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Malheur County Man Sentenced to 57 Months in Prison for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm

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

EUGENE, Ore. – On June 27, 2017, United States District Court Judge Ann Aiken sentenced Andrew Ray Uyeki, 36, of Ontario, Oregon to 57 months in federal prison for unlawful possession of a firearm. Upon his release from prison, Uyeki will be on supervised release for three years.

On October 29, 2015, law enforcement officers searched a home in Ontario and found Uyeki in possession of a 9mm Beretta handgun with a 30-round extended magazine. Uyeki has prior felony convictions for delivery of methamphetamine, theft, conspiracy to commit burglary and escape.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and members of the High Desert Drug Task Force, the Ontario Police Department and the Malheur County Sheriff’s Office, and was prosecuted by Nathan J. Lichvarcik, Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Oregon.

Updated June 27, 2017

Firearms Offenses