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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 21, 2016

Gun Felon Sentenced In Federal Court

United States Attorney Kenyen R. Brown of the Southern District of Alabama announced that Steven J. H. King, was sentenced in federal court this afternoon on gun charges. In December of 2015, King pled guilty to a one-count indictment charging him with being a prohibited person (convicted felon) in possession of a firearm.

United States District Court Judge William H. Steele imposed a sentence of 96 months imprisonment. He also ordered that King will commence a three-year term of supervised release when he is discharged from incarceration. As conditions of his supervision, King will be subject to testing and treatment for drug abuse. Judge Steele did not impose a fine but ordered that King 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 Attorneys Gina Vann and Gloria Bedwell.

Updated May 13, 2016