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Rock Hill Man Charged with Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm

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

Contact Person: Beth Drake (803) 929-3000

United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated today that a Federal Grand Jury in Columbia, South Carolina, returned an Indictment against the following:

Rock Hill man charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm
Robert Da’Quan Johnson, age 20, of Rock Hill, South Carolina was charged in a one-count indictment stemming from an incident in Rock Hill on March 4, 2016. Johnson was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, a violation of Title 18, U.S.C. ''922(g)(1), 924(a)(2), and 924(e). The maximum penalty Johnson could receive on the charge is 10 years imprisonment  and a maximum fine of $250,000, unless he is determined to be an armed career criminal, and then he would face a mandatory minimum 15 years with a maximum of life imprisonment and a maximum fine of $250,000. Johnson was previously arrested for this charge pursuant to a federal criminal complaint on March 8, 2016. The case was investigated by agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) and the Rock Hill Police Department and is assigned to Assistant United States Attorney Stacey D. Haynes of the Columbia office for prosecution.

The United States Attorney stated that all charges in this Indictment are merely accusations and that all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.


Updated April 7, 2016