Cushing Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Possessing Firearms
Contact: Craig M. Wolff
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 780-3257
Portland, Maine: United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Joseph Dinapoli, 27, of Cushing, Maine, pled guilty today in U.S. District Court to possessing firearms after being convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence.
According to court records, in June 2008, Dinapoli was convicted of Domestic Violence Assault, a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence under federal law, and as a result was prohibited from possessing firearms. In June 2014, Dinapoli was found in possession of two handguns.
Dinapoli faces up to 10 years in prison, a $250,000 fine, and three years of supervised release. He will be sentenced after the completion of a presentence investigation report by the U.S. Probation Office.
The investigation was conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.