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

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Biloxi Man Sentenced On Federal Gun Charges

Gulfport, Miss - George Lewis Blackledge III, 34, of Biloxi, was sentenced in U.S. District Court today to 46 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis announced. He was also ordered to pay a $3,000 fine.

In addition, seventeen firearms and several large capacity magazines recovered from Blackledge’s home were forfeited by the State of Mississippi.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Biloxi Police Department. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Annette Williams.


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