Gary Man Sentenced to 54 Months in Prison

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For Possessing Firearms as a Felon

Hammond, IN-(ENEWSPF)- Brion Harris, 36, of Gary, Indiana, was sentenced before District Court Judge Philip P. Simon following his plea of guilty to possessing a firearm as a previously convicted felon, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.

Harris received a sentence of 54 months in prison followed by 1 year of supervised release. 

According to documents filed in this case, on January 2, 2019, during a traffic stop in Gary, Indiana, Harris was arrested in possession of two loaded firearms.  Harris has a prior felony conviction for possession of a sawed-off shotgun.     

This case was investigated by the FBI GRIT Task Force and Gary Police Department and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Caitlin M. Padula.