Week In Review – Hammond
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Mary Hatton
www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/ CELL: (219) 314-9993
Hammond, Indiana - The United States Attorney’s Office announced the following activity in Federal Court:
Kenneth Myers, 21, of Monticello, Indiana, was sentenced by Senior District Judge Rudy Lozano to 12 months and 1 day imprisonment and 2 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.According to documents filed by the government in this case, Myers took a pistol and a shotgun from his father’s firearms collection and sold them to federally licensed firearms dealers. Myers has a prior felony conviction for a theft. This case was the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Dean Lanter.