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Former FBI employee sentenced on gun charge

STAFF REPORTS

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Todd Sinclair, 50, of Cape Creek, AZ, who was convicted of being an unlawful user of a controlled substance in possession of a firearm, was sentenced to serve 12 months and a day in prison by Chief U.S. District Judge Frank P. Geraci, Jr.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Richard A. Resnick, who handled the case, stated that between November 1, 2015, and January 8, 2016, the defendant was unlawfully using heroin. During that time, Sinclair, an employee of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, possessed a Glock handgun. The defendant was subsequently terminated by the FBI.
Today’s sentencing is the result of an investigation by the Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General, under the direction of Special Agent-in-Charge Guido Modano, New York Field Office.