updated July 30, 2018