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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Mobile County Man Sentenced To 46 Months For Illegal Possession Of Firearm

The United States Attorney Kenyen Brown announces that Leroy Eugene Wells, a 33 year old, resident of Grand Bay, was sentenced today to 46 months incarceration followed by three years of supervised release for possession of a Taurus pistol after being convicted of two felonies, namely, Assault 2nd degree and a prior felon in possession crime.  

On March 18, 2015, Mr. Wells pled guilty to being a felon in possession of the Taurus pistol after a traffic stop revealed that he was carrying it as a concealed weapon. 

Special agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated the case and presented it to the U.S. Attorney=s Office for prosecution.  The prosecutor assigned to the case is Assistant United States Attorney, Gina S. Vann.

Updated June 18, 2015