In federal court: Marquand man pleads guilty to firearm charges

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

The U.S. attorney's office released the following information Tuesday for defendants who appeared before U.S. District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr.

PLEADED GUILTY

Name: Joshua L. Campbell

Residence: Marquand, Mo.

Age: 34

Charges: One count of being a felon in possession of firearms and one count of being a felon in possession of ammunition.

Summary: On Nov. 14, Campbell stole several boxes of ammunition from the Fredericktown, Mo., Walmart. On Dec. 9, Campbell was stopped by local police officers and admitted he had two firearms. He faces a maximum punishment of 10 years' imprisonment and a $250,000 fine on each count. Sentencing has been set for Dec. 10.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Madison County Sheriff's Department. Assistant United States Attorney Keith D. Sorrell handled the prosecution for the Government.

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