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Marco Island Felon Sentenced To Federal Prison For Possessing Firearm

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

Fort Myers, Florida – U.S. District Judge Sherri Polster Chappell today sentenced Nicholas Munson Troemner (41, Marco Island) to 5 years and 5 months in federal prison for possessing a firearm and ammunition as a convicted felon. The court also ordered Troemner to forfeit the firearm and ammunition. Troemner entered a guilty plea on January 24, 2024.

According to court documents, on February 16, 2023, Troemner possessed a loaded Taurus pistol in North Fort Myers. At the time, had multiple prior felony convictions and there was prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition under federal law.

This case is part of Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), a program bringing together all levels of law enforcement and the communities they serve to reduce violent crime and gun violence, and to make out neighborhoods safer for everyone. On May 26, 2021, the Department launched a violent crime reduction strategy strengthening PSN based on these core principles: fostering trust and legitimacy in our communities, supporting community-based organizations that help prevent violence from occurring in first place, setting focused and strategic enforcement priorities, and measuring the results. 

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Mark Morgan.

Updated July 8, 2024

Project Safe Neighborhoods
Firearms Offenses