For Immediate Release
South Bend, Indiana Man Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison
For Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm
SOUTH BEND –Lamont Jamerson, age 34, of South Bend, Indiana was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Jon E. DeGuilio upon his plea of guilty of being a felon in possession of a firearm, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.
Jamerson was sentenced to 144 months in prison followed by 2 years of supervised release.
According to documents filed in this case, in August 2019, Jamerson was in an ongoing dispute with another individual about money. Jamerson called and texted that person multiple times, then went to the individual’s home and pointed a gun at the window where they were standing. The individual called 911 and police officers located Jamerson shortly thereafter outside the home with a loaded 9mm handgun that had an extended magazine. Jamerson has multiple prior convictions, including three for burglary as well as carrying a handgun without a license, residential entry, and battery resulting in moderate bodily injury.
This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives with the assistance of the South Bend Police Department. The case was handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Molly E. Donnelly.