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Stamford Man Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Federal Gun Offense

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Connecticut

Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that CALEEB BROWN, 26, of Stamford, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton in New Haven to 36 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for illegally possessing a firearm.

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.

BROWN has been in federal custody since February 10, 2016.  On November 3, 2016, he pleaded guilty to one count of possession of a firearm by a previously convicted felon.

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

Updated May 16, 2017

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