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Two Washington County Men Plead Guilty to Unlawful Possession of Firearms

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

BOISE – Robby David Haley, 28, and Shawn Michael Hart, 28, both of Washington County, Idaho, pleaded guilty yesterday to unlawful possession of firearms, U.S. Attorney Bart M. Davis announced.   Haley and Hart were indicted by a federal grand jury in Boise on April 11, 2017.


According to court proceedings, Haley and Hart admitted that they broke into a residence in Midvale, Idaho on February 18, 2017, and stole three firearms and other property valued at $21,299.  Haley is prohibited from possessing firearms after he was convicted of burglary in Kootenai County, Idaho in 2010.  Hart is prohibited from possessing firearms after he was convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence in the presence of a child in Washington County in 2016.


A charge of unlawful possession of firearms is punishable by up to ten years in prison, a maximum fine of $250,000, and a term of supervised release of three years.


Sentencings for Haley and Hart are set for January 30, 2018, before U.S. District Judge David C. Nye at the federal courthouse in Boise.


 This case was investigated by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, the Boise City Police Department, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.


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(208) 334-1211

Updated November 8, 2017

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