New Ulm Man Federal Conviction 05 May 14

A New Ulm man has been found guilty of possessing stolen firearms and ammunition by a federal jury. 49-year-old Buck Otto White, aka Timothy Joseph Hoffman, was convicted of being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition, as well as possession of stolen firearms and ammunition. He was initially arrested in February of 2013 after authorities executed search warrants at his home and a leased storage unit in Courtland, and found numerous items of stolen property, including firearms, ammunition, and sporting goods. White had been previously convicted of multiple crimes, including several violent felonies and at least one drug offense, making him an armed career criminal. He’s now facing a minimum of 15 years in prison, and a maximum sentence of life imprisonment.