North Carolina man sentenced to prison, supervised release for firearm charge

Published 8:10 am Sunday, November 28, 2021

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A Wilson man was sentenced November 12, 2021 to 30 months in prison and three years of supervised release for possessing a firearm as a felon, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of North Carolina.

Quarmaine Devonta Daniels, 26, pleaded guilty to the charges on August 26, 2021.

According to court documents and other information presented in court, Daniels was found in possession of a loaded .38 caliber revolver during a traffic stop in Wilson. Daniels had previously been convicted of possessing a firearm as a felon in federal court in 2016, according to the release.

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G. Norman Acker III, acting U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, made the announcement after sentencing by U.S. District Judge Terrence W. Boyle. The Wilson Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated the case and Assistant U.S. Attorneys Robert Dodson and John Parris prosecuted.