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Department of Justice

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

For Immediate Release

Thursday, January 18, 2018
Thomas L. Kirsch II
, United States Attorney
Contact: Ryan Holmes

Valparaiso Man Sentenced to 60 Months Imprisonment

HAMMOND - The United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, Thomas L. Kirsch II, announced that Brian Oliver, age 41, of Valparaiso, Indiana was sentenced before U.S. District Court Judge James T. Moody.  Oliver was sentenced to 60 months of imprisonment, and 2 years of supervised release.


According to documents in this case, Brian Oliver, pled guilty to possession of a stolen firearm.  On July 15, 2016, the defendant knowingly possessed a stolen firearm which was a Glock 19 9mm pistol, a firearm that had been shipped in interstate commerce before being stolen.


The case was the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the Valparaiso Police Department. This case was prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Armando Salinas.


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