You are here

Justice News

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 9, 2019

Goshen Man Sentenced To 61 Months In Prison

For Possessing with Intent to Distribute Marijuana and Possession of Firearms in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime

SOUTH BEND –Marcell Spencer, age 23, of Goshen, Indiana, was sentenced before United States District Court Judge Jon E DeGuilio, upon his plea of guilty to possessing with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, announced U. S. Attorney Kirsch.

Spencer was sentenced to 61 months in prison followed by 3 years of supervised release.

According to documents in this case, Mr. Spencer entered a guilty plea for possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.  The charges arose out of a search warrant executed in May of 2018 at the defendant’s home where marijuana and weapons were found.  

The case was investigated by the ATF with the assistance of the Goshen Police Department and was handled by Assistant United States Attorney Frank E. Schaffer.

###

Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
Updated May 9, 2019