Criminal Justice News

Friday, May 29, 2015

Darius Williams Sentenced to 12 Years Imprisonment



SOUTH BEND – United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, David Capp, announced that Darius Williams, 31, of South Bend, Indiana, was sentenced today, for distribution of heroin.  Williams was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment and 6 years of supervised release.

According to documents in the case, in September of 2014, the United States Drug Enforcement Agency, the Elkhart County Prosecutor’s Office Interdiction and Covert Enforcement Unit (Elkhart ICE Unit), the South Bend Police Department Metro Special Operations Section (South Bend MSOS), the Indiana State Police and the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms initiated an investigation into heroin trafficking by several individuals operating in South Bend, Indiana.  Through the course of the investigation an individual named Darius Williams was identified as consistently dealing heroin during the years of 2013 and 2014.  During a search of Williams’ residence in South Bend, investigators found and seized a loaded firearm that was used during the course of heroin dealing.

This case was the result of an investigation by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency, the Elkhart County Prosecutor’s Office Interdiction and Covert Enforcement Unit (Elkhart ICE Unit), the South Bend Police Department Metro Special Operations Section (South Bend MSOS), the Indiana State Police and the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Donald J. Schmid.

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