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

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Biloxi Felon Pleads Guilty To Possession Of Firearm


Gulfport, Miss – Charles Nevotney Bolton, 33, of Biloxi, entered a guilty plea today before U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola, Jr. to an indictment charging him as a felon in possession of a firearm, announced U. S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Special Agent in Charge Dana Nichols with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Bolton was charged after he admitted selling methamphetamine to a confidential informant and Biloxi police obtained a search warrant for his home where they found marijuana, methamphetamine and a handgun. Bolton has multiple felony convictions dating back to 2005.

Bolton faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison followed by three years of supervised release and a $250,000 fine. He will be sentenced by Judge Guirola on July 17, 2018, at 10:00 a.m.

The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Biloxi Police Department. Assistant United States Attorney Annette Williams is prosecuting the case.

Updated April 19, 2018