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Department of Justice

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

For Immediate Release

Thursday, May 24, 2018
Thomas L Kirsch II
, United States Attorney
Contact: Ryan Holmes

Warsaw, Indiana Man Sentenced

For Possessing a Firearm After a Felony Conviction

SOUTH BEND - Charles William Dove, age 34, of Warsaw, Indiana was sentenced before South Bend District Court Judge Robert L. Miller, Jr. for the crime of possessing a firearm after having been convicted of a felony, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch. 


Dove was sentenced to 51 months imprisonment followed by 3 years of supervised release. 


According to documents in this case, on March 28, 2017, Dove possessed a Glock pistol and a Remington shotgun in Milford, Indiana, despite having twelve (12) prior felony convictions.  Additionally, Dove had engaged in an argument with a relative by text messages and sent a photograph of himself while holding guns. 


This case was investigated by the ATF with assistance from the Warsaw Police Department.  The case was handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Joel Gabrielse.

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