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Lauderdale County Man Sentenced to 120 Months in Prison for Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon

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


Jackson, Miss – Brad Johnson, 27, from Meridian, was sentenced on May 30, 2017, by U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate, to 120 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $1500 fine for being a felon in possession of a firearm, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Harold Brittain.

Johnson pled guilty on March 1, 2017 to possessing two firearms in Meridian on October 7, 2015, at a time in which he was already a convicted felon.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and the Meridian Police Department. It was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Abe McGlothin.

Updated June 9, 2017