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Nashua Man Pleads Guilty to Possession of a Stolen Firearm

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

            CONCORD, - Illya Scott, 30, of Nashua, pleaded guilty in federal court to possession of a stolen firearm, United States Attorney Scott W. Murray announced today.

            According to court documents and statements made in court, on November 6, 2018, Scott was arrested in Nashua, New Hampshire.  During a search incident to arrest, Nashua police officers found a Berretta, BU PICO, .380 handgun tucked into the defendant's waistband.  Scott admitted to stealing the firearm.          

            Scott is scheduled to be sentenced on November 5, 2019.

            “In order to maintain public safety, it is essential to keep guns out of the hands of criminals,” said U.S. Attorney Murray.  “We will continue to work with our law enforcement partners to identify and prosecute those who commit gun-related crimes.”

            This matter was investigated by the Nashua Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.  The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Anna Z. Krasinski.



Updated July 22, 2019

Press Release Number: 19-124