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Case Number: 2:19-cr-00222-GZS
Judge: George Z. Singal
Court: United States District Court for the District of Maine (Penobscot County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: United States District Attorney’s Office, Portland, Maine
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Description: Portland, Maine criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with felony firearm possession.
Jeremy Rogers, 26, from Connecticut was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm.
According to court records, in the summer of 2019, Rogers moved to Maine. After living briefly in Lewiston, he moved in with a family in Rockport that owned numerous firearms. On August 18, 2019, he took a Stag Arms multi-caliber rifle and a Glock 9 mm pistol, loaded ammunition into each, and fired them on the property outside of the Rockport residence. Rogers was prohibited from possessing firearms because of his 2016 Connecticut convictions for Criminal Possession of a Firearm and Risk of Injury to a Child.
The FBI, the U.S. Border Patrol, and the Rockport, Rockland and Thomaston police departments investigated the case.
FELON IN POSSESSION OF FIREARM, 18:922(g)(1)
Outcome: Defendant was sentenced to 72 months in prison, followed by 3 years supervised release and was ordered to a $100 special assessment.