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Department of Justice

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

For Immediate Release

Friday, September 28, 2018
Thomas L. Kirsch II
, United States Attorney
Contact: Ryan Holmes

Fort Wayne Man Sentenced to 180 Months in Prison

For Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm

FORT WAYNE – Charles McCreary, age 27, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Chief Judge Theresa Springmann after pleading guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.

 

McCreary was sentenced to 180 months in prison followed by 2 years of supervised release. 

 

According to documents in the case, in January 2017, McCreary was in possession of a .40 caliber firearm after having three prior felony convictions in Allen County Court.  These three convictions qualify him as an armed career criminal. 

 

This case was investigated by the ATF, with the assistance of the Fort Wayne Police Department and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Stacey R. Speith.

 

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