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Rapid City Man Charged with Firearm Offense

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

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Rapid City, South Dakota, man was charged in federal district court with two counts of Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person.

Matthew Dubray, age 35, was charged on February 22, 2017. Dubray appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Daneta Wollmann on March 10, 2017, and pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The maximum penalty upon conviction is 10 years of imprisonment and/or a $250,000 fine, 3 years of supervised release, and $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund. Restitution may also be ordered.

The charge relates to Dubray, who was prohibited from possessing firearms, being in possession of two HiPoint 9mm pistols. The charges are merely accusations and Dubray is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

The investigation is being conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives, and the Rapid City Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorney Ben Patterson is prosecuting the case.

Dubray was released pending trial. A trial date has not been set.

Updated March 20, 2017

Firearms Offenses