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Michigan City Man Sentenced to 151 Months in Prison

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

SOUTH BEND – Cory Thomas, 49 years old, of Michigan City, Indiana, was sentenced by United States District Court Chief Judge Jon E. DeGuilio after pleading guilty to possession with intent to distribute cocaine, announced United States Attorney Clifford D. Johnson.

Thomas was sentenced to 151 months in prison followed by 3 years of supervised release. 

According to documents in the case, in May 2022, Thomas was pulled over on his motorcycle while transporting over 125 grams of cocaine. This is Thomas’s fifth felony conviction related to the distribution of controlled substances.

This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration with the assistance of the LaPorte County Drug Task Force and the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Molly E. Donnelly and former Assistant United States Attorney Frank E. Schaffer.



Updated March 2, 2023

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