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Medina Man Faces Crack Cocaine Charges

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

A federal grand jury returned a one-count indictment charging Jeimil A. Henderson, age 22, of Medina, with possession with the intent to distribute and distribution of crack cocaine, said Steven M. Dettelbach, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio.

Henderson was arrested by members of the Medina County Drug Task Force and Drug Enforcement Administration on a criminal complaint after an investigation.

If convicted, the defendant’s sentence will be determined by the Court after review of 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 violations.  In all cases, the sentence will not exceed the statutory maximum and, in most cases, it will be less than the maximum.

The investigation preceding the indictment was conducted by the Medina County Drug Task Force, Medina Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration.  The matter is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Teresa Riley.

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

Updated March 18, 2015