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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 16, 2018

Marion man indicted on fentanyl charges

A Marion man was indicted in federal court for having fentanyl.

Shiloh Jackson, 29, was indicted on one count of distribution of fentanyl. He had approximately 21 grams of fentanyl on March 10, according to the indictment.

If convicted, the defendant’s sentence will be determined by the Court after reviewing factors unique to this case, including the defendant’s prior criminal record, if any, the defendant’s role in the offense and the characteristics of the violation. In all cases, the sentence will not exceed the statutory maximum and, in most cases, it will be less than the maximum.        

The investigating agencies in this case is the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Marmet Drug Task Force. The case is being handled by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Michael J. Freeman and Thomas P. Weldon.

An indictment is only a charge and is not evidence of guilt. The defendant is entitled to a fair trial in which it will be the government’s burden to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Opioids
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Contact: 
Mike Tobin 216.622.3651 michael.tobin@usdoj.gov
Updated July 16, 2018