Felon Pleads Guilty to Possession of Firearm

From:  News Release   6/11/17   GCN

Gulfport, Miss – Jason Michael Hayden, 37, of Picayune, entered a guilty plea before U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden on June 8, 2017, to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, announced Acting U. S. Attorney Harold Brittain.

Hayden will be sentenced on September 14, 2017 and faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives with assistance from the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics and Mississippi Department of Corrections. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Annette Williams.