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Department of Justice

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

For Immediate Release

Friday, May 31, 2019
Thomas L. Kirsch II
, United States Attorney
Contact: Ryan Holmes

Garrett Man Sentenced 84 Months in Prison

FORT WAYNE – Eric H. McHale, 42 years old, of Garrett, Indiana, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Holly A. Brady after pleading guilty to possessing with intent to distribute  a controlled substance announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.

 

McHale was sentenced to 84 months in prison followed by 4 years of supervised release.

 

According to documents in this case, on October 15, 2017, McHale possessed with intent to distribute 5 or more grams of methamphetamine. 

 

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives with assistance from the Ligonier Police Department, the Albion Police Department, the Noble County Sherriff’s Department, and the Indiana State Police.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Stacey R. Speith.

 

          

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