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Meth dealers from Indiana will spend years in federal prison



Indianapolis, Indiana – An Indianapolis man was sentenced to almost 6 years in federal prison for dealing methamphetamine.

After Sierra Goode, age 33, entered a guilty plea to the charge of distributing methamphetamine, the judge gave Goode a sentence of seventy months in prison. Another defendant, Cody Stonehouse, who was 32 years old at the time of his guilty plea, will begin serving a term of sixty months beginning in July of 2021.

On October 9, 2020, agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration allegedly witnessed Stonehouse sell 40 grams of meth to a third party. This information comes from the United States Department of Justice. After observing Stonehouse execute a transaction just like it in December of the following year, agents decided to make an arrest. Methamphetamine was found in Stonehouse’s possession at the time of the incident, according to the investigators.

According to the investigators, Goode was Stonehouse’s source for the drugs. During a subsequent traffic stop, the police were able to detain Goode; during the course of the investigation, Goode admitted to supplying Stonehouse with drugs. During the search of the vehicle, a digital scale and $1,950 were discovered.

According to the detectives, Stonehouse was the source of the money, and he had reportedly provided it to Goode in exchange for three ounces of methamphetamine.

The case was investigated by both the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD).

After serving their time in federal prison, both Goode and Stonehouse will be placed on supervised probation for a period of three years for Goode and two years for Stonehouse respectively. In addition, the judge ordered Stonehouse to pay a fine of one hundred dollars.

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