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

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Friday, July 25, 2014

Convicted Felon Sentenced To Prison For Possession Of A Firearm

Jackson, Miss - Jeremy J. Brantley, 33, of Forest, was sentenced to 21 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis announced today. He was also ordered to pay a $1500 fine.

Forest Police Officers on patrol in a Forest neighborhood arrested Brantley after he was seen carrying a firearm in his waistband. Brantley has prior convictions for possession of marijuana and burglary of an occupied dwelling.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives and the Forest Police Department. It was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Erin O. Chalk.

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