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Massachusetts Man Sentenced to Almost 4 Years
on Federal Firearm Charge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 19, 2014

Contact: Jonathan R. Chapman
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 780-3257

Portland, Maine: United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Jamie
Figueroa, 22, of Lawrence, Massachusetts, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Judge
D. Brock Hornby to 46 months of imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised
release for possession of a firearm by a felon. Figueroa pled guilty to the charge on November
26, 2013.

According to court records, on September 2, 2013, Figueroa, a convicted felon since
2012, was arrested by Windham, Maine police officers. The police officers had responded to a
call regarding a residential disturbance and had obtained a description of the vehicle used by the
suspects. Officers located the vehicle, which had been reported stolen in New Hampshire,
stopped in the driveway of another residence in Windham. At gunpoint, officers ordered
Figueroa, who was the driver, out of the vehicle and removed a loaded revolver from his coat
pocket.

The investigation was conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and
Explosives and the Windham, Maine Police Department.

 

 

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