Cameron M. King sentenced For Possession Of A Firearm

Cameron M. King sentenced For Possession Of A Firearm

Serious violent felon, Cameron M. King sentenced to 90 months in federal prison
Defendant has a history of illegal firearm and drug possession

Evansville (STL.News) Acting United States Attorney John Childress announced today that Cameron M. King, 25, of Evansville, Indiana was sentenced to 90 months imprisonment by U.S. District Court Judge Richard L. Young.

King had pleaded guilty on October 14th, 2020 to a possession of a firearm by a felon and was later found guilty of possession with the intent to distribute cocaine and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking offense, after a two day jury trial on October 20th, 2020.

“Drug dealing is disruptive to the well-being of the citizens of Evansville and fuels much of the violence that occurs in this community,” said Childress.  “Prosecuting convicted felons with long criminal histories who choose to illegally possess firearms and sell drugs will remain a priority of this office.”

On August 31, 2018, patrol officers with the Evansville Police Department observed Cameron King run through a stop sign and a stop light on a bicycle at night without a light on the front of the bike. 

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