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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

South Bend, Indiana Man Sentenced

For Distribution of Cocaine

SOUTH BEND - Jeffery Henderson, age 34, of South Bend, Indiana, was sentenced before South Bend District Court Judge Jon E. DeGuilio for distributing cocaine, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.

Henderson was sentenced to 70 months in prison followed by 3 years of supervised release. 

According to documents in this case, on September 19, 2017, Henderson sold cocaine base to a person who was working for law enforcement.  Henderson has five felony convictions, several of which were drug related including one prior federal felony conviction.   Mr. Henderson was on bond from a felony case involving a firearm when he sold cocaine.   

This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration with assistance from the Mishawaka Police Department.  The case was handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Frank Schaffer.

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Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated May 16, 2018