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The Journal Gazette

Thursday, August 30, 2018 4:47 pm

Pierceton motorcyclist gets 63 months after firearm plea

The Journal Gazette

A Pierceton man has been sentenced to 63 months in prison in U.S. District Court in Fort Wayne after pleading guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Aaron Rhoades, 35, then will be on one year of probation, the U.S. attorney's office said in a statement.

According to documents in the case, the statement said, in August 2017 Rhoades was in possession of a firearm after having a felony robbery conviction in Kosciusko Circuit Court.

Rhoades was on bond for resisting law enforcement when he engaged in a high-speed chase with police on a motorcycle before crashing, the statement said. Upon his arrest, it said, the firearm was found.