WILMINGTON, N.C. – A Goldsboro man was sentenced today to 60 months in prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition.
According to court documents, Daniel Lamar Young, 26, possessed two firearms on March 26, 2019, in Goldsboro, North Carolina. Both firearms were loaded, and both had been stolen. Young had multiple prior felony convictions. At the time of this offense, he was on post-release supervision for a state conviction for being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Robert J. Higdon, Jr., U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina made the announcement after sentencing by U.S. District Judge Richard E. Myers II. The Goldsboro Police Department investigated the case and Assistant U.S. Attorney Lucy Brown prosecuted the case.
A copy of this press release is located on our website. Related court documents and information can be found on the website of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina or on PACER by searching for Case No. 5:20-CR-59.
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