Juan Orduno, 26, of Warsaw, Ind., was sentenced by South Bend Northern District Judge Robert Miller Jr. 51 months in prison for felony charges dating back to 2007.
Orduno was convicted on a felony charge of operating while intoxicated in 2006. One year later, he was charged with being in possession of ammunition, which is a felony for a convicted felon. Orduno was found to throwing bullets into an alley from a moving car in August 2007.
Two weeks before his trial, Orduno cut off his home detention monitoring ankle bracelet and fled. He turned himself in four years later.
According to court information, Orduno was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment after pleading guilty to failure to appear. The additional 39 months imprisonment was handed down after he pleaded guilty to possession of ammunition by a convicted felon. Once his prison time is served, Orduno will then serve 3 years of supervised release.
This case was the result of an investigation by the by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Donald Schmid.