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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 5, 2015

Mobile Woman Sentenced To 24 Months In Prison For Possessing A Firearm As A Convicted Felon

Kenyen R. Brown, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama announced that Molly Perez, age 39, a resident of Mobile, Alabama, was sentenced on February 5, 2015, by United States District Judge Kristi K. Dubose to 24 months imprisonment pursuant to her guilty plea to possessing a firearm after having been convicted of a felony (burglary, third degree). At sentencing, Judge DuBose found that Perez possessed the loaded firearm, which was recovered from her apartment, in connection with the possession and sale of controlled substances, including synthetic marijuana – commonly referred to as "Spice".

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office, and prosecuted by Donna B. Dobbins of the United States Attorney=s Office for the Southern District of Alabama.

Updated February 5, 2015