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Jackson man sentenced for possession of firearm by convicted felon

Source: Madison Co. Detention Center Source: Madison Co. Detention Center
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

29-year-old Maurice King, of Jackson, was sentenced to 51 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

King was indicted as a result of the Jackson Violent Crime Initiative - a joint initiative between federal, state and local law enforcement agencies who are working together to reduce violent crime in the city of Jackson and to remove violent offenders from the streets of this community.

The Initiative is an ongoing operation aimed at making the streets of Jackson and the surrounding communities safe for all citizens.

Jackson Violent Crime Initiative partners include the Jackson Police Department, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), U.S. Marshals Service, Homeland Security Investigations, U.S. Postal Inspection Service, and U.S. Secret Service.

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