Trotwood man sentenced to more than 12 years for possession with intent to sell narcotics

A Trotwood man accused of having hundreds of grams of narcotics to sell will spend more than a dozen years in federal prison.

U.S. District Court Judge Michael J. Newman sentenced 35-year-old Rasean J. Piner on Wednesday to 151 months — or 12 years and seven months — in prison, according to the office of U.S. Attorney Kenneth Parker for the Southern District of Ohio.

Credit: Butler County Jail

Credit: Butler County Jail

Piner was indicted by a federal grand jury in July 2021 and admitted in a May 2022 plea agreement to possessing with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine, 500 grams or more of cocaine and 40 grams or more of fentanyl.

In May 2021, Dayton police officers raided Piner’s residence on Patrick Street in Trotwood, where they seized more than 1.7 kilograms of meth, 842 grams of cocaine and about 42 grams of fentanyl in addition to finding drug paraphernalia and processing equipment in the kitchen and a gun in the primary bedroom. They also found more than $8,000 cash, including some that was hidden in the bathroom wall, according to court documents.

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