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Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney's Office
Northern District of Indiana
Clifford D. Johnson, United States Attorney
For Immediate Release
Thursday, January 5, 2023

Marion, Indiana Man Sentenced to 240 Months in Prison

FORT WAYNE –David Hueston, 45 years old, of Marion, Indiana, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Holly A. Brady after pleading guilty to possessing with intent to distribute methamphetamine, carrying a firearm during a drug trafficking crime and being a felon in possession of a firearm, announced United States Attorney Clifford D. Johnson.

Hueston was sentenced to 240 months in prison followed by 5 years of supervised release.

According to documents in the case, in February 2021, law enforcement executed a search warrant on a residence where Hueston possessed over 2 pounds of methamphetamine and a firearm. Other items associated with drug distribution were found in the residence in addition to $17,000 cash and amounts of fentanyl, heroin and marijuana.  Hueston is a convicted felon and, as such, was prohibited from possessing the firearm. 

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives with the assistance of the Grant County Jean (Joint Effort Against Narcotics) Team Drug Task Force which is comprised of Grant County Sheriff’s Department and Marion Police Department.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Brent Ecenbarger.

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