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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, December 5, 2013

Felon In Possession Of A Firearm Sentenced In Federal Court

MOBILE, Ala. – Antonio Bernita Sims, 37, of Mobile, was sentenced today in federal court for his illegal possession of a firearm having been previously convicted of a felony offense, to a term of 27 months imprisonment. Judge William H. Steele imposed the sentence. The judge also ordered that Sims serve a three-year term of supervised release when he completes his term of imprisonment. No fine was imposed, but the judge ordered that Sims pay a $100 mandatory special assessment.

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 Bedwell.

Updated January 26, 2015