Assistant Special Agent in Charge of U.S. Indianapolis-based Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Charles Marshall, 45, of Speedway, Indiana, was sentenced to five years in federal prison after pleading guilty to possession with the intent to distribute fentanyl (fentanyl dealer), according to an announcement made by Attorney Zachary A. Myers for the Southern District of Indiana.
Agents discovered 24.9 grams of fentanyl in the headliner of the Chevrolet Equinox Marshall
In accordance with court records, DEA investigators carried out federal search warrants at Marshall’s Speedway apartment on August 11, 2022 as part of a probe into his narcotics trafficking activities. A loaded.44 caliber revolver, around 57.6 grams of fentanyl, a digital scale with drug residue in the bedroom closet, and a blender with drug residue under the kitchen sink were all discovered in the house by the agents. Additionally, agents discovered 24.9 grams of fentanyl in the headliner of the Chevrolet Equinox Marshall was driving moments before the warrants were executed, reports from DEA.
ASAC Gannon and the U.S. Randal Taylor, the chief of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, announced the news on behalf of Attorney Myers.
The lives of our family and neighbors are considerably less important to fentanyl dealers than their profits, according to U.S. Attorney Myers. Investigating and bringing cases against criminals who take advantage of the epidemic of substance use disorders to sate their own greed is part of the struggle to preserve lives. They are dedicated to prosecuting fentanyl traffickers responsible for distributing lethal poison on our streets, along with the DEA and IMPD.
U.S. Attorney Myers congratulated the prosecution team
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and the DEA looked into it. The United States imposed the penalty. Tanya Walton Pratt, chief judge of the district court. Additionally, Judge Pratt mandated that Marshall be under American supervision. He must also pay a $500 fine and serve four years of probation after being released from federal prison.
In an article from DEA, U.S. Attorney Myers congratulated the prosecution team, which included Assistant U.S. Attorneys Corbin Houston and Patrick Gibson.