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South Carolina News: Lancaster Man, Jamarcus Dontaye Patterson Pleads to Federal Firearm Charge

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated that Jamarcus Dontaye Patterson, age 35, of Lancaster, plead guilty in federal court to being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. Chief United States District Judge Terry L. Wooten of Columbia accepted the guilty plea and will impose sentence after he … Continue reading South Carolina News: Lancaster Man, Jamarcus Dontaye Patterson Pleads to Federal Firearm Charge

South Dakota News: Rapid City Man, William James Jackson Sentenced for Illegal Possession of Firearm

Rapid City, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Rapid City, South Dakota, man convicted of Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person was sentenced by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court. William James Jackson, age 27, was sentenced on November 9, 2018, to 27 months in federal … Continue reading South Dakota News: Rapid City Man, William James Jackson Sentenced for Illegal Possession of Firearm

Pennsylvania News: Brockway Man, Douglas Means Sentenced to Prison for Federal Firearms Violation

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A former resident of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to a term of imprisonment of 18 months, to be followed by 2 years of supervised release on his conviction on a charge of violating federal firearms laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. Chief United States … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Brockway Man, Douglas Means Sentenced to Prison for Federal Firearms Violation

South Carolina News: Horry County Man, Glendell Long Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearm Charge

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Glendell Long, a/k/a “Okera Uzoma,” 46, of Longs, South Carolina, pled guilty in federal court to being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. Evidence presented to the court showed that in March 2018, officers with the Horry County Police … Continue reading South Carolina News: Horry County Man, Glendell Long Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearm Charge

Virginia News: NEWPORT NEWS, Two Convicted Felons Charged with Possessing Firearms

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A federal grand jury returned an indictment today charging two Hampton Roads men with being a felon in possession of a firearm. “Convicted felons who possess firearms present a significant danger to the safety of our law enforcement partners and the communities they serve,” said G. Zachary Terwilliger, U.S. Attorney for … Continue reading Virginia News: NEWPORT NEWS, Two Convicted Felons Charged with Possessing Firearms

WEST VIRGINIA News: Wetzel County man, Joseph Harrison sentenced for firearms charge

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Joseph Harrison, of Pine Grove, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 15 months incarceration for a firearms charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. Harrison, age 48, pled guilty to one count of “Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition” in August 2018. Harrison, having previously been convicted of a … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: Wetzel County man, Joseph Harrison sentenced for firearms charge

Pennsylvania News: New Castle Man, Gage Gilmore Charged with Unlawful Possession of Cocaine, a Gun and Ammunition

PITTSBURGH, PA – A resident of New Castle, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of violating federal firearm and narcotics laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. The two-count indictment, returned on November 13, named Gage Gilmore, 21, as the sole defendant. According to the … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: New Castle Man, Gage Gilmore Charged with Unlawful Possession of Cocaine, a Gun and Ammunition

OKLAHOMA News: OKLAHOMA CITY, Four Alleged Members of Universal Aryan Brotherhood Charged with Federal Crimes

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oa. – JACE LEE McKITTRICK, 29, of Enid; ROSS TYSON PILKINGTON, 39, of Lawton; and JERRY JAMES KENDALL RITCHIE, 32, of Enid, have been charged with possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute, while MICHAEL QUINTON SMITH, II, 48, of Oklahoma City, and McKittrick have been charged with possessing a firearm after a felony … Continue reading OKLAHOMA News: OKLAHOMA CITY, Four Alleged Members of Universal Aryan Brotherhood Charged with Federal Crimes