3 Michigan men facing federal gun and drug charges related to incidents in Marion County

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Three Michigan men are indicted on federal drug and firearms charges.

A federal grand jury indicted Terrence Marsh, 37, of Detroit, Michigan, Nicholas Mathis, 24, of Warren, Michigan and Lamar Perdue, 20, of Detroit, Michigan, on drug distribution charges, according to the United States Attorney’s Office.

The men are accused of distributing heroin, fentanyl, cocaine, crack cocaine and methamphetamine from the fall of 2018 to January 2019 in Marion County and elsewhere, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Each man is indicted on one count of conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute controlled substances; one count of aiding and abetting possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a protected location; one count of aiding and abetting possession with the intent to distribute heroin within 1,000 feet of a protected location; one count of aiding and abetting possession with the intent to distribute fentanyl within 1,000 feet of a protected location; one count of aiding and abetting possession with the intent to distribute cocaine hydrochloride within 1,000 feet of a protected location; one count of aiding and abetting possession with the intent to distribute cocaine base within 1,000 feet of a protected location; and one count of aiding and abetting possession of firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking crime, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

If convicted, each man faces not less than 10 years and up to life in prison and a fine of up to $10 million for each of the conspiracy and aiding and possession of methamphetamine counts.  They face up to 40 years in prison and a fine of up to $2 million for each of the heroin, fentanyl, cocaine and cocaine base counts, and face five years to life in prison and a $250,000 fine for the firearms count, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

The Drug Enforcement Administration, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Three Rivers Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force investigated.

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