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Department of Justice

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

For Immediate Release

Thursday, June 14, 2018
Thomas L. Kirsch, II
, United States Attorney
Contact: Ryan Holmes

Elkhart Man Sentenced to 86 Months in Prison for Being a Felon in Possession of Firearms

SOUTH BEND – Eugene Troxell, age 46, of Elkhart, Indiana, was sentenced before South Bend District Court Judge Robert L. Miller, Jr. for being a felon in possession of firearms, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.

Troxell was sentenced to 86 months in prison followed by 2 years of supervised release.

According to documents in this case, Troxell sold two guns that had been stolen from a federally licensed firearms dealer. Troxell has twelve prior felony convictions in ten cases as well as nine misdemeanor convictions. His prior convictions include violent crimes and controlled substance offenses.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives with assistance from the Middlebury Police Department and the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department and was handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Molly E. Donnelly.


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