Ethan Kollie, 24, of Kettering. CONTRIBUTED
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Oregon District Shooting: Shooter’s friend expected to accept plea agreement, records show

Kollie is charged with making a false statement regarding firearms and possession of a firearm by an unlawful user or addict of a controlled substance.

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The records filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio shows Kollie is scheduled for an arraignment and plea agreement hearing on Nov. 20 at 1:30 p.m.

The charges against Kollie, formerly of Kettering, do not involve the weapon Conner Betts used to kill nine people on East Fifth Street early on Aug. 4.

However, a federal complaint alleges that Kollie bought the body armor, the double-barrel drum-style magazine and the upper receiver to the AR-style pistol that Betts used in the shootings. Prosecutors say Kollie was not aware of Betts’ plans.

Kollie has been denied release from jail while the case has gone through federal court.

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