Convicted Violent Felon Arrested for Illegal Possession of a Firearm

OMAHA, NE—The Omaha Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, with assistance from the Omaha Police Department (OPD) Uniform Patrol and the FBI Greater Omaha Bank Robbery Task Force, apprehended a convicted violent felon for illegal possession of a firearm.

Anthony Gordon (27) was arrested by the OPD Uniform Patrol in August 2017 for possession of an illegal firearm. Gordon has two violent felony convictions from March 2013 and June 2014, including robbery and strangulation. OPD arrested Gordon and turned him over to the Omaha Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, in conjunction with FBI Greater Omaha Bank Robbery Task Force (GOBRTF). “We are grateful for our partners at the Omaha Police Department for all that they do to assist us with bringing violent criminals to justice.” FBI Special Agent in Charge Randall Thysse stated.

The FBI Greater Omaha Bank Robbery Task Force is comprised of federal, state, and local law enforcement partners including the Omaha Police Department, Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office, The Pottawattamie County Sherriff’s Office, Bellevue Police Department, Papillion Department, Nebraska State Patrol, Ralston Police Department, Council Bluffs Police Department, and La Vista Police Department.

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