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Friday, October 06, 2017 12:41 pm

26-year sentence issued in federal drug case

The Journal Gazette

A Fort Wayne man has been sentenced to 26 years in prison for maintaining a drug-involved premises and for being a felon in possession of a firearm, the U.S. Attorney's office said today.

Booker T. Sewell, 37, was sentenced to 192 months on the drug charge and 120 months on the gun charge to run consecutively, Acting U.S. Attorney Clifford D. Johnson said in a statement.

Sewell will also serve two years of supervised release and was ordered to forfeit $21,917, the statement said. It said he was distributing multiple kilograms of cocaine and pounds of marijuana from a Fort Wayne residence.