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Department of Justice

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

For Immediate Release

Thursday, October 3, 2019
Thomas L Kirsch II
, United States Attorney
Contact: Ryan Holmes

Michigan City, Indiana Man Sentenced to 72 Months in Prison

For Distribution of a Mixture and Substance Containing a Detectable Amount of Cocaine

SOUTH BEND - Quonzee Merriweather, age 25, of Michigan City, Indiana was sentenced before South Bend District Court Judge Jon E. DeGuilio for distribution of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine, said U.S. Attorney Kirsch.

Mr. Merriweather was sentenced to 72 months in prison followed by 3 years of supervised release. 

According to documents in this case, in October of 2017, Mr. Merriweather distributed cocaine while in Michigan City, Indiana.  Mr. Merriweather has three felony and two misdemeanor convictions and also has violated probation multiple times.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms with the assistance of the Michigan City Police Department.  The case was handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Frank Schaffer.


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