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

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Logansport Man Sentenced

For Being A Felon In Possession Of A Firearm

SOUTH BEND - The United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, Thomas L. Kirsch II, announced that Justin Birnell, age 30, of Logansport, Indiana was sentenced before South Bend District Court Judge Jon E. DeGuilio for being a felon in possession of a firearm.   


Birnell was sentenced to 85 months imprisonment followed by 1 year of supervised release.  


According to documents in this case, on February 19, 2017 Birnell knowingly possessed several firearms and ammunition in Logansport, Indiana after being convicted of a crime punishable by a term of imprisonment of more than one year. 


This case is being investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.  The case is being handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Frank E. Schaffer.


Firearms Offenses
Updated November 13, 2017