For Immediate Release
South Bend, Indiana Man Sentenced
For Felon in Possession of One or More Firearms
SOUTH BEND - Eric Logan Jr., age 35, of South Bend, Indiana was sentenced before South Bend District Court Judge Jon E. DeGuilio for felon in possession of one or more firearms, announced United States Attorney Thomas L. Kirsch, II.
Mr. Logan was sentenced to 63 months in prison followed by 1 year of supervised release.
According to documents in this case, in January of 2019, Mr. Logan along with a co-defendant got into a dispute with another person outside of a liquor store in South Bend. During the dispute, Mr. Logan drew a firearm. Mr. Logan was arrested for the incident and found to be in possession of a 9mm handgun. Besides the handgun, Mr. Logan had a bag of twenty pills that tested positive for ecstasy (MDMA). Mr. Logan later admitted to knowing he was a felon and therefore was not legally able to possess or handle firearms. Mr. Logan has fourteen prior convictions, has been terminated from probation unsuccessfully, has had probation revoked, has served time in the Illinois Department of Corrections, and was on probation from LaPorte County when he brandished the firearm during the 2019 liquor store dispute.
This case was investigated by 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 Kimberly Schultz.