A Michigan City
resident has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for being a felon
in possession of a firearm, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern
District of Indiana is reporting.
Jason Anderson, 39,
was sentenced to 180 months in prison and two years of supervised release,
the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.
documents in this case, on or around March of 2017, Anderson possessed one
or more firearms after having been convicted of serious drug offenses in
both Indiana and Illinois,” the U.S. Attorney’s Office said. “The court
sentenced Anderson under the Armed Career Criminal Act due to his prior
The case was
investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives,
with assistance from the LaPorte County Drug Task Force and the Michigan
City Police Department.