New Orleans Man Pled Guilty To Federal Firearm Violation
NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that defendant PRENTISS CRAFT, of New Orleans, Louisiana, pled guilty on November 14, 2019 before U.S. District Court Chief Judge Nannette Jolivette Brown to being in receipt of a firearm while under indictment.
Specifically, CRAFT pled guilty to a one count Indictment charging him with being in receipt of a firearm while under indictment, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(n) and 924(a)(1)(D). CRAFT faces a maximum sentence of 5 years imprisonment, up to a $250,000 fine, three years supervised release and a $100 special assessment fee. CRAFT’S sentencing is scheduled for Thursday, February 20, 2020.
U. S. Attorney Strasser praised the work of the New Orleans Police Department, Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in investigating this matter. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Liz Privitera.