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Department of Justice

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

For Immediate Release

Friday, May 5, 2017
Clifford D. Johnson
, United States Attorney
Contact: Ryan Holmes

Michigan City Man Sentenced to 51 Months Imprisonment

For Being A Felon In Possession Of A Firearm

SOUTH BEND – Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, Clifford D. Johnson, announced that Booker T. Sanders, Jr, 25, of Michigan City, Indiana was sentenced before South Bend District Court Judge Jon E. DeGuilio for being a felon in possession of a firearm.
 
Sanders was sentenced to 51 months imprisonment and 1 year supervised release.
 
According to documents filed in this case, on July 11, 2016, Sanders possessed a firearm as a convicted felon.  Police discovered him with a handgun when responding to a reported domestic altercation in Michigan City.
 
This case was the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Michigan City Police Department.  This case was being handled by Assistant United States Attorney Joel Gabrielse.
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