TOLEDO – Mohamed Ismial, 32, of Toledo, Ohio, was sentenced on August 26, 2022, to more than eight years in prison by U.S. District Judge James G. Carr after Ismail pleaded guilty to his role in a drug trafficking conspiracy.
According to court documents, from March 2019 to September 2019, Ismial was involved in a drug trafficking conspiracy that distributed various quantities of fentanyl, heroin, cocaine and crack cocaine in the Toledo area.
On March 5, 2020, state law enforcement authorities executed a search warrant at the defendant’s residence and obtained quantities of fentanyl, heroin, cocaine, crack cocaine and four firearms.
Ismial pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute with intent to distribute controlled substances, possession of firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime and possession with intent to distribute fentanyl, heroin, cocaine and cocaine base on November 18, 2021.
This case was investigated by the Toledo Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert N. Melching.