For Immediate Release
Fort Wayne Man Sentenced to 180 Months in Prison
FORT WAYNE – Dana Green, 38 years old, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Holly A. Brady after being found guilty of being a felon in possession of a firearm, announced United States Attorney Clifford D. Johnson.
Green was sentenced to 180 months in prison followed by 4 years of supervised release.
According to documents in the case, in March 2022, while responding to a disturbance call, police located Green who was in possession of a handgun. Green’s criminal history revealed he has three prior felony offenses which prohibit him from possessing the firearm. His three prior felony convictions also qualified him as an armed career criminal for sentencing purposes.
This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives with the assistance of the Fort Wayne Police Department. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Stacey R. Speith.
This case is part of Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), a program bringing together all levels of law enforcement and the communities they serve to reduce violent crime and gun violence, and to make our neighborhoods safer for everyone. On May 26, 2021, the Department launched a violent crime reduction strategy strengthening PSN based on these core principles: fostering trust and legitimacy in our communities, supporting community-based organizations that help prevent violence from occurring in the first place, setting focused and strategic enforcement priorities, and measuring the results.