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Department of Justice

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

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Clifford D. Johnson
, United States Attorney

South Bend Man Sentenced to 121 Months in Prison

For Distributing Methamphetamine

SOUTH BEND – Rashawn Fowler, 34 years old, of South Bend, Indiana, was sentenced by United States District Court Chief Judge Jon E. DeGuilio after pleading guilty to distribution of more than 50 grams of methamphetamine, announced United States Attorney Clifford D. Johnson.

Fowler was sentenced to 121 months in prison followed by 4 years of supervised release.

According to documents in the case, during the summer of 2020, Fowler sold more than half a pound of methamphetamine during a series of controlled buys. In August of 2020, investigators arrested Fowler and recovered more than half a pound of methamphetamine, heroin, assorted pills, digital scales, a revolver, and a loaded 9-millimeter pistol.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Drug Enforcement Administration. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Joel Gabrielse.

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