Fort Wayne Man Sentenced to 117 Months In Prison For Maintaining A Drug Involved Premises
Friday, November 15, 2019

Varnell Coe, age 28, of Fort Wayne, was sentenced before U.S. District Court upon his plea of guilty to maintaining a drug involved premises. Coe was sentenced to 117 months in prison followed by 2 years of supervised release.

According to documents in this case, in March 2018 both Mr. Coe and Brandon Buchanan were indicted for maintaining two premises that were used for the purpose of distributing controlled substances in Fort Wayne. A search warrant was executed at these locations and during the search, investigators located a loaded .357 caliber revolver, fentanyl, crack cocaine, marijuana, hypodermic syringes, approximately $1000 in US currency, evidence of narcotics dealing, along with multiple calibers of ammunition and magazine for various firearms.

Co-defendant Brandon Buchanan was sentenced to 117 months in prison for his role in this case in September 2019.


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