Evansville man sentenced to 38 years for drug convictions, pleads guilty to reckless homicide

Evansville man sentenced to 38 years for drug convictions, pleads guilty to reckless homicide

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - David Dimmett has been sentenced to 38 years in prison following his conviction on seven drug-related charges in October.

In July of 2017, detectives say they found Dimmett in the 1100 block of South Lincoln Park Drive in Evansville.

They say they found several drugs and controlled substances in his car.

Detectives say Dimmett had been supplying several people with drugs for for a long time in Evansville.

“Our office will continue to work with narcotics detectives to convict drug dealers and get them off our streets,” explained Vanderburgh County Prosecutor Nick Hermann. “Drug dealers are poisoning our streets, and through the investigative work of our detectives, we are putting these dangerous people behind bars.”

Dimmett has also been indicted for murder in the death of Kourtney Fields. Authorities say he supplied Fields with the heroin that killed him.

Court records show he pleaded guilty to reckless homicide. The jury trial for that case was set to start on Monday but it is now canceled.

Sentencing for that case will be on December 17.

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