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SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the Sioux Falls Area Drug Task Force arrested three suspects for illegal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and for possession of large amounts of methamphetamines and marijuana on the east side of Sioux Falls yesterday, Sept. 22.

SALT LAKE CITY – A Salt Lake County, Utah, man was convicted Friday by a federal jury of one count of dealing in firearms without a license and five counts of filing false tax returns, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Caroline D. Ciraolo, head of the Justice Department’s Tax Division, and U.S. Attorney John W. Huber for the District of Utah.

Buffalo, N.Y. -- U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced today that Jordan Hildalgo, 25, who was convicted of Racketeering Influenced Corrupt Organizations (RICO) conspiracy, was sentenced to 262 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara. The defendant was also sentenced to 240 months for assaulting a federal officer while in custody. The sentences will be served concurrently.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) today announced the release of the 2015 Arson Incident Report. All 2015 arson data was retrieved from the United States Bomb Data Center (USBDC) through the Bomb Arson Tracking System (BATS). This is the first time this report has been released to the public. 

Brian K. Bellard, 43, was arrested on Oct. 16, 2015 after Youngstown police responded to a call about an armed man arguing with people outside the Eastside Civic Center. Police found Bellard with a Smith and Wesson, model SD40VE, .40 caliber pistol, and ammunition. He pleaded guilty last year to being a felon in possession of a firearm. He was sentenced to 125 months in federal prison.

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