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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, May 2, 2014

Week In Review – South Bend



South Bend, Indiana — The United States Attorney’s Office announced the following activity in Federal Court:

DISPOSITION (before District Judge Jon E. DeGuilio:)

Tyrone Franklin, 35, of Michigan City, Indiana was sentenced to 100 months imprisonment with 3 years supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of being a felon in possession of a firearm.According to documents filed in this case, on July 24, 2013, Franklin possessed a Rock Island semi-automatic handgun. Franklin had been previously convicted of a felony in Porter County Superior Court in 2004. 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 Frank Schaffer.

Updated April 30, 2015