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Felon With a Gun Sentenced in Federal Court

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Alabama

United States Attorney Richard W. Moore of the Southern District of Alabama announced that Edward Leonard Howard, Jr., was sentenced this morning on the charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm.  Howard, 22, of Mobile, Alabama, pled guilty to the charge in July.  United States District Court Judge Callie V. S. Granade imposed a sentence of 44 months imprisonment, and ordered that Howard serve three years of supervised release when he is discharged from prison.  No fine was imposed but Howard was ordered to pay $100 in special mandatory assessments. 

The case was investigated by the Mobile Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.  It was prosecuted in the United States Attorney’s Office by Assistant United States Attorney Gloria A. Bedwell. 

Updated November 1, 2018