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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Alabama

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Defendant Sentenced On Federal Firearm Charge

United States Attorney Kenyen R. Brown of the Southern District of Alabama announces today that Tony Lashone Gray of Mobile was sentenced following a June 2014 guilty plea to a charge of being a prohibited person in possession of a firearm. Gray was previously convicted of Possession of Cocaine in 2007 and 2012, and Theft of Property in 2000, in Mobile County Circuit Court. By virtue of these convictions, Gray is prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition. Gray knowingly possessed a .45 caliber semiautomatic Glock pistol on December 23, 2013.

Possession of a firearm or ammunition by a previously convicted felon is a violation of Title 18, United States Code Section 922(g)(1). Chief United States District Court Judge William H. Steele imposed a 92 month sentence of imprisonment, to be followed by 3 years supervised release.

This case was referred for prosecution by the Mobile Police Department and investigated by Special Agent Nicholas P. Murphy of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives.

Updated January 26, 2015