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Fairfield Man Convicted of Illegally Possessing Firearms and Ammunition

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

Bangor, Maine: Acting United States Attorney Richard W. Murphy announced that Steven Lemieux, 54, of Fairfield, Maine, was convicted yesterday following a jury trial in U.S. District Court of illegally possessing firearms and ammunition.

Court records and trial evidence revealed that in December 2016, Lemieux possessed seven firearms and 784 rounds of ammunition. He was prohibited from possessing firearms of ammunition due to a 2006 federal felony conviction for providing false information to a federal firearm licensee.

Lemieux faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. 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; and the Fairfield Police Department.


Chris Ruge
Joel B. Casey
Assistant United States Attorneys
Tel: (207) 945-0373

Updated June 16, 2017

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