Six-Time Convicted Felon, Quion M. Smith Found with Stolen Firearm Sentenced to Federal Prison
SHREVEPORT, LA (STL.News) Quion M. Smith, Sr., 38, of Bossier City, Louisiana, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Donald E. Walter to 96 months (8 years) in prison followed by 3 years of supervised release for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, Acting United States Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced.
On January 4, 2020, Louisiana State Police Troopers encountered a vehicle that was stopped at a traffic light near Interstate 220 in Bossier Parish, Louisiana. The State Troopers approached the vehicle and found that Smith was the only occupant of the vehicle and observed a firearm in plain view on the passenger seat. Troopers were able to remove the firearm for officer safety. A records check revealed that the firearm was reported stolen. Further investigation revealed that Smith was a six-time convicted felon and prohibited from possessing a firearm.
Smith has previous felony convictions for simple criminal damage to property (2003); possession of cocaine (2007); attempted possession with intent to distribute marijuana (2011); possession with intent to distribute marijuana (2016); possession with intent to distribute cocaine (2016); and attempted possession of a firearm by a convicted felon (2016).