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Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney's Office
DISTRICT OF KANSAS

For Immediate Release

Thursday, July 30, 2015
BARRY GRISSOM
, United States Attorney
Contact: Jim Cross

Topeka Man Indicted on Federal Firearm Charge

TOPEKA, KAN. - A Topeka man was indicted Wednesday on a federal firearms charge, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said.

 

Royelle Lamont Miller, 35, Topeka, Kan., is charged with one count of unlawful possession of a firearm. The crime is alleged to have occurred July 17, 2015, in Topeka, Kan. The indictment alleges Miller possessed a Ruger nine millimeter pistol even though he was prohibited from doing so because of felony convictions in 2012 (flee/attempt to elude police), 2006 (attempted sale of a narcotic) and 1997 (aggravated battery).

 

If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000. The Topeka Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Duston Slinkard is prosecuting.

 

OTHER INDICTMENTS

 

Dante Rovon Peppers, 37, Topeka, Kan., is charged with one count of unlawful possession of a firearm following a felony conviction. The crime is alleged to have occurred July 18, 2015, in Topeka, Kan.

 

If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000. The Topeka Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Duston Slinkard is prosecuting.

 

Daimon Sentrell Jackson, 26, Topeka, Kan., is charged with one count of unlawful possession of a firearm following a felony conviction. The crime is alleged to have occurred June 25, 2015, in Topeka, Kan.    

 

If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Duston Slinkard is prosecuting.

Field Division: Kansas City Field Division