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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Convicted Felon Pleads Guilty to Possession of Firearm

Gulfport, Miss – Damon Derrall Pittman, 36, of Poplarville, entered a guilty plea today, before Chief District Judge Louis Guirola, to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, announced U. S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis.

Pittman will be sentenced on March 1, 2017 and faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

This case involved the sale of a sawed off rifle to an ATF informant. It was investigated by the Bureau of ATF and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Annette Williams.

Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
Updated December 1, 2016