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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 5, 2018

South Bend, Indiana Man Sentenced

For Distribution of Over 50 Grams of Methamphetamine

SOUTH BEND - Brian Cardona, age 21, of South Bend, Indiana was sentenced before District Court Judge Jon E. DeGuilio  for distribution of over 50 grams of methamphetamine, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.   

Cardona was sentenced to 78 months imprisonment followed by 4 years of supervised release. 

According to documents in this case, Cardona and his co-defendant Anthony Francis met with and sold seven ounces of methamphetamine to an undercover officer.  They also had discussions with the officer about additional sales that could be made.  Mr. Francis has pled guilty in this case and is scheduled to sentenced on September 27, 2018. 

This case was investigated by the FBI and DEA, with assistance from the Elkhart Interdiction Unit and South Bend Police Department.  The case was handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Joel Gabrielse.

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Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated July 5, 2018