Marlandow Johnson Sentenced for Possessing a Firearm

Marlandow Johnson Sentenced for Possessing a Firearm

Jackson Man, Marlandow Johnson Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison under Project EJECT for Illegally Possessing a Firearm

Jackson, MI (STL.News) Marlandow Johnson, 45, of Jackson, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate to 27 months in federal prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release, for being a felon in possession of a firearm, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Darren J. LaMarca and Kurt Thielhorn, Special Agent in Charge of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.

On July 2, 2018, Jackson Police officers responded to a disturbance at Studio 7 hotel.  Upon arrival, officers observed objects being thrown from a vehicle leaving the parking lot of the hotel.  Officers stopped the vehicle and, while speaking with the driver, they observed a handgun on the front passenger seat.  The driver was identified as Marlandow Johnson and officers discovered that he had been previously convicted of accessory after the fact to murder.

On October 24, 2018, Johnson was charged in a federal criminal indictment with possessing a firearm after having been previously convicted of a felony crime.  Johnson pled guilty before Judge Wingate on April 16, 2020.

The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Bert Carraway.

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