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Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney's Office
Southern District of Alabama

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Richard W. Moore
, United States Attorney
Contact: Jimmy Davis

Convicted Felon with Ammunition Sentenced in Federal Court

United States Attorney Richard W. Moore of the Southern District of Alabama announced that Altavious Demon Jackson, 34, of Atlanta, Georgia, was sentenced in federal court to a term of 87 months imprisonment for his illegal possession of ammunition.  Jackson, a previously convicted felon, may not legally possession firearms or ammunition under federal law.  He pled guilty to the charge of being a convicted felon in possession of ammunition in January of 2019.  United States District Court Judge Callie V. S. Granade imposed the sentence following a hearing conducted on May 22, 2019.
 
The judge ordered that Jackson serve 87 months imprisonment.  When he is released from custody, Jackson will serve a total of 3 years on supervised release.  He was also ordered to pay $100 in special mandatory assessments, but no fine was imposed. 
 
The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the United States Marshals Service.  It was prosecuted in the United States Attorney’s Office by Assistant United States Attorney Gloria Bedwell.
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Nashville Field Division