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Georgia Man Sentenced to 240 Months in Prison

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

FORT WAYNE –Christopher Hale, 42 years old, of Ellenwood, Georgia, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Holly A. Brady after pleading guilty to distribution of methamphetamine, announced United States Attorney Clifford D. Johnson.

Hale was sentenced to 240 months in prison followed by 5 years of supervised release.

According to documents in the case, on three occasions in May 2022, law enforcement purchased methamphetamine from Hale at various Fort Wayne locations. A June 2022 search of Hale’s residence yielded additional quantities of methamphetamine as well as scales, baggies, and gloves.   

This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration with the assistance of the Fort Wayne Police Department.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lesley J. Miller Lowery.


Updated January 19, 2023

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