Concord Man Pleads Guilty to Firearms Offenses
CONCORD – Brandon Dumont, 30, of Concord, pleaded guilty in federal court to making a false statement in connection with the attempted acquisition of a firearm, and possession of firearms and ammunition by a prohibited person, United States Attorney Jane E. Young announced today.
According to statements made in court, Dumont is prohibited from possessing firearms and ammunition by virtue of a prior felony conviction. On April 2, 2022, Dumont attempted to purchase a rifle from Wal-Mart, a federally licensed firearms dealer, in North Conway, New Hampshire. Dumont falsely represented that he had never been convicted of a felony when, in fact, he had previously been convicted of a felony. On April 8, 2022, Dumont purchased over 400 rounds of ammunition from a gun store in Hooksett, New Hampshire. On April 11, 2022, Dumont possessed three firearms, including a revolver and a .45 caliber pistol
Dumont is scheduled to be sentenced on March 21, 2023.
The case was investigated by Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Concord Police Department, and the Londonderry Police Department. It is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Anna Krasinski and Assistant U.S. Attorney Aaron Gingrande.