HAMMOND- United States Attorney David A. Capp announced that Manuel Ramos, 42, of Gary, Indiana, was sentenced on February 14, 2017 by District Court Judge Joseph Van Bokkelen after pleading guilty to possession of a firearm by a felon.
Ramos was sentenced to 40 months imprisonment and 2 years of supervised release.
According to Court filings, in May and June of 2016, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives conducted an investigation that revealed that Ramos acquired and possessed firearms for the purpose of selling them for profit within the Northern District of Indiana.
This case was the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. This case was handled by Assistant United States Attorney Thomas McGrath.