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Jury finds St. Louis man guilty of being a felon in possession of a firearm

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

ST. LOUIS – A federal jury found Jeremiah Taylor, 36, of St. Louis, Missouri, guilty of one count of felon in possession of a firearm on Tuesday, August 17, 2021.  United States District Court Judge Stephen R. Clark presided over the trial.  Taylor was indicted by a federal grand jury in December 2020 on this gun offense.    


The above trial commenced on Monday with a jury verdict of guilty being rendered on Tuesday morning.  Sentencing will be held on November 23, 2021.  Taylor faces a maximum sentence of ten years in the United States Bureau of Prisons.     


This case was investigated by the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department.  Assistant United States Attorney Ashley Walker is handling the prosecution of this matter.


Updated August 18, 2021

Firearms Offenses
Violent Crime