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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Maryland

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, November 8, 2013

Baltimore Felon Exiled To 15 Years In Prison For Possessing A Gun And Ammunition

Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Ellen L. Hollander sentenced Larvon Langley, age 43, of Baltimore, Maryland, today to 15 years in prison, followed by four years of supervised release, for being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. Judge Hollander enhanced Langley’s sentence upon finding that he is an armed career criminal based on three previous drug trafficking convictions.

The sentence was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein; Special Agent in Charge Steven L. Gerido of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives - Baltimore Field Division; Assistant Special Agent in Charge Gary Tuggle of the Drug Enforcement Administration, Baltimore District Office; Baltimore City State’s Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein; and Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts.

According to his plea agreement, on April 18, 2012, law enforcement executed a search warrant at Langley’s residence and seized a .40 caliber semi-automatic pistol, 12 rounds of ammunition and heroin. Langley, a convicted felon, was prohibited by federal law from possessing a gun or ammunition.

United States Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein commended the ATF, DEA, Baltimore Police Department and Baltimore City State’s Attorney=s Office for their work in the investigation. Mr. Rosenstein thanked Assistant United States Attorney Ayn B. Ducao, who prosecuted the case.

Updated January 26, 2015