Indiana Man Sentenced to 13 Years for Methamphetamine Distribution
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Assistant Special Agent in Charge Alfred A. Cooke III, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration-Merrillville, Indiana, and Acting U.S. Attorney Tina Nommay of the Northern District of Indiana announced that Eric W. Johnson, 40, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced before U.S. District Court Judge Holly A. Brady upon his plea of guilty to distribution of methamphetamine.
Johnson was sentenced to 156 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release.
According to documents in this case, in February 2019, Mr. Johnson distributed more than 50 grams of methamphetamine. Further, according to documents in the case, at the time of his arrest in August 2020, Johnson, a felon, also unlawfully possessed a firearm on his person.
The case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration, with the assistance of the Fort Wayne Police Department. The case was handled by Assistant United States Attorney Sarah Nokes.