A Michigan City man was sentenced to 168 months in prison for possessing with intent to distribute narcotics. 

A U.S. District Court judge sentenced 48-year-old, Edward Sanders, was sentenced after pleading guilty to possession with intent to distribute controlled substances. 

Sanders was sentenced to 168 months in prison followed by 3 years of supervised release. 

According to documents in the case, in January of 2020, Sanders was the passenger in a car and police found Sanders to be in possession of heroin, fentanyl, cocaine, methamphetamine, marijuana, and a revolver. Sanders was sentenced as a career offender based on his two prior convictions for dealing cocaine.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, with the assistance of the Michigan City Police Department and Indiana State Police.