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09/14/2017

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Ohio man sentenced in Indiana to more than 12 years in federal prison for distributing cocaine

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — An Ohio man was sentenced Thursday to 145 months in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute about 154 pounds of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine. 

Special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) investigated this case.

In addition to his prison term, Uryan Frymire, 37, from Fremont, Ohio, was also sentenced to five years of supervised release after he completes his prison sentence.

According to court documents, on Jan. 17, 2017, a traffic stop was conducted on a tractor-trailer in Texas.  During the stop, 62 packages were discovered, containing about 70 kilograms (about 154 pounds) of a white powdery substance.  The substance field tested positive for cocaine.

The driver, who was the only occupant of the tractor-trailer, said he was destined for Fort Wayne.  On Jan. 19, 2017, the driver made a “controlled delivery” of the cocaine to Frymire, who was then arrested by HSI special agents.

The following agencies assisted with this investigation:  Allen County (Indiana) Sheriff’s Department, Greenville (Indiana) Police Department, Indiana State Police, and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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Last Reviewed/Updated: 09/15/2017