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Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney's Office
Northern District of Indiana

For Immediate Release

Friday, August 31, 2018
Thomas L Kirsch, II
, United States Attorney
Contact: Ryan Holmes

Fort Wayne Man Sentenced To 181 Months Imprisonment

For Possession with intent to Distribute Controlled Substances and for Possessing a Firearm

FORT WAYNE – Edgar Moreno-Ramirez, 27, of Mexico City, Mexico, was sentenced before Chief Judge Theresa L. Springmann on his plea of guilty to the charge of possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine and more than 1 kilogram of heroin and for possessing a firearm in furtherance of the drug trafficking offense, announced U.S. Attorney Thomas L. Kirsch II. 


Moreno-Ramirez was sentenced to 181 months in prison.


According to documents in this case, from October 1, 2015, Moreno-Ramirez and his co-defendants were operating a drug distribution house while armed, out of a residence in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  


This case was investigated by the DEA, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, and the ATF, with assistance from the Allen County Drug Task Force as well as the Allen County Sheriff’s  Department.   This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Anthony W. Geller.

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