46-year-old Patricia Sawasky of Brimley was sentenced to 24 months in federal prison for being a felon in possession of firearms. Sawasky also must serve two years of supervised release following prison.
Sawasky pled guilty in February. Her case stemmed from the execution of a search warrant at a residence where, while being taken into custody on an outstanding warrant, Sawasky assaulted a tribal officer. During the execution of the search, eleven firearms were located in the residence. The firearms included a .50 caliber revolver.
Sawasky, who had been previously convicted of a felony drug offense in Michigan, admitted that she had handled the .50 caliber revolver and had ready access to the other firearms in the residence.
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