PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD)– A Peoria man received a 4 1/2-year sentence after being found guilty of fentanyl distribution.
Martin McLain, 44, was convicted of three counts of distribution of a mixture containing fentanyl and one count of possession with intent to distribute 40 grams or more of a mixture containing fentanyl.
He received a 54-month term on each count but they will be served at concurrently or at the same time with each other.
Court documents show that between December 2022 and January 2023, McLain sold a substance containing fentanyl and heroin in the Peoria area.
On Jan 18. a federal search warrant was executed in his Peoria home and 47.5 grams of a heroin and fentanyl mixture were found.
A federal grand jury returned an indictment against McLain in February and he pleaded guilty in April. McLain has been in custody of the U.S. Marshals Service since his arrest in December 2022.
The Drug Enforcement Administration, Springfield Resident Office, and the Peoria Police Department investigated the case.