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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Wisconsin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Madison Man Charged with Distributing Heroin

MADISON, WIS. -- A federal grand jury in the Western District of Wisconsin, sitting in Madison, returned the following indictment today.  You are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

The maximum statutory sentence is prescribed by Congress and is provided here for informational purposes.  If convicted, the sentencing of a defendant will be determined by the court based on the advisory Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors. 

David Drone, 37, Madison, Wis., is charged with two counts of distributing heroin.  The indictment alleges that he distributed heroin on November 11 and 15, 2016. 

If convicted, Drone faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison on each count.  The charges against him are the result of an investigation by the Dane County Narcotics Task Force.  The prosecution of this case will be handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Peter Jarosz. 

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated January 4, 2017