Former basketball coach sentenced to 5 years in prison

A former basketball coach was sentenced to 5 years in federal prison for possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

Ramon Lenoir, 38, was also sentenced to 2 years supervised release.

In December 2018, officers executed a search warrant at Lenoir's home in South Bend.

When officers entered, they found Lenoir in the bathroom attempting to flush meth down the toilet, according to court records.

Officers located over $7,000 in cash, 334.7 grams of meth, 163 grams of marijuana, 6,8 grams of cocaine, three handguns and three long guns, reports said.

Lenoir admitted he had the guns as protection while dealing methamphetamine, according to court records.

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