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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, December 9, 2013

Jefferson Davis County Man Sentenced To Ten Years In Prison On Federal Gun Charges

Hattiesburg, Miss - On Friday, December 6, 2013, Dennis Earl Smith, Jr. was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett to the maximum penalty of 120 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, announced U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis and Phillip Durham, Special Agent in Charge of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Smith was also ordered to pay a $3,000 fine.


This case was the result of an investigation by the Lamar County Sheriff’s Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. It was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Annette Williams.

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