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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Mississippi

Monday, January 7, 2013

Biloxi Man Sentenced On Federal Firearms Charge

Gulfport, Miss - John Buster Jones, 24, of Biloxi, was sentenced to 41 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for making a false statement to a firearms dealer to purchase a firearm, U. S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis announced today.

Chief U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola, Jr. also ordered Jones to forfeit one Roman/Cugir, WASR 10 model, 7.62 caliber rifle with two extended magazines and one Glock, model 27, .40 caliber pistol.

This case was part of an undercover operation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Annette Williams.


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