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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Indiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Lawrence Lusk Sentenced For Being A Felon In Possession Of A Firearm

SOUTH BEND – United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, David Capp, announced that Lawrence Lusk, 30, of South Bend, Indiana was sentenced before Judge Jon E. DeGuilio, for being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Lusk was sentenced to 34 months imprisonment and 1 year of supervised release. 

According to documents filed in this case, on September 2, 2015, Lusk was arrested for domestic violence and was searched incident to arrest.  During the search officers located a purple bag in his waist that contained marijuana, cocaine and heroin.  Officers also located a .45 caliber firearm in the vehicle where Lusk was seated.  During an interview Lusk admitted to possessing the firearm.  Lusk has multiple prior convictions which classified him as a felon. 

This case was prosecuted as a result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives with assistance from the South Bend Police Department.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jesse M. Barrett.

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Updated May 25, 2016