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Felon Sentenced for Possessing a Stolen Firearm

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

St. Louis, MO –Torion Caston, 29, of Ferguson, was sentenced to 36 months in prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm.  He appeared before Federal District Judge John A. Ross. 

According to court documents, on February 20, 2019, a Berkeley Police Officer observed Caston driving a Jeep Cherokee.  Caston exited the vehicle.  When he did, the officer attempted to speak to Caston.  Caston then fled the scene.  The officer observed a loaded Glock semi-automatic 9mm pistol on the floorboard of the Jeep.  Caston later admitted he was a convicted felon and had possessed the stolen firearm. 

The Berkeley Police Department investigated the case.  United States Attorney Tom Mehan is handling the case for the U.S. Attorney's Office.

Updated August 30, 2019

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