For Immediate Release
Thursday, March 9, 2017
, United States Attorney
Rafael M. Gonzalez, Jr.
Contact: Barbara Layman
Plummer Man Sentenced for Theft of Firearms and Possession of Stolen Firearms
Seattle Field Division
COEUR D'ALENE – Kyle Eugene Goddard, 28, of Plummer, Idaho, was sentenced yesterday in United States District Court to 15 months in prison followed by three years supervised release, Acting U.S. Attorney Rafael Gonzalez announced. Chief U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill also ordered Goddard to pay $900 in restitution. Goddard pleaded guilty to theft of firearms and possession of stolen firearms on November 16, 2016.
According to Goddard’s admissions at the plea hearing, on July 23, 2016, Goddard stole two firearms, a Taurus 709 Slim 9mm and a Springfield Armory XD 40, from Bargain Barn, a local business in Plummer, Idaho.
The case was investigated by Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Coeur d’Alene Tribal Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
The case was prosecuted as part of Idaho’s Project Safe Neighborhoods Program, which seeks to reduce gun violence in Idaho.