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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Alabama

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, March 14, 2014

Mobile County Man Sentenced To 31 Months Incarceration Based On Possession Of Stolen Firearm

The United States Attorney, Kenyen Brown announces that Nicholas Sierke, a 25 year old Mobile resident was sentenced today.  The Honorable Kristi Dubose sentenced Pickett to 31 months incarceration followed by three (3) years of supervised release and a monetary assessment of $100.  This sentence was based on Sierke’s illegal possession of a Weatherby .270 rifle he stole during a burglary.  Sierke was charged by Indictment in October 2013 and later pled guilty on December 19, 2013.

Special Agents of The Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives and the Mobile, Alabama Police Department investigated the case and brought it to the U.S. Attorney's Office for prosecution.  The prosecutor assigned to the case is Assistant United States Attorney, Michele O’Brien.

Updated January 26, 2015