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

Monday, July 2, 2018

Individual Sentenced To 147 Months Imprisonment

For Drug Distribution

FORT WAYNE –Israel Bonilla, age 32, of Michoacan, Mexico, was sentenced before Chief Judge Theresa L. Springmann, for possessing methamphetamine and heroin with the intent to distribute and for possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.   

Bonilla was sentenced to a total of 147 months of imprisonment on these counts. 

According to documents in this case, Bonilla and two codefendants were distributing large amounts of heroin and methamphetamine, and Bonilla possessed a loaded rifle and two loaded pistols in furtherance of his drug dealing. 

This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives; the United States Postal Inspection Service; the Allen County Drug Task Force; and the Allen County Police Department.  This case was handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Anthony W. Geller.


Drug Trafficking
Updated July 2, 2018