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Fairfield Man Sentenced to Time Served for Illegally Possessing Firearms and Ammunition

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

Bangor, Maine:  United States Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced that Steven Lemieux, 54, of Fairfield, Maine, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Judge John A. Woodcock, Jr. to time served (over six months) for illegally possessing firearms and ammunition.  He was also fined $5,000. Lemieux was convicted on June 15, 2017 following a two-day jury trial. He has been in federal custody since May 14, 2017.


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 and ammunition due to a 2006 federal felony conviction for providing false information to a federal firearm licensee. 


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 December 6, 2017

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