Madison Man Sentenced For Gun Possession
Dexter L. McClendon, 26, of Madison, IL, was sentenced Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois to 6 months in prison, followed by 12 months of home confinement on one count of Possession of a Weapon by a Prohibited Person, Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today.
McClendon had previously been convicted of a misdemeanor Domestic Battery offense, which prohibited him from possessing any firearms or ammunition. On July 28, 2014, he had been in possession of a 7.62 caliber rifle.
The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Laura Reppert.