Convicted Felon from Alexander City Sentenced to 130 Months in Federal Prison for Illegally Possessing Firearms
Montgomery, Alabama – On December 16, 2021, Taurus Lebron Green, 40, from Montgomery, Alabama, was sentenced to 84 months in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release, announced Acting United States Attorney Sandra J. Stewart. There is no parole in the federal system.
According to court records, in early 2019, investigators suspected that Green and co-defendant, Daryl Tyrone Gray, were engaging in the sale of illegal drugs. Then, on April 11, 2019, agents discovered that Green and Gray had made arrangements to purchase cocaine in the parking lot of a Montgomery restaurant. Both men were arrested immediately after the illegal transaction took place. When law enforcement searched the vehicle Green and Gray were travelling in, they found two handguns. Green has multiple felony convictions and is prohibited by federal law from possessing a firearm. Green pleaded guilty to possession of the firearms on January 14, 2021.
This case was investigated by the Montgomery Police Department, the Department of Homeland Security, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). Assistant United States Attorneys Russell T. Duraski and Chelsea Phillips prosecuted the case.