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Iowa News: Dubuque Man, Javontae Ernie Grisson Pleads Guilty to Unlawfully Possessing Firearm as a Drug User

Evidence Indicated He Was Also Trafficking Firearms Cedar Rapids, Ia. – A man who possessed a .357 Magnum revolver as an unlawful user of marijuana pled guilty August 13, 2018, in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Javontae Ernie Grisson, age 22, from Dubuque, Iowa, was convicted of possession of a firearm by a drug user. A … Continue reading Iowa News: Dubuque Man, Javontae Ernie Grisson Pleads Guilty to Unlawfully Possessing Firearm as a Drug User

Louisiana News: Lafayette man, Jacob Glen Collett sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison for conspiring to distribute multiple quantities of fentanyl, heroin, opioids and other controlled substances and illegally possessing a firearm

LAFAYETTE, La. – United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced that a Lafayette man was sentenced Monday to 151 months in prison for conspiring to distribute multiple quantities of narcotics and illegal possessing a 9 mm handgun. Jacob Glen Collett, 35, of Lafayette, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Dee D. Drell on one count … Continue reading Louisiana News: Lafayette man, Jacob Glen Collett sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison for conspiring to distribute multiple quantities of fentanyl, heroin, opioids and other controlled substances and illegally possessing a firearm

Ohio News: Liberty Center, Two people from Northwest Ohio indicted on firearms charges

Liberty Center, Ohio – Two people from Northwest Ohio were indicted for federal firearms crimes. Jason M. Calton, 44, of Liberty Center, was charged with being a prohibited in possession of a firearm. Calton on June 24 possessed a Harrington & Richardson .22-caliber revolver despite a previous conviction for domestic violence, according to the indictment. … Continue reading Ohio News: Liberty Center, Two people from Northwest Ohio indicted on firearms charges

Pennsylvania News: Duquesne Men, Khalil Armstrong and Melvin Bowles Indicted on Firearms and False Statements Charges

PITTSBURGH, PA – Two Duquesne, Pa., residents have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of violating federal firearms laws and making false statements to federal law enforcement United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. The five-count indictment, returned on March 21 and unsealed on August 9, 2018, named Khalil … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Duquesne Men, Khalil Armstrong and Melvin Bowles Indicted on Firearms and False Statements Charges

WASHINGTON News: District Man, Tyrone Hopkins Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Federal Firearms Charge

Defendant Arrested With Gun Tied to Broader Investigation Into Trafficking of Firearms into the District of Columbia WASHINGTON – Tyrone Hopkins, 25, of Washington, D.C., was sentenced today to five years in prison on a federal firearms charge stemming from his arrest last fall in a narcotics investigation, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu, Thomas … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man, Tyrone Hopkins Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Federal Firearms Charge

Pennsylvania News: Pittsburgh Man, Sean Jamar Gaines Charged with Violating Federal Firearms Laws

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – One resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of violating federal firearms laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. The 10-count indictment, returned on August 7 and unsealed yesterday, named Sean Jamar Gaines, 28, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as the sole defendant. … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Pittsburgh Man, Sean Jamar Gaines Charged with Violating Federal Firearms Laws

North Carolina News: Plymouth Man, WILLIAM EDWARD WHITE Sentenced to More Than 10 Years After Conviction of Robbery and Firearm Offense

RALEIGH, N.C. – The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr., announced that today, WILLIAM EDWARD WHITE, 34, of Plymouth, was sentenced by Chief United States District Judge James C. Dever, III for Hobbs Act robbery and brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence. Judge … Continue reading North Carolina News: Plymouth Man, WILLIAM EDWARD WHITE Sentenced to More Than 10 Years After Conviction of Robbery and Firearm Offense

WEST VIRGINIA News: Randolph County man, Robert C. Ard admits to making a destructive device

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Robert C. Ard, of Elkins, West Virginia, has admitted to charges involving two homemade explosive devices found in his home, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. Ard, age 54, pled guilty to one count of “Making an Unlawful Firearm.” Ard admitted to making a firearm, that is a destructive device. On … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: Randolph County man, Robert C. Ard admits to making a destructive device