News and Press Releases

North Side Felon Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison For Possessing Gun

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 20, 2010

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Acting United States Attorney Robert S. Cessar announced today, April 20, 2010, that Denorris Mahone, a resident of the North Side section of the City of Pittsburgh, has been sentenced in federal court in Pittsburgh to 80 months in prison and five years supervised release on his conviction of violating federal firearms laws.

Senior United States District Judge Gustave Diamond imposed the sentence on Mahone, age 37.

According to information presented to the court by Assistant United States Attorney Ross E. Lenhardt, on September 26, 2007, Pittsburgh police officers found Mahone in possession of a large caliber semi‑automatic pistol. During the sentencing hearing, Mr. Lenhardt noted that Mahone has been adjudicated delinquent or found guilty of more than 20 different criminal incidents in the past.

Prior to imposing sentence, Judge Diamond noted Mahone's "continual record of antisocial conduct."

Mr. Cessar commended the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Mahone.

Return to Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

USAO Homepage
USAO Briefing Room
Justice 101
Opioid Overdose Reduction Action Plan
Text PGHOD to Tip411 (847411)
Strategy

Law enforcement agencies and community partners help us reduce crime.

Victim Witness Assistance

Making sure that victims of federal crimes are treated with compassion, fairness and respect.

Stop Fraud

Protect yourself from fraud, and report suspected cases of financial fraud to local law enforcement.

Project Safe Childhood

Help us combat the proliferation of sexual exploitation crimes against children.