United States Attorney David Capp

Northern District of Indiana

5400 Federal Plaza, Suite 1500

Hammond, Indiana  46320

Hammond                                                      South Bend                                           Fort Wayne



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         CONTACT: Mary Hatton

June 7, 2013                                                                                        DESK: (219) 937-5603

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







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





  Ø   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.