DOJ Seal

Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney's Office
District of South Dakota

For Immediate Release

Monday, January 6, 2014
Brendan V. Johnson
, United States Attorney
Contact: Ace Crawford

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Felon in Possession of a Firearm

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Rapid City, South Dakota, man convicted of Felon in Possession of a Firearm was sentenced on January 6, 2014, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Ryan Umbarger, age 23, was sentenced to 40 months in custody, 3 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund. Umbarger pled guilty to the charge on October 9, 2013. The charge related to Umbarger possessing a stolen 9 mm caliber pistol and a stolen .30-.30 caliber rifle. Umbarger is prohibited from possessing firearms based on previous felony convictions.

This case was investigated by the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. Assistant U.S. Attorney Eric Kelderman prosecuted the case. Umbarger was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

St. Paul Field Division