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Federal Inmate Sentenced For Possessing A Weapon At FCI Schuylkill

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Middle District of Pennsylvania

SCRANTON – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Savon Bagby, age 25, a Federal inmate at the Schuylkill Federal Correctional Institution, was sentenced on March 31, 2022, to a year in prison by U.S. District Court Judge Robert D. Mariani for possession of a weapon.

According to United States Attorney John C. Gurganus, Bagby was serving a sentence at FCI Schuylkill for a racketeering conspiracy when he was found to be in possession of two five-inch metal rods sharpened to a point, commonly referred to as “shanks.” Bagby’s sentence will be served consecutively to his previous conviction.

The case was investigated by the FBI and the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Assistant U.S. Attorney Todd K. Hinkley prosecuted the case.


Updated April 1, 2022