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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Connecticut

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

FCI Danbury Inmate Admits to Possessing Weapon

John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that JOHN FAUCHER, 41, pleaded guilty today in Bridgeport federal court to one count of possession of contraband in a federal prison.

According to court documents and statements made in court, on March 12, 2018, FAUCHER, an inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury (FCI Danbury), possessed an object designed or intended to be used as a weapon.

FAUCHER is scheduled to be sentenced by U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill on October 3, 2018, at which time he faces a maximum term of imprisonment of five years. 

FAUCHER is currently serving a 46-month sentence for robbing a bank in Manchester, New Hampshire, in October 2016, and attempting to rob a convenience store in Manchester in September 2016.   

This matter is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Anastasia E. King.

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Updated July 11, 2018