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Department of Justice

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

For Immediate Release

Thursday, August 30, 2018
Thomas L Kirsch, II
, United States Attorney
Contact: Ryan Holmes

South Bend Man Sentenced to 123 Months In Prison

For Distribution of Cocaine

SOUTH BEND – Fabian Garcia, age 30, of South Bend, Indiana, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Jon E. DeGuilio after pleading guilty to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine along with possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.   

 

Garcia was sentenced to 123 months in prison followed by 3 years of supervised release.

 

According to documents in this case, in February of 2017, Garcia possessed methamphetamine in a car in South Bend, Indiana.  Garcia admitted in the plea agreement that he had been distributing methamphetamine in St. Joseph County and possessed a stolen firearm to protect and further his drug trafficking business. Garcia has three felony and one misdemeanor convictions, all for driving offenses. 

 

This case was investigated by ATF with assistance South Bend Police Department.  The case was handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Frank E Schaffer.

 

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