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Mayfield Man Sentenced to One Year in Federal Prison for Possessing a Firearm While Subject to a Domestic Violence Order

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Kentucky

Paducah, KY – A Mayfield, Kentucky, man was sentenced yesterday to 1 year in federal prison, followed by a 3-year term of supervised release, for possessing a firearm after having previously been subject to a domestic violence order.

U.S. Attorney Michael A. Bennett of the Western District of Kentucky, Acting Special Agent in Charge Robert Maynard of the ATF Louisville Field Division, and Sheriff Jon Hayden of the Graves County Sheriff’s Office made the announcement.

According to court documents, on July 21, 2021, Jed Wilson, 29, possessed a shotgun while subject to a domestic violence order of protection that expressly prohibited him from possessing firearms. 

The case was investigated by the ATF Paducah Satellite Office and the Graves County Sheriff’s Office.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Leigh Ann Dycus, of the U.S. Attorney’s Paducah Branch Office, prosecuted the case.


Updated February 8, 2023