For Immediate Release
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
, United States Attorney
James P. Kennedy, Jr.
Contact: Barbara Burns
Lockport Man Sentenced on Gun Charge
New York Field Division
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Acting U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Bob Odrzywolski, 73, of Lockport, NY, who was convicted of being a felon in possession of firearms, was sentenced to time served and three years supervised release by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Woldford.
Assistant U.S. Attorney George C. Burgasser, who handled the case, stated that the defendant, a convicted federal felon, obtained ammunition from a local retailer. Subsequently, a search warrant was executed at Odrzywolski’s Crosby Road residence. During the search, officers recovered seven handguns and approximately 6000 rounds of ammunition. The defendant was previously convicted of a federal crime and could not legally possess firearms.
The sentencing is the result of an investigation by the Niagara County Sheriff’s Department, under the direction of Sheriff James Voutour and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, under the direction of Special Agent-in-Charge Ashan Benedict, New York Field Division.