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United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner
Eastern District of California

Fresno Man Pleads Guilty to Firearm and Postal Charges

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Docket #:  1:12-cr-00311-AWI-DLB



FRESNO, Calif. — Jason Alan Brewer, 31, of Fresno, pleaded guilty on Monday to being a felon in possession of a firearm and unlawfully possessing postal keys, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.

According to court documents, Brewer was found by Fresno police officers on September 13, 2012, unconscious in a vehicle in front of a convenience store. After conducting an inventory search of the vehicle, officers found a handgun and stolen U.S. postal keys. Brewer had several previous felony convictions.

This case is the product of an investigation by the United States Postal Inspection Service, the United States Secret Service, and the Fresno Police Department. Assistant United States Attorney Grant B. Rabenn is prosecuting the case.

Brewer is scheduled to be sentenced on June 10, 2013, by District Judge Anthony W. Ishii. He faces a maximum statutory penalty of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. The actual sentence, however, will be determined at the discretion of the court after consideration of any applicable statutory factors and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, which take into account a number of variables.



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