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Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney's Office
Northern District of Indiana

For Immediate Release

Friday, November 20, 2015
David Capp
, United States Attorney
Contact: Ryan Holmes

David M. Felske Sentenced To 100 Months Imprisonment

Felon in Possession of a Firearm

SOUTH BEND – United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, David Capp, announced that David M. Felske, age 25, of Michigan City, Indiana was sentenced in federal court, by Judge Jon E. DeGuilio, after his guilty plea of being a felon in possession of a firearm.

David Felske was sentenced to 100 months imprisonment and 3 years supervised release. 

According to documents in the case, in July 2015, Felske stole several firearms from a residence in LaPorte County, Indiana which included a .50 caliber revolver, (2) .357 caliber revolvers, a .38 caliber revolver, and a .45/410 caliber revolver.  Felske then sold these firearms to an undercover officer on July 23, 2015 knowing that these firearms had been stolen.  Felske has a prior felony conviction burglary, a Class B felony, in Indiana.
 
This case was the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in cooperation with the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department and the Michigan City Police Department.  The case was handled by the Assistant United States Attorney Donald J. Schmid.  

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