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Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney's Office
Southern District of Ohio

For Immediate Release

Thursday, March 23, 2017
Benjamin C. Glassman
, United States Attorney
Contact: Jennifer Thornton

Police Station Escapee Sentenced for Gun Possession

DAYTON – David A. McComb Jr., 32, of Dayton, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 77 months in prison for possessing a firearm after having been convicted of a felony.

Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, Trevor Velinor, Special Agent in Charge, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and Dayton Police Chief Richard Biehl announced the sentence handed down today by U.S. District Judge Thomas M. Rose.

McComb was arrested on April 6, 2016, three days after escaping from a police station. At the time of his arrest, he was carrying a pistol. McComb had previously been convicted for felony offenses, including aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon, burglary, intimidation and abduction.

McComb was sentenced locally to 18 months in prison for the escape offense.

He pleaded guilty to the federal gun offense on November 10.

U.S. Attorney Glassman commended the cooperative investigation by the Dayton Police Department and ATF, as well as Assistant United States Attorneys Dominick S. Gerace and Dwight K. Keller, who are representing the United States in this case.

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