Brevard man who distributed fentanyl gets 16 years in prison

A 24-year-old Brevard County man who distributed fentanyl to a confidential source working for the Drug Enforcement Administration was sentenced this week to over 16 years in federal prison.

On Thursday, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida announced that E’Chavion Semaj Flewellen has been sentenced to 16 years and 8 months in prison for distribution of 40 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of fentanyl.

Earlier this year, on January 4, Flewellen had entered a guilty plea.

According to court records, between June and August 2023, Flewellen distributed fentanyl six times to the DEA’s confidential source. One of those transactions also involved cocaine.

In total, Flewellen was responsible for distributing nearly 28 grams of cocaine and just over 187 grams of fentanyl mixtures.

Flewellen was arrested, and a search warrant was executed at his residence. During that search, agents located an additional 14.6 grams of fentanyl, over 50 grams of cocaine, and 263 grams of methamphetamine.

In addition, agents located a loaded Shadow Systems 9mm handgun, a loaded Smith & Wesson 9mm handgun, and an unloaded FEG 9mm handgun, along with hundreds of rounds of ammunition.

As part of the plea agreement, Flewellen has agreed to abandon all rights to the firearms and ammunition that were seized from his residence.

This case was investigated by multiple agencies including the Drug Enforcement Administration; Federal Bureau of Investigation;  Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; Melbourne Police Department; West Melbourne Police Department; and Florida Department of Law Enforcement. It was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Megan Testerman.

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