Thursday, Jul 31, 2014
Williamson County Man Pleads Guilty to Firearm and Cocaine Offenses
MARION -- James D. Gunn, 34, of Marion, pled guilty today to two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon and possession with intent to distribute cocaine.
Authorities say that on October 31, 2013, in Williamson County, Gunn sold cocaine to a confidential source working for law enforcement. A search warrant at Gunn's residence later revealed a Ruger, Super RedHawk, .44 caliber revolver, cocaine, digital scales, drug packaging materials, and U.S. currency.
Gunn admitted to ownership of the firearm and cocaine. At the plea hearing, his bond was revoked and he was handed over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service, pending an October 30, 2014 sentencing hearing.
On the firearm offense, Gunn faces a term of imprisonment of up to ten years, to be followed by three years' supervised release, and a $250,000 fine. On the cocaine offense, Gunn faces a term of imprisonment of up to 20 years, to be followed by three years' supervised release, and a $1,000,000 fine.
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