Nashville Probationer, Randy Todd Hughes Pleads Guilty To Illegally Possessing A Firearm
ALBANY, GA (STL.News) A Nashville, Georgia felon on active probation pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, said Peter D. Leary, the Acting U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia.
Randy Todd Hughes, 35, of Nashville (Berrien County), pleaded guilty to one count possession of a firearm by a convicted felon before U.S. District Judge Louis Sands on Wednesday, January 27. Hughes faces a maximum ten years in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and a $250,000 fine. A sentencing date has not been scheduled. There is no parole in the federal system.
Berrien County Sheriff’s Office deputies executed a search warrant for Hughes on October 20, 2017 at his Nashville home. A .22 caliber revolver loaded with six rounds of ammunition was found, along with an additional 34 rounds of .22 caliber ammunition. At the time of his arrest, Hughes was serving a 20-year probation sentence for aggravated assault. Hughes had also previously been convicted of the sale of cocaine in 2009. In entering his guilty plea, Hughes admitted to possessing the firearm.