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Brothers, Father Indicted in Federal Drug Trafficking and Obstruction Case


Dayton, Ohio – Three individuals face federal charges stemming from alleged drug trafficking and obstruction of justice activities. According to a recent indictment, two brothers and their father conspired to distribute narcotics and attempted to impede the investigation after their arrest.

The Accused:

  • Chase Alexander Crump (34), Centerville
  • Colin Tanner Crump (32), Centerville
  • Mark Crump (56), Englewood


  • Chase and Colin Crump:
    • Narcotics conspiracy (2 kilograms+ methamphetamine, 100 grams+ fentanyl analogue, cocaine) – potential sentence: 10 years to life imprisonment
    • Maintaining a drug premises (Centerville residence)
    • Conspiring to obstruct justice (phone destruction)
  • Mark Crump: Conspiring to obstruct justice


  • Between November 2023 and January 2024, the Crump brothers allegedly distributed methamphetamine, fentanyl analogue, and cocaine in several Ohio cities.
  • At their Centerville residence, half a kilogram of fentanyl analogue was allegedly found.
  • During a search of their parents’ home near Englewood, additional fentanyl and a firearm were allegedly discovered.
  • Following their arrest in January 2024, Chase and Colin Crump, according to the indictment, conspired with their father via jail calls to hinder the investigation, including attempts to destroy a phone.

Authorities Involved:

  • United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio: Kenneth L. Parker
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Cincinnati Division: Acting Special Agent in Charge Cheryl Mimura
  • Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Detroit: Acting Special Agent in Charge Shawn Gibson
  • Warren County Drug Task Force

Important Note:

An indictment represents accusations, and the defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. Assistant United States Attorney Kelly K. Rossi will prosecute the case on behalf of the government.