NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – MORRIS SUMMERS, age 31, a resident of New Orleans, pleaded guilty on January 31, 2023 before United States District Judge Susie Morgan to a one count indictment charging him with being a felon in possession of a firearm, in violation of the Federal Gun Control Act, announced U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans.
According to court records, SUMMERS was previously convicted in another federal case before Judge Morgan for conspiring to distribute crack and conspiring to possess firearms in furtherance of drug trafficking. On June 26, 2022, SUMMERS possessed a Springfield Armory Model Hellcat, nine-millimeter caliber semi-automatic pistol.
Judge Morgan set sentencing for April 27, 2023. SUMMERS faces up to 15 years imprisonment, a fine of up to $250,000 up to three years of supervised release following any term of imprisonment and a $100 mandatory special assessment fee.
originally published at HUMAN RIGHTS - USA DAILY NEWS 24