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Ohio man indicted on methamphetamine and firearms charges

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

An Ohio man was indicted on methamphetamine and firearms charges, said U.S. Attorney Carole S. Rendon.


Matthew R. Golech, 37, was indicted one count of possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine and one count of using a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking.


Golech, on Jan. 15, had approximately a 50 grams of methamphetamines. He also had a Bersa Firestorm .22 caliber pistol which he used in furtherance of drug trafficking, according to the indictment.


The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Aaron P. Howell following an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.


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 United States of America’s burden to prove each defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.


If convicted, a defendant’s sentence will be determined by the Court after review of factors unique to this case, including the defendants’ prior criminal record, if any, the defendants’ roles in the offense and the characteristics of the violations.

Updated March 2, 2017

Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses