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Convicted Felon Pleads Guilty to Possession of Firearm

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

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.

Updated December 1, 2016

Firearms Offenses