LONDON, KY - A convicted felon living in Whitley County, Ky., was sentenced Friday for illegally possessing a variety of firearms and explosives.
Danny C. Peace previously pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm, possession of an unregistered silencer and being a convicted felon in possession of explosives.
In August of last year, authorities searched Peace’s Whitley County residence and found detonating cords, an electric detonator, an explosive mixture and seven firearms.
Kerry B. Harvey, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, Paul Vido, Special Agent in Charge, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Wendy Haney, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Forest Service (USFS), and Rodney Brewer, Kentucky State Police Commissioner jointly announced the sentence.
Peace must serve at least 85 percent of his prison sentence. Upon his release, Peace will have to serve 36 months of supervised release.
The investigation was conducted by ATF. USFS, and KSP. The U.S. Attorney’s Office was represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jason Parman.