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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Maine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Steuben Man Pleads Guilty to Possession of a Firearm by a Felon

Contact: F. Todd Lowell
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 945-0373

Bangor, Maine:  United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Aaron C. Robinson, 51, of Steuben, Maine pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court to being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Court records show that on November 16, 2015, the Maine Warden Service (MWS) found the defendant with a Savage .308 rifle hunting dear with bait from a tree stand in Steuben.  The defendant had prior Maine state court felony convictions for terrorizing, violations of conditions of release, possession of a firearm by a felon, burglary and aggravated criminal mischief.

Robinson 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 MWS and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

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Updated June 23, 2016