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Department of Justice

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

For Immediate Release

Friday, October 31, 2014
Kenyen R. Brown
, United States Attorney
Contact: Tommy Loftis

Gun Defendants Sentenced in Federal Court

MOBILE, Ala. – Aundre Devon Holifield, 24, and his brother Akeem Orlando Holifield, 21, both of Marion, Alabama, were sentenced in federal court today for selling a firearm to a convicted felon. The brothers pled guilty to the charge in July of 2014.

United States District Court Judge Kristi K. Dubose imposed sentences of time served for each defendant, and placed them on three years’ supervised release. She instructed each of the brothers to get a job within the next 60 days or bring a doctor’s note excusing them from employment. Judge Dubose ordered that each brother would pay a $100 special mandatory assessment, but she did not impose a fine.

The case was investigated investigated by the 4th Judicial Drug Task Force, the Alabama Attorney General’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. It was prosecuted in the United States Attorney=s Office by Assistant United States Attorney Gloria Bedwell.

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