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July 9, 2013                                                                                                                                                                                          

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COSME LOPEZ
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FORT MOJAVE MAN SENTENCED TO 63 MONTHS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR POSSESSING SAWED-OFF SHOTGUN

PHOENIX, Ariz. – On July 8, 2013, Joshua Samuel Jenkins, 33, of Mohave Valley, Ariz. and a member of the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge David G. Campbell to 63 months in prison, three years of supervised release, and forfeiture of a firearm and ammunition.  Jenkins pled guilty on May 28, 2013 to the offense of Felon in Possession of a Firearm.  He had been previously convicted of four felony offenses, and in this incident possessed a sawed-off or shortened shotgun and ammunition.

The investigation in this case was conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Fort Mojave Tribal Police Department.  The prosecution was handled by Jennifer E. Green, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Phoenix.

CASE NUMBER:            CR-13-8007-PCT-DGC  
RELEASE NUMBER:     2013-053_Jenkins

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