Indiana Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Drug Trafficking, Gun Crimes
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 Calvin Brantley, age 25, of Fort Wayne, was sentenced before U.S. District Court Judge Holly A. Brady after pleading guilty to possession with intent to distribute fentanyl and heroin along with possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.
Brantley was sentenced to 120 months in prison, followed by four years of supervised release.
According to documents in this case, from September to October 2020, Brantley sold fentanyl and heroin to law enforcement on multiple occasions. A search warrant executed on his residence resulted in the recovery of approximately 200 grams of heroin,180 grams of fentanyl, over 1,000 grams of marijuana and $1,600 in U.S. currency. Two firearms were also located in the residence; a loaded Glock, extended magazine and drum magazine were found in Brantley’s bedroom by his drug stash. The estimated street value of the drugs located in the residence was approximately $48,000.
The case was investigated by the DEA with the assistance of the Fort Wayne Police Department. This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Brent A. Ecenbarger.