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NEW LONDON MAN SENTENCED TO FEDERAL
PRISON FOR VIOLATING SUPERVISED RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 23, 2012

David B. Fein, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that CHRISTOPHER MIMS, 29, of New London, was sentenced today United States District Judge Robert N. Chatigny in Hartford to seven months of imprisonment for violating the terms and conditions of his supervised release.

According to court documents and statements made in court, on February 26, 2007, Judge Chatigny sentenced MIMS to 60 months of imprisonment, followed by four years of supervised release, for distributing crack cocaine.  He was released from the custody of the Bureau of Prisons in March 2010.

On May 31, 2012, MIMS was convicted in New London Superior Court of assault in the third degree, which stemmed from a domestic violence incident in February 2012.  Judge Chatigny found that MIMS violated his supervised release based on this conviction, and also evidence that MIMS has used marijuana while on supervised release.

MIMS was placed on probation by the Superior Court following his May 2012 conviction.  MIMS’s state probationary period will be suspended and will resume upon his release from federal prison.

This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney John H. Durham.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS CONTACT:

U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE
Tom Carson
(203) 821-3722
thomas.carson@usdoj.gov

 

 

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