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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Shannon Meegan Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Controlled a Substance

HAMMOND – United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, David Capp, announced that Shannon Meegan, 34, of Hammond, Indiana was sentenced to 2 years of probation by Judge James Moody after pleading guilty to the felony offense of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance.

According to documents filed in this case, between 2006 and 2012, Meegan conspired with one of her coworkers at a medical facility in Munster, Indiana to illegally distribute over 200,000 hydrocodone pills.  The Drug Enforcement Administration estimates that the drugs distributed had a street value of over $1,000,000.

This case was the result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Chicago Strike Force and DEA’s Diversion Group.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Thomas M. McGrath.

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Topic(s): 
Prescription Drugs
Updated June 16, 2015