For Immediate Release
Friday, February 9, 2018
, United States Attorney
Justin E. Herdman
Contact: Mike Tobin
Canton man sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison for drug and firearms crimes
Columbus Field Division
A Canton man was sentenced to nearly 10 years in federal prison for drug and firearms crimes, law enforcement officials said.
Eric L. McReynolds, 47, was sentenced to 117 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Donald C. Nugent. McReynolds was previously found guilty of possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribut and use of firearms in relation to drug trafficking..
McReynolds possessed crack cocaine, several firearms and other items indicative of drug trafficking on September 15, 2016, according to court documents.
This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Aaron P. Howell following an investigation by the ATF, FBI and Canton Police Department.