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Department of Justice

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

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Kenyen R. Brown
, United States Attorney
Contact: Thomas Loftis

Mobile County Man Sentenced to 33 Months After Guilty Plea to Possession of Firearm After Felony Conviction

The United States Attorney Kenyen Brown announces that James R. Robinson, a 35 year old resident of Mobile, was sentenced today.  Mr. Robinson pled guilty on May 15, 2014, to possession of a 9mm Smith & Wesson 9mm pistol found on his person after police stopped him to investigate his suspicious reaction to their presence.  At that time, Mr. Robinson had been convicted of Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance.  As a convicted felon, he was prohibited from possessing firearms.

Officers of the Mobile Police Department investigated the case and presented it to the U.S. Attorney=s Office for prosecution.  The prosecutor assigned to the case is Assistant United States Attorney, Gina S. Vann.

A copy of this press release may be found on the website of the United States Attorney=s Office for the Southern District of Alabama at   

Nashville Field Division