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Harrison County Man Sentenced to over Three Years in Prison on Federal Gun Charges

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

Gulfport, Miss. – Damion Xavier Giglio, 34, of Saucier, Mississippi, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola, Jr. to 41 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for being an unlawful user of controlled substances in possession of a firearm, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Special Agent in Charge Kirk Thielhorn with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Giglio was also ordered to pay a $5,000 fine.

On February 15, 2018, Harrison County Sheriff Deputies responded to a call regarding a shooting and found Giglio with a rifle.  Giglio was out on bond for a prior aggravated assault charge and was taken into custody.  He admitted to smoking marijuana since he was 16 years old and using methamphetamine.  

On January 8, 2019, Giglio was charged in a federal indictment with possession of a firearm by a user of controlled substances.  He pled guilty before Judge Guirola on April 1, 2019.

The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated the case.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Annette Williams.

Updated August 6, 2019

Topic
Firearms Offenses