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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Saturday, March 17, 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.

Nathanial Geiger, age 33, was sentenced on March 8, 2018, to 7 years of imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Geiger was charged on March 21, 2017.  The charge related to Geiger, a previously convicted felon, illegally being in possession of a Remington, model Sportsman 58, 12-gauge shotgun in Rapid City on February 22, 2017.

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 March 17, 2018