United States Attorney David Capp

Northern District of Indiana

M01-204 S. Main Street

South Bend, Indiana  46601

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Chad Hunter

May 2, 2014

Mary Hatton

www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn

OFFICE: 219-937-5500

chad.hunter@usdoj.gov

CELL: 219-902-3452

                                                           

           

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:)

 

Ø  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.