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Uryan Frymire Charged With Possession With Intent To Distribute Cocaine

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


FORT WAYNE – The United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, David Capp, announced that a criminal complaint was filed charging Uryan Frymire, 37, of Ohio, with possession with intent to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine.


According to documents in this case, there was a traffic stop conducted in Texas on January 17, 2017 of a semi-tractor where 62 packages or approximately 70 kilograms of a white powdery substance were found. The substance field tested positive for cocaine. The driver of the semi-tractor, who was the only occupant, said he was destined for Fort Wayne and Chicago, Illinois to deliver the cocaine in the roof. The driver agreed to the delivery of 17 kilograms of cocaine to Fort Wayne. On January 19, 2017, the driver made a controlled delivery to Frymire who was arrested by Homeland Security Agents.


The United States Attorney’s Office emphasizes that a Criminal complaint is merely an allegation and that all persons charged are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in court.


If convicted in court, any specific sentence to be imposed will be determined by the judge after a consideration of federal sentencing statutes and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.


This investigation was conducted by the United States Homeland Security Investigations with the assistance of the Allen County, Indiana Sheriff’s Department; Greenville, Indiana Police Department; Indiana State Police; and United States Drug Enforcement Administration. This case is being handled by Assistant United States

Updated January 20, 2017

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