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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Connecticut

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, November 3, 2016

Stamford Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Gun Offense

Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that CALEEB BROWN, 25, of Stamford, pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton in New Haven to one count of possession of a firearm by a previously convicted felon,

According to court documents and statements made in court, on October 8, 2015, Stamford Police searched BROWN’s residence and seized a .22 caliber handgun, a 6.35 mm pistol, 14 rounds of .22 caliber ammunition, a quantity of heroin and items used to package narcotics for distribution.

Prior to October 2015, BROWN had sustained multiple felony convictions for possessing with intent to distribute narcotics.  It is a violation of federal law for a person previously convicted of a felony offense to possess a firearm or ammunition that has moved in interstate or foreign commerce.

Judge Arterton scheduled sentencing for April 26, 2017, at which time BROWN faces a maximum term of imprisonment of 10 years.

BROWN has been in federal custody since February 10, 2016.

This matter is being investigated by the Stamford Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.  The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Douglas P. Morabito.  

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses
Project Safe Neighborhoods
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Updated November 3, 2016