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Medicine Bow Resident Convicted of Federal Firearms Violations

February 20, 2014

U.S. Attorney Christopher A. Crofts announced today that Medicine Bow resident Robert James Truby has been convicted in federal court. Truby was charged in a two count indictment with violations of 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(1), felon in possession of a firearm, and 26 U.S.C. § 5861(d), possession of an unregistered firearm, that being a sawed off shot-gun with a barrel less than 18 inches. A jury found Truby guilty on both counts after a two-day jury trial in the U.S. District Court in Casper. Truby is scheduled to be sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Skavdahl on April 29, 2014.

The investigation in this case was conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, assisted by the Wyoming Highway Patrol, Albany County Sheriff’s Office, and the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation Crime Lab.

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