BOSTON – A Worcester man was sentenced in the present day for illegally possessing a firearm and ammunition.
Ronney Fullard, 32, was sentenced by U.S. District Courtroom Indira Talwani to time served (roughly 14 months in jail) and three years of supervised launch. On Oct. 6, 2021, Fullard pleaded responsible to 1 depend of being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition.
Fullard was indicted in October 2020 with co-defendant Jerrod Lee. On Aug. 7, 2020, throughout a search of Lee’s Taunton residence, Fullard was present in possession of a loaded Taurus PT 709 9mm pistol with six rounds of ammunition. Fullard is prohibited from possessing firearms and ammunition as a result of prior convictions punishable by multiple yr in jail, together with state convictions of assault and battery and illegal firearm possession.
On Dec. 9, 2021, Lee pleaded responsible to the identical cost and is scheduled to be sentenced on April 7, 2022.
United States Legal professional Rachael S. Rollins; James Ferguson, Particular Agent in Cost of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Boston Subject Division; Boston Police Appearing Commissioner Gregory Lengthy; and Taunton Police Chief Edward James Walsh made the announcement in the present day. Assistant U.S. Legal professional Sarah Hoefle of Rollins’ Organized Crime & Gang Unit prosecuted the case.
This case is a part of Undertaking Protected Neighborhoods (PSN), a program bringing collectively all ranges of regulation enforcement and the communities they serve to cut back violent crime and make our neighborhoods safer for everybody. The Division of Justice reinvigorated PSN in 2017 as a part of the Division’s renewed concentrate on focusing on violent criminals, directing all U.S. Legal professional’s Workplaces to work in partnership with federal, state, native, and tribal regulation enforcement and the local people to develop efficient, locally-based methods to cut back violent crime.