You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Courts

  • 70 years in cruel holdup-beating
    For all intents and purposes, Zach Doan ended the life of his 80-year-old victim when he bloodied her face with his closed fists, robbing her of her eyesight, independence and security.
  • 70-year sentence in attack on 80-year-old
    A Fort Wayne man was sentenced to 70 years in prison Friday for a home invasion in which he attacked an 80-year-old woman, leaving her blind and in hospice care.
  • Man admits guilt in child molesting
    A New Haven man admitted Tuesday to child molesting in exchange for a 10-year cap on his prison sentence. John D.
Advertisement

Dealing pot brings 7 1/2 -year term

Derek J. Davenport

A man who admitted to possessing marijuana with the intent to deal it was sentenced this week to 7 1/2 years in federal prison.

Derek J. Davenport, 27, was arrested in 2011 after repeatedly selling drugs to an undercover Fort Wayne police officer who was working with the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

A criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court accused him of being part of a marijuana trafficking ring, smuggling the drug from Mexico to Indiana.

He pleaded guilty in 2011 – agreeing to forfeit some of his firearms in the process.

Advertisement