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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Tennessee

Friday, June 27, 2014

Eads Man Sentenced To 92 Months

Memphis, TN – Larry Caleb Fish, age 21, of Ripley, Tenn., was sentenced to 92 months in federal prison on Thursday following his guilty plea to one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm, announced Edward L. Stanton III, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee and 25th District Attorney General Mike Dunavant.

According to the facts alleged in the indictment and revealed during the sentencing hearing, Fish, who was a previously convicted felon, was arrested on January 27, 2013, for possessing a stolen Smith & Wesson 9mm firearm. Fish traded a friend $80 and some Xanax and Marijuana for the stolen firearm. Fish’s criminal history is extensive and he has multiple felony convictions.

In addition to the prison sentence, U.S. District Judge S. Thomas Anderson ordered Fish to serve three years of supervised release. There is no parole in the federal prison system.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office and the 25th District Attorney General’s Office. Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Samuel R. Stringfellow represented the government.

Updated March 19, 2015