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South Bend Man Sentenced to 168 Months in Prison

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Indiana
For Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine

SOUTH BEND –George W. Fowler, Jr., 33 years old, of South Bend, Indiana, was sentenced by United States District Court Chief Judge Jon E. DeGuilio after pleading guilty to possession with intent to distribute more than 500 grams of methamphetamine, announced United States Attorney Clifford D. Johnson.

Fowler was sentenced to 168 months in prison followed by 5 years of supervised release. 

According to documents in the case, in August 2020, law enforcement searched Fowler’s home and discovered a kilogram of methamphetamine, over 350 grams of heroin, and nearly 150 grams of fentanyl along with four handguns and $57,000 cash. Fowler was involved in distributing drugs with his brother, Rashawn Fowler, who was sentenced on January 19, 2020, by Chief Judge DeGuilio to 121 months in prison.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Drug Enforcement Administration with the assistance of the South Bend Police Department.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Joel Gabrielse.


Updated March 3, 2022

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