United States Attorney David Capp

Northern District of Indiana

E. Ross Adair Federal Building & United States Courthouse

1300 South Harrison Street, Room 3128

Fort Wayne, Indiana  46802

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         CONTACT: Mary Hatton

June 21, 2013                                                                                      DESK: (219) 937-5603

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







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





Ø  Michael A Banks, 22, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced by District Judge Theresa L. Springmann to serve 50 months imprisonment and 2 years supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of being a felon in possession of a firearm.  According to documents filed, Banks was convicted in 2010 of being in possession of narcotics.  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 Lovita Morris-King.