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East St. Louis Man Sentenced to Prison for Gun Possession

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Illinois


Damian D. Kelly, 21, of East St. Louis, IL, was sentenced today in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois to 30 months in prison and 3 years of supervised release on one count of Possession of a Weapon by a Felon. Kelly had been in possession of a .22 caliber revolver and had previously been convicted of Attempted Armed Robbery and Residential Burglary. He was on mandatory supervised release for those offenses when he was caught with the firearm.

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

Updated September 8, 2016