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Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Rapid City Man Guilty of Illegally Possessing .380 Firearm Ammunition Michael Croyle
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that
Michael Croyle, age 32, of Rapid City, appeared before U.S. District Judge
Jeffrey L. Viken on October 29, 2012, and pled guilty to an indictment that
charged him with Felon in Possession of Ammunition. The maximum penalty upon
conviction is 10 years' imprisonment and/or a $250,000 fine.
In March 2012, Croyle, a previously convicted felon, was
illegally in possession of Speer .380 firearm ammunition. The investigation was
conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives, the
Rapid City Police Department, and the Pennington County Sheriff‘s Office. The
case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Eric Kelderman.
A presentence investigation was ordered, and a sentencing
date was set for March 1, 2013. The defendant was remanded to the custody of
the U.S. Marshal pending sentencing.