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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

News Release

For Immediate Release

Monday, June 9, 2014
Contact: Contact: Special Agent Michael Knight, PIO

Carroll County Man Sentenced 180 Months in Federal Prison for Possession of a Firearm

HUNTINGTON,  Tenn. – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) announced today that on June 3, 2014, Odell Holder, age 40, was sentenced to 180 months in federal prison and 24 months supervised released for prohibited individual in possession of a firearm by United States District Judge Daniel Breen.

The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on Holder that indicated he was in possession of a suspended license. A search incident to arrest revealed a firearm and a quantity of narcotics. Holder is a previously convicted felon and an armed career criminal.

Jeff Fulton, Special Agent in Charge of ATF’s Nashville Field Division said “ATF is committed through the “Frontline” model to work with our local partners to combat violent crime and to make our communities a safer place.”

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