Bristol County man jailed in Boston on gun and ammunition charges – Fall River Reporter

BOSTON — A Massachusetts man was sentenced Friday in federal court in Boston for illegal possession of firearms and ammunition.

Jerrod Lee, 30, of Taunton, was sentenced to 37 months in prison and three years of supervised release by U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani, according to the Justice Department. Lee was indicted in October 2020 along with co-defendant Ronney Fullard. In December 2021, Lee pleaded guilty to one count of felon possession of firearms and ammunition.

In August 2020, during the execution of warrants related to pending state gun charges, law enforcement discovered that Lee and Fullard each possessed a loaded firearm at Lee’s residence. Specifically, Lee owns a Ruger .45 caliber pistol, the P90 is loaded with five rounds of .45 caliber ammo, and Fullard owns a Taurus PT 709 9mm pistol with six rounds of 9mm ammunition. Federal law prohibits both defendants from possessing firearms and ammunition due to previous felony convictions.

On March 10, 2022, Fullard was sentenced to serve a sentence (about 14 months) and three years of supervised release after pleading guilty to the same charge.

U.S. Attorney Rachel S. Rollins; James Ferguson, Special Agent in Charge of the Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Bureau, Boston Field Division; Boston Police Chief Michael Cox; Taunton Police Chief Edward James Wall Even made the announcement today. Assistant U.S. Attorney Sarah Hoeffler of Rollins’ Organised Crime and Gangs Division prosecuted the case.

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