North Carolina Man Sentenced to 14 Years for Meth Trafficking
SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Alfred A. Cooke, Assistant Special Agent in Charge of U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration-Merrillville, Indiana, and U.S. Attorney Clifford D. Johnson for the Northern District of Indiana announced that Keith Wigfall, 57, of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Damon R. Leichty on his plea of guilty to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.
Wigfall was sentenced to 168 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release.
According to documents in this case, in January 2021, law enforcement executed a traffic stop of a vehicle Wigfall was driving and recovered $47,500 in cash as well as controlled substances. A search of his residence resulted in the seizure of over 1.5 kilograms of methamphetamine, 9.5 kilograms of marijuana, fentanyl, cocaine, morphine, nine other types of controlled substances, three firearms and $30,000 cash.
This case was investigated by the DEA with the assistance of the South Bend Police Department. The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Molly E. Donnelly and former Assistant U.S. Attorney Frank E. Schaffer.