OKLAHOMA CITY – Yesterday, CARL RAMON BROWN, II, 46, of Oklahoma Metropolis, was sentenced to serve six years in federal jail for unlawful possession of ammunition after beforehand being convicted of a felony, introduced Appearing U.S. Lawyer Robert J. Troester.
On March 2, 2021, a federal grand jury returned a one-count Indictment that charged Brown with unlawful possession of ammunition. Federal legislation prohibits an individual who has beforehand been convicted of felony from possessing a firearm or ammunition. On March 31, 2021, Brown pleaded responsible to the Indictment.
Public information mirror that, on February 22, 2020, Oklahoma Metropolis Cops responded to a precedence home name involving Brown. Upon arriving on the scene, the officers found Brown was in possession of a firearm and threatened to shoot his girlfriend. These threats have been made within the presence of his girlfriend’s mom and minor kids. Officers situated Brown close by. Brown admitted to officers that he gave his firearm to a 3rd celebration previous to their arrival. Officers situated 9 rounds of ammunition on his individual, resulting in Brown’s arrest. Earlier than possessing the ammunition, Brown had been convicted of a number of felonies in Oklahoma County, together with armed theft, assault and battery on a police officer, and carrying a firearm throughout parole.
On August 16, 2021, U.S. District Choose Bernard M. Jones sentenced Brown to serve 72 months in federal jail, adopted by three years of supervised launch. In help of this sentence, Choose Jones cited the character of the crime and Brown’s earlier legal historical past.
This case is the results of investigations by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and the Oklahoma Metropolis Police Division. Assistant U.S. Lawyer Mary E. Walters prosecuted the case.
This case is a part of “Operation 922,” the Western District of Oklahoma’s native implementation of the nationwide Venture Protected Neighborhoods initiative to scale back gun violence and implement federal firearms legal guidelines. “Operation 922” prioritizes prosecution of federal gun crimes related to home violence.
Reference is made to public filings for extra data.