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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Missouri

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 6, 2015

St. Louis County Man Sentenced on Federal Firearms Charges

St. Louis, MO – TODD SCOTT, St. Louis, Missouri, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for illegally possessing a firearm.

According to the plea agreement, Scott was found by St. Louis police officers in possession of a .38 special revolver on November 12, 2013.  As a convicted felon, including two prior federal convictions for possession with the intent to distribute heroin and a weapons charge, Scott was prohibited from possessing a firearm.

Scott pled guilty to possessing a firearm as a convicted felon in February.  He appeared today for sentencing before Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh, Jr.

This case was investigated by the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Assistant United States Attorney Tom Albus handled the case for the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Updated May 7, 2015