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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

South Bend Man Sentenced To 51 Months In Prison

For Being A Felon In Possession

SOUTH BEND - George Harvey, age 64, of South Bend, Indiana, was sentenced before South Bend District Court Judge Jon E. DeGuilio for being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm announced United States Attorney Thomas L. Kirsch II.

Harvey was sentenced to 51 months imprisonment followed by 1 year of supervised release. 

According to documents in this case, in the middle of the night Harvey was driving without a valid license.  Police stopped the car for a traffic violation, found a loaded handgun and a crack pipe.  Harvey has approximately eleven (11) felony convictions and twenty (20) misdemeanor convictions.  Harvey was awaiting sentencing for a crime in state court when he possessed the firearm.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms with the assistance of the South Bend Police Department.  The case was handled by Assistant United States Attorney Joel Gabrielse.

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Updated February 14, 2018