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Lincoln Man Convicted for Possession of Ammunition by A Felon

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Nebraska

United States Attorney Susan Lehr announced that Leonard G. Pfarr, 33, of Lincoln, Nebraska, was sentenced on May 9, 2024, in federal court in Lincoln for possession of ammunition by a felon. Senior United States District Judge John M. Gerrard sentenced Pfarr to 16 months’ imprisonment. There is no parole in the federal system.  After Pfarr’s release from prison, he will begin a 3-year term of supervised release.

Pfarr was arrested by officers with the Lincoln Police Department on active state arrest warrants.  A pat search was conducted incident to arrest, and an object identified as a .40 caliber Smith and Wesson round was found in Pfarr’s pocket.  Pfarr has been convicted on three different occasions of crimes punishable by more than one year of imprisonment.  Markings on the recovered ammunition indicate it was manufactured outside of the United States and transported in interstate commerce to Nebraska.

This case was investigated by the Lincoln Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.


Lecia Wright - Supervisory Assistant U.S. Attorney  (402) 661-3700

Updated May 13, 2024

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