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Convicted Felon Sentenced for Having Loaded Firearm in Carry-On Luggage at Logan

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

BOSTON – A Stoughton man has been sentenced in federal court in Boston on a federal weapons charge.  

Sanusie M. Kabba, 37, was sentenced on Dec. 8, 2022 by U.S. District Court Judge Patti B. Saris to 18 months in prison and three years of supervised release. Kabba was also ordered to pay a fine of $30,000. On Sept. 7, 2022, Kabba pleaded guilty to one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm.   

Kabba was arrested in September 2021 at Logan Airport after a loaded firearm was found in his carry-on luggage at a security checkpoint. Kabba was also found in possession of a driver’s license and two credit cards bearing the same stolen identity. 

Kabba was previously convicted in federal court of conspiracy to distribute at least 1,000 kilograms of marijuana, oxycodone, and cocaine and conspiracy to collect a debt by extortionate means, for which he served 63 months in prison.

United States Attorney Rachael S. Rollins; Colonel Christopher Mason, Superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police; and James Ferguson, Special Agent in Charge of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives made the announcement today. Assistant U.S. Attorney David G. Tobin of Rollins’ Major Crimes Unit prosecuted the case.

Updated December 10, 2022

Firearms Offenses