Minnesota Man, Ron Carlo Carter Sentenced on Firearm Charge
(STL.News) Acting United States Attorney Dennis Holmes announced that a Sauk Rapids, Minnesota, a man convicted of Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person was sentenced on May 17, 2021, by U.S. District Judge Charles B. Kornmann.
Ron Carlo Carter, age 48, was sentenced to 30 days in custody, followed by 2 years of supervised release, a fine of $5,000, and a special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund in the amount of $100.
Carter was indicted by a federal grand jury on September 9, 2020. He pled guilty on November 23, 2020.
The conviction stemmed from an incident that occurred on April 9, 2020. On that date, Carter was stopped for speeding near Mobridge, South Dakota. Carter was found in possession of a loaded 9 mm pistol, and he admitted to being an unlawful user of marijuana and methamphetamine, making it illegal for him to possess firearms. Carter will forfeit ownership of the pistol and ammunition to the United States.
This case is part of Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), a program bringing together all levels of law enforcement and the communities they serve to reduce violent crime and make our neighborhoods safer for everyone.