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Thursday, July 18, 2013

Former San Antonio Police Officer Pleads Guilty To Being A Convicted Felon In Possession Of A Firearm

Jack Nealy, a former San Antonio Police officer, now faces up to ten years in federal prison after pleading guilty to being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, announced United States Attorney Robert Pitman and ATF Special Agent in Charge Melvin D. King, Houston Division.

Appearing before U.S. Magistrate Judge Pamela Mathy yesterday afternoon, Nealy, who was convicted in federal court in the Western District of Texas of bank robbery in 1993 and served a sentence of 121 months imprisonment, admitted that in November 2011, he was in possession of a .40 caliber pistol and was wearing a replica United States Department of State badge, when he was apprehended in the parking lot of a San Antonio nightclub.

Nealy, who remains in federal custody, is scheduled to be sentenced on October 24, 2013, before U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia in San Antonio.

This investigation was conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives together with the San Antonio Police Department and the U.S. Diplomatic Security Service.

Updated December 15, 2014