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

Friday, March 14, 2014

Mobile County Man Sentenced To 84 Months Incarceration Based On Illegal Possession Of Firearm

The United States Attorney, Kenyen Brown announces that Octavius Pickett, a 28 year old Mobile resident was sentenced today.  The Honorable Kristi Dubose sentenced Pickett to 84 months incarceration followed by three (3) years of supervised release and a monetary assessment of $100.  This sentence was based on Pickett’s illegal possession of a .38 caliber revolver while attempting to intimidate someone into giving Pickett money.  Pickett was charged by Indictment in July 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, Gina S. Vann.

Updated January 26, 2015