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Michigan City felon with a handgun gets 12 years in prison

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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.

According to 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.


Posted 7/11/2018




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