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Southern District of Mississippi

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Lauderdale County Man Pleads Guilty to Felon in Possession of a Firearm

 

Jackson, Miss – Marvin Naylor, 46, from Daleville, Mississippi, pleaded guilty on January 9, 2017, before U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate, to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, announced U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis.

Marvin Naylor admitted to possessing three firearms on November 10, 2015 in Daleville, at a time in which he was already a convicted felon. Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives along with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics and the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department executed an arrest and search warrant on Naylor’s home. During this search and arrest, law enforcement officers were able to locate three firearms, two of which were stolen, along with several rounds of ammunition. Naylor was arrested and admitted to possessing the firearms. He will be sentenced on March 20, 2017 and faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives along with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics and the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department. It is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Abe McGlothin, Jr.

Updated January 13, 2017