A Michigan City man has
been sentenced to eight years in federal prison after being convicted of
being a felon in possession of a handgun, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the
Northern District of Indiana said.
Faheem Pasha, 38, was
sentenced to 96 months in prison followed by two years of supervised
release, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.
documents in this case, on or about Jan. 12, 2018, Pasha, who was previously
convicted of a felony offense in LaPorte County, possessed and sold a
firearm to an individual,” the U.S. Attorney’s Office said. “Other documents
in the case show that he has been convicted of felonies on four prior
occasions, had probation revoked three times, and had eleven misdemeanor
convictions before possessing the firearm in this case. He also had four
cases pending at the time.”
This case was investigated
by the ATF with assistance from the LaPorte County Drug Task Force and
Michigan City Police Department.