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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Indiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, June 7, 2013

Week In Review – Hammond



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Mary Hatton

www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/ CELL: (219) 314-9993

mary.hatton@usdoj.gov

Hammond, Indiana - The United States Attorney’s Office announced the following activity in Federal Court:

DISPOSITION:

Kenneth Myers, 21, of Monticello, Indiana, was sentenced by Senior District Judge Rudy Lozano to 12 months and 1 day imprisonment and 2 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.According to documents filed by the government in this case, Myers took a pistol and a shotgun from his father’s firearms collection and sold them to federally licensed firearms dealers. Myers has a prior felony conviction for a theft. This case was the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Dean Lanter.

Updated April 30, 2015