South Bend man convicted of possessing a firearm
A South Bend man has been convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm following a two day trial in federal court.
On October 5, 2018, South Bend Police located a stolen vehicle that was parked and unoccupied.
Joshua Banks was walking near the vehicle with a backpack and a gas can.
As officers approached, Banks ran from the area.
He was caught and his backpack was found nearby.
Also nearby, police found a .357 caliber revolver that had been stolen from a Warsaw firearms dealer in September 2018.
Banks will be sentenced on June 12.