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Mobile County Man Sentenced to 57 Months for Possession of a Firearm After Conviction of a Felony

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 Ryan Cody Goodman, a 29 year old resident of Mobile, Alabama was sentenced to 57 months of incarceration for possession of a five stolen firearms.

On March 28, 2019, Goodman entered a guilty plea pursuant to a plea agreement and admitted in open court that on July 6, 2018, Goodman borrowed a friend’s gray four door vehicle.  Goodman then travelled to an address in Semmes, AL and burglarized the residence.  During the commission of the burglary, the owner came home, observed a four door gray vehicle outside of his home and the front door open.  He walked inside of his home and saw Goodman.  When Goodman saw the homeowner, he retreated to a bedroom, jumped out of a window, and ran while holding a pillowcase with several items that belonged to the homeowner stolen during the burglary. The items stolen included ammunition, several knives, numerous coins and five firearms.  The homeowner called the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office and reported the burglary. At that time, Goodman had been convicted of at least four felonies, namely, Burglary 2nd Degree, Receiving Stolen Property, 1st Degree, and two convictions for Burglary 3rd Degree.

  Deputies of the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office along with special agents of the FBI investigated the case and brought 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 July 16, 2019