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Fort Wayne Man Sentenced To 188 Months In Prison
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

FORT WAYNE - Maurice Sewell, age 39, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced by United States District Judge Holly A. Brady after his plea of guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm and possessing with intent to distribute a controlled substance, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.

Sewell was sentenced to 188 months in prison followed by 6 years of supervised release.

According to documents in this case, in November 2016, Sewell possessed cocaine with the intent to distribute it. Sewell also possessed three firearms after having prior felony convictions in the Allen County Superior Court. Sewell had been previously convicted of dealing cocaine or a narcotic drug in both 2001 and 2012. He also had a prior felony conviction for a 2007 residential entry and strangulation.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, with the assistance of the Fort Wayne Police Department. This case was handled by Assistant United States Attorney Stacey R. Speith.



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