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South Bend Man Sentenced To 180 Months In Prison

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

SOUTH BEND –Shaquille Delaney, 32 years old, of South Bend, Indiana, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Damon R. Leichty after pleading guilty to distribution of methamphetamine, announced United States Attorney Clifford D. Johnson.

Delaney was sentenced to 180 months in prison followed by 5 years of supervised release.

According to documents in the case, on numerous occasions between the summer of 2021 and January 2022, law enforcement purchased methamphetamine from Delaney.  During the  subsequent execution of a search warrant at his residence, law enforcement recovered methamphetamine, cocaine, fentanyl, heroin, marijuana, synthetic marijuana, a .22 caliber rifle, cash, drug paraphernalia, and a drug ledger. Delaney’s criminal history includes prior felony convictions for home invasion and delivery of controlled substances.

This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration with the assistance of Federal Bureau of Investigation GRIT, the Porter County Drug Task Force (PCMEG), the South Bend Police Department, and the Porter County Sheriff’s Department.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Kimberly L. Schultz and Frank Schaffer.


Updated January 12, 2023

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