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Department of Justice

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

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Clifford D. Johnson
, United States Attorney
Contact: Ryan Holmes

Fort Wayne Man Sentenced to 70 Months Imprisonment

FORT WAYNE – Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, Clifford D. Johnson, announces that Antonio Cortez Harris, age 25, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced before United States District Court Judge Theresa Springmann to possession with intent to distribute heroin and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.


Harris was sentenced to 70 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release.


According to documents filed in this case, on or about February 9, 2016, Harris possessed with intent to distribute less than 100 grams or more of a substance containing a detectable amount of heroin and possessed a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.


This case was the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Drug Enforcement Administration with the assistance of the Fort Wayne Police Department.  This case was handled by Assistant United States Attorney Stacey R. Speith.




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