For Immediate Release
Fort Wayne Man Sentenced to 60 Month in Prison
FORT WAYNE – Said El-Khatib, 34, of Fort Wayne, Indiana was sentenced before U.S. District Court Judge Holly A. Brady to 60 months in prison, followed by 2 years of supervised release announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.
According to the documents in this case, from July 2018 through and including September 26, 2018, Said El-Khatib knowingly possessed a firearm after having been convicted in 2006 of Criminal Recklessness in Allen County, Indiana.
This case is the result of the investigative efforts of the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives- Fort Wayne Field Office, Indiana State Police, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives- Toledo, Ohio Field Office, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives Special Response Team 1, New York City Police Department Threat Assessment Protection Unit, Ohio State Police, and the Bronx, New York District Attorney’s Office The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Lesley J. Miller Lowery.