South Bend man, 28, sentenced for weapons charge during drug trafficking


A South Bend man has been sentenced in federal court for possessing a firearm during a drug trafficking crime.

Bradley O’Donnell, 28, of South Bend, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Damon R. Leichty upon his plea of guilty to possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

O’Donnell will also serve 3 years of supervised release.

According to court documents, on the night of March 28 into the morning of March 29, 2020, O’Donnell was distributing methamphetamine and had a loaded handgun with him while doing so.

Police later found O’Donnell with 120 grams of methamphetamine and the handgun.

O’Donnell has previously been convicted of three felony offenses.


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