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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Mobile Man Sentenced on Felon in Possession of Firearm Charges

United States Attorney Richard W. Moore of the Southern District of Alabama announced that Brad Jason Long of Mobile County, Alabama was sentenced in federal court today to 180 months imprisonment based on his guilty plea to the crime of being a felon in possession of a firearm and being found to be a career criminal, subject to 18 U.S.C. 924(e).  The sentence was imposed by Chief Judge Kristi K. DuBose.                                                                                                                                   

On or about January 3, 2017, in Mobile County, Brad Jason Long, was found to be in possession of two firearms, namely, a Sig Sauer P220, .45 caliber semi-automatic pistol and a Walther, .380 caliber semi-automatic pistol, knowing that he had been previously convicted of a felony crime.  It is a federal crime for any person who has been convicted of a felony to be in possession of a firearm or ammunition.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, in close cooperation with the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney, Gregory Bordenkircher, United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Alabama.

Updated November 8, 2017