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Gun Thief 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 Jesse Lane, 25, of Ellisville, Alabama, was sentenced today for his participation in stealing firearms and possessing stolen firearms.  He pled guilty to the two charges in federal court during July of 2018. 

United States District Court Judge William H. Steele imposed a sentence of 33 months’ imprisonment, to be followed by a three-year term of supervised release.  During his supervision, the judge ordered that Lane undergo testing and treatment for illegal drug use.  Lane was ordered to pay $200 in special mandatory assessments, but no fine was imposed.  
The case was investigated by the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office 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 16, 2018