For Immediate Release
Utah Man Sentenced for Illegal Possession of a Firearm
POCATELLO – Jose Angel Lucio, 34, of Ogden, Utah, was sentenced today to 39 months in prison for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. Chief U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill also ordered Lucio to serve three years of supervised release. Lucio pleaded guilty on December 9, 2015.
According to the plea agreement, on April 12, 2013, Lucio was arrested by the United States Marshals Service for an outstanding warrant. When he was arrested, Deputy U.S. Marshals found a Remington 30-06 rifle in his vehicle. Lucio subsequently admitted he had transported the rifle from Utah to Idaho for the purpose of selling it. Lucio had previously been convicted of aggravated assault in Weber County, Utah, and was prohibited from possession any firearms.
The case was investigated by the United States Marshals Service, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the Idaho State Police.