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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Dakota

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, February 27, 2018

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.

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Firearms Offenses
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Updated February 27, 2018