South Bend man sentenced to over 6 years for drug and gun offenses

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - A South Bend man was sentenced to over six years in prison after pleading guilty to possessing with intent to distribute controlled substances and being a felon in possession of a firearm, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

Mustafaa Slim, 29, was sentenced to six years and six months in prison followed by two years of supervised release.

In May 2022, Slim allegedly sold a heroin/fentanyl substance to an individual on two occasions, according to court documents.

When investigators searched Slim's residence, they found three firearms, fentanyl/methamphetamine, cocaine and more than $8,000 in cash, reports said.

This is Slim's third conviction involving guns and his second involving drugs, according to reports.

His prior felony convictions prohibit him from possessing the firearms, according to reports.

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