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felon sentenced for unlawful possession of firearm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 17, 2012

GREENVILLE - United States Attorney Thomas G. Walker announced that in federal court today GREG LAMONT DANIELS, 22, was sentenced by Senior United States District Judge Malcolm J. Howard to 60 months imprisonment followed 3 years of supervised release.

On July 9, 2012 DANIELS pled guilty to the unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1) and 924.  According to the Indictment returned on October 19, 2011, DANIELS was found in possession of a Smith & Wesson 357 handgun on May 24, 2011.  The investigation revealed DANIELS, who lives in Henderson, North Carolina, sold the gun outside of his residence during an arranged controlled purchase. 

This case was part of the Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) initiative which encourages federal, state, and local agencies to cooperate in a unified “team effort” against gun crime, targeting repeat offenders who continually plague their communities.

Investigation of this case was conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Henderson Police Department.  Assistant United States Attorney S. Katherine Burnette prosecuted the case.

 

 

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