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

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Friday, July 22, 2016

Mississippi Woman Sentenced to Prison for Possession of Unregistered Shotgun

Jackson, Miss – Monica Vaughn, 42, of Lauderdale County, Mississippi, was sentenced by Senior U.S. District Judge William H. Barbour to 21 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for possessing an unregistered short-barreled shotgun, U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis announced today. Vaughn was also ordered to pay a $1000 fine.

The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s office. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Darren J. LaMarca.

Updated July 22, 2016