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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Newton Grove Man Sentenced To 120 Months

NEW BERN – United States Attorney Thomas G. Walker announced that in federal court today United States District Judge Louise W. Flanagan sentenced GLEN ALLEN STEWART, JR., 24, of Newton Grove, North Carolina, to 120 months’ imprisonment followed by three years’ supervised release. 

On May 13, 2014, a Federal Grand Jury returned a one-count Criminal Indictment charging STEWART with unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition by a previously convicted felonOn October 16, 2014, following a three-day trial, STEWART was found guilty of the charge.

According to evidence produced at trial, STEWART was stopped by local law enforcement for a traffic violation.  STEWART tried to flee during the traffic stop, but was apprehended. During the stop officers found STEWART to be in possession of a loaded Colt, Mark IV, .45 caliber firearm with an extended magazine, an additional magazine, and 58 rounds of ammunition.

The criminal investigation of this case was conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office; and the Dunn Police Department. Assistant United States Attorneys Jane J. Jackson and Erin Blondel handled the prosecution on behalf of the Eastern District of North Carolina.

Updated July 14, 2015