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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, March 9, 2015

Cahokia Man Sentenced To Prison For Gun Possession

James B. Moore, 54, of Cahokia, IL, was sentenced Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois to 46 months in prison and 3 years of supervised release on one count of Possession of a Weapon by a Felon, Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today.

Moore had been in possession of a .357 Magnum and had previously been convicted of Armed Robbery. He has been in custody since June 20, 2014.

The case was investigated by the Cahokia Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Laura Reppert.

Updated March 9, 2015