News Release
August 23, 2007
Richard Isaacson
(313) 234-4000

Louisville Man Indicted on Cocaine Charges

AUG 23 -- LOUISVILLE, KY - A federal grand jury in Louisville returned an indictment against Mark Nathaniel Brewer, age 48, of 47 Highwood Place, Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County, on charges of attempting to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, U.S. Attorney David L. Huber of the Western District of Kentucky announced today.

The Indictment alleges that on or about August 1, 2007, in Jefferson County, Brewer attempted to knowingly and intentionally possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine, worth at least $50,000 on the street.

In the event of a conviction, the maximum potential penalties are 40 years imprisonment, a $2,000,000 fine, and supervised release for a period of at least 4 years; and the minimum potential penalties are 5 years imprisonment.

The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Daniel P. Kinnicutt, and it was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Brewer is scheduled to appear for arraignment before the United States Magistrate Judge on August 28, 2007, at 11:30 a.m., in Louisville, Kentucky.

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The indictment of a person by a Grand Jury is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.