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SOUTH BEND — An Elkhart man has been sentenced to more than five years in prison on a firearms-related offense.

Darnell Verner, 31, was sentenced to 70 months in prison followed by two years of supervised release after pleading guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. He was arrested in January 2020 and charged with multiple counts of acquiring and possessing firearms despite a felony conviction.

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