Georgia Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Meth Trafficking in Indiana
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Alfred A. Cooke, Assistant Special Agent in Charge of Drug Enforcement Administration-Merrillville, Indiana, and U.S. Attorney Clifford D. Johnson for the Northern District of Indiana announced that Christopher Hale, 42, of Ellenwood, Georgia, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Holly A. Brady after pleading guilty to distribution of methamphetamine.
Hale was sentenced to 240 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release.
According to documents in the case, on three occasions in May 2022, law enforcement purchased methamphetamine from Hale at various Fort Wayne locations. A June 2022 search of Hale’s residence yielded additional quantities of methamphetamine as well as scales, baggies, and gloves.
This case was investigated by the DEA with the assistance of the Fort Wayne Police Department. The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Lesley J. Miller Lowery.