Felon in Possession of a Firearm Receives 48-Month Prison Sentence

From:  News Release   4/5/17   GCN

Gulfport, Miss – On April 4, 2017, Chief U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola, Jr. sentenced Destin Dominique Johnson to 48 months in prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm, U. S. Attorney Harold H. Brittain announced today. Johnson was also ordered to pay a $3,000 fine and serve three years of supervised release when released from prison.

Johnson, 27, of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, was in possession of a firearm in June, 2016. He has been incarcerated since that time. The Court ordered the federal sentence to run concurrently with a state sentence from Hancock County and recommended Johnson attend the Bureau of Prisons 500-hour drug treatment program while incarcerated.

The Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives investigated this case. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Annette Williams.