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Department of Justice

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

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
David Capp
, United States Attorney
Contact: Ryan Holmes

Sie Merriman Sentenced For Being A Felon In Possession Of A Firearm

FORT WAYNE – The United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, David Capp, announces that Sie Merriman, 36, of Fort Wayne, IN was sentenced before District Court Judge Theresa Springmann for being a felon in possession of a firearm. 

Merriman was sentenced to 86 months’ imprisonment and 1 year supervised release.

According to documents filed in the case, in December 2015 Merriman knowingly possessed a firearm.  Merriman has two previous convictions for forgery in the State of Missouri. 

This investigation was conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Stacey R. Speith.

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