INDIANAPOLIS, IN – United States Attorney Josh J. Minkler announced Wednesday that an Indianapolis night club manager was sentenced to 188 months in prison for his role in a nationwide heroin and cocaine trafficking ring on the so-called “Dark Web.” Pierre Burnett, Jr., 44, was sentenced in federal court for conspiracy to distribute heroin and cocaine, distribution of heroin and cocaine, and conspiracy to commit money laundering, according to Minkler. The arrest and conviction of Burnett, manager of Epic Ultra Lounge manager (formerly Tantrum) in Indianapolis, was the result of an investigation into the Dark Web, the release reports.
According to the release, Burnett, also known as “Doe” was the leader of the major heroin and cocaine distribution ring in the Indianapolis area and elsewhere.
“Gone are the days when criminals could cloak their drug trafficking activity behind the anonymity of the Dark Web,” Minkler said. “Our office is committed to