Rapid City Man Sentenced for Illegally Possessing a Firearm
United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Rapid City, South Dakota, man convicted of Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person was sentenced by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.
Tyler Krebs, age 29, was sentenced on February 22, 2018, to time served, 2 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.
Krebs was indicted for the charge by a federal grand jury on June 21, 2016. The conviction stems from Krebs being found in possession of a 9mm pistol after a traffic stop in Rapid City on May 19, 2016, while being under the influence of a controlled substance.
This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives and the Rapid City Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorney Benjamin Patterson prosecuted the case.