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FAYETTE COUNTY MAN SENTENCED TO 180 MONTHS
IN FEDERAL PRISON

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 3, 2011

Memphis, Tenn- Freddie Norment, 34, was sentenced to 180 months in prison by United States District
Judge S. Thomas Anderson, announced the United States Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee
Edward L. Stanton, III. In December 2010, Norment was convicted at trial on two counts of being a felon
in possession of a firearm, in violation of 18 USC 922(g). These counts stemmed from two separate
instances of firearm possession, on August 22, 2006, in Memphis, TN, and February 9, 2007, in Fayette
County, TN.}

Norment was sentenced to 90 months for each count, to run consecutive to one another, for a total of 180
months. This total term of imprisonment is to run consecutive to Norment’s unfinished period of state
incarceration, which is set to expire in 2015. Norment has been convicted in state court for numerous
violent and drug felonies, including aggravated assault, reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon, and
possession of cocaine with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver.

This case resulted from a collaborative effort between the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and
Explosives (S/A Jon Reed), the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department (Sergeant Dale Phillips), and the
Memphis Police Department (Lt. Wylie Taylor). Assistant United States Attorney Matt Price prosecuted
the case for the government.


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