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Department of Justice

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

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
David Capp
, United States Attorney
Contact: Ryan Holmes

Fort Wayne Man Sentenced To 77 Months’ Imprisonment

FORT WAYNE – United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, David Capp, announced that Corey Stewart Eaves, 35, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced before District Court Judge Theresa L. Springmann for being a felon in possession of a firearm. 

Eaves was sentenced to 77 months imprisonment and 1 years supervised release. 

According to documents filed in the case, on July 12, 2015, the Fort Wayne Police Department was called to a home in Fort Wayne for a domestic disturbance.  During the investigation, the police found multiple firearms and ammunition that was in the possession of Eaves.  Due to Eaves prior felony criminal convictions, the Fort Wayne Police Department turned the case over to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives for a federal charge of being a felon in possession. 

This investigation was conducted by the United States 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 Lovita Morris-King.

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