For Immediate Release
Fort Wayne Man Sentenced to Prison
For Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm
FORT WAYNE – Tyson Hudson, age 34, of Fort Wayne, Indiana was sentenced before U.S. District Court Judge Holly A. Brady upon his plea of guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.
Hudson was sentenced to 90 months in prison followed by 2 years of supervised release.
According to documents in this case, in February 2019 Hudson was found in possession of 3 handguns after being convicted and sentenced in federal court for distribution of 5 grams or more of crack cocaine in 2007. The handguns found during the search warrant of Mr. Hudson’s residence consisted of .45 caliber pistol, a 9mm pistol, and a .25 caliber pistol. Mr. Hudson was also in possession of ammunition.
The case was investigated by Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Fort Wayne Police Department. The case was handled by Assistant United States Attorney Lesley J. Miller Lowery.