Logansport man sentenced to 20 years for dealing heroin

Last Updated on January 11, 2024 by Cass County Prosecutor's Office

LOGANSPORT – Prosecutor Noah Schafer announced that Lebaron Crowder, 35, of Logansport, was sentenced to twenty years in the Indiana Department of Correction for dealing heroin, a Level 2 Felony. Crowder was sentenced in Cass County Circuit Court by Judge Stephen Kitts II following a guilty plea on taken on April 6, 2023.

Cass County Drug Task Force received a tip that Crowder had been dealing heroin out of his home and workplace. Investigation led to the discovery of 73 grams of heroin with an approximate street value of $14,600. In addition to the heroin, Crowder had items used as cutting agents and firearms inside his home commonly found in connection with illegal drug dealing. Crowder was also found to be a Habitual Offender with prior convictions for burglary, domestic battery, and obstruction of justice.

Prosecutor Noah Schafer had this to say following the sentencing: “Drug dealers and repeat offenders pose a great threat to the safety of our community. Drug dealers who keep firearms are even worse. Repeat offenders who bring drugs into our community and enforce their business with illegal firearms may expect results similar to this case.”

SOURCE: News release from Cass County Prosecutor’s Office