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Department of Justice

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

For Immediate Release

Monday, November 14, 2016
Carole S. Rendon
, United States Attorney
Contact: AUSA Assigned to Case

Youngstown Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Firearms Crime

A Youngstown man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm, said U.S. Attorney Carole S. Rendon and ATF Special Agent in Charge Trevor Velinor.

Arian O'Connor, 39, also known as Noble Bullhorn Sirius O’Connor Bay, possessed a Maddi Company, Model Arm, 7.62 rifle on or about August 12, 2015, O’Connor, despite prior convictions for felonoius assault and two convictions for being a felon in possession of a firearm, according court documents.

These cases are being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney David M. Toepfer following investigations by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Youngstown Police Department and the U.S. Probation Office.


Columbus Field Division