Skip to main content
Press Release

South Bend Man Sentenced To 57 Months Imprisonment

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Indiana
For Being a Felon In Possession Of A Firearm


SOUTH BEND - Acting United States Attorney Clifford D. Johnson announced that Lorenzo Carlos Pfeifer, 33, of South Bend, Indiana was sentenced before District Court Judge Jon E. DeGuilio for being a felon in possession of a firearm.


Pfeifer was sentenced to 57 months imprisonment and 2 years of supervised release.


According to documents in this case, on November 17, 2016, Lorenzo Carlos Pfeifer was the passenger of a vehicle whose driver led the police on a vehicle chase. During that chase, Pfeifer threw a 9 millimeter semi-automatic handgun out of the car’s window, which was later recovered by police. After the vehicle came to a stop, Pfeifer fled on foot into an apartment unit in an apartment complex. Pfeifer eventually exited the apartment and surrendered himself to police.


This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the South Bend Police Department. The case was handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Molly E. Donnelly.

# # #

Updated May 11, 2017

Project Safe Neighborhoods