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Department of Justice

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

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Thomas L. Kirsch, II
, United States Attorney
Contact: Ryan Holmes

Ohio Man to 70 Months in Prison

For Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm

FORT WAYNE-Julius Moore, age 37, of Van Wert, OH, was sentenced by United States District Judge Holly A. Brady after his plea of guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch. 

Moore was sentenced to 70 months in prison followed by 2 years of supervised release.

According to documents in this case, Moore having a previous felony conviction for domestic violence, possessed a firearm in August 2019.  Specifically, while being subject to a protective order, Moore appeared at the complainant’s place of work, and confronted the individual while having a firearm visible on his person.  He was later found to have possessed a second firearm.   

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives with the assistance of the Fort Wayne Police Department and Allen County Sheriff’s Department.  This case was handled by Assistant United States Attorney Stacey Speith. 


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