Orlando, Florida – U.S. District Choose Roy B. Dalton, Jr. has sentenced Daniel Stephen King (28, Kissimmee) to 10 years in federal jail for possessing firearms and ammunition as a convicted felon. The courtroom additionally ordered King to forfeit 9 firearms and a number of rounds of ammunition. A federal jury had discovered King responsible on November 14, 2022.
Based on testimony and proof offered at trial, on April 23, 2022, the Osceola County Sherriff’s Workplace was referred to as to King’s residence attributable to a home disturbance. When the deputies arrived, a resident of the home frantically ran exterior together with her four-year previous daughter. The deputies have been knowledgeable that King had a lot of firearms and ammunition in the home and that King had strapped on a bullet proof vest. On the time, King was a convicted felon who was on probation and prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition. The deputies surrounded the home, and after roughly two hours, they persuaded King to return out and give up. A warrant was obtained to go looking the residence and 9 firearms have been recovered, together with three rifles, a whole lot of rounds of ammunition, and a ballistic vest. A rifle protected, a number of gun lockboxes, magazines, and an ammunition can have been additionally recovered from inside the home.
King has a felony historical past that features a number of firearms offenses for which he served jail time, in addition to violations of probation.
This case was investigated by the Osceola County Sheriff’s Workplace, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Legal professional John M. Gardella.
This case is a part of Undertaking Secure Neighborhoods (PSN), a program bringing collectively all ranges of regulation enforcement and the communities they serve to scale back violent crime and gun violence, and to make our neighborhoods safer for everybody. On Could 26, 2021, the Division launched a violent crime discount technique strengthening PSN based mostly on these core rules: fostering belief and legitimacy in our communities, supporting community-based organizations that assist stop violence from occurring within the first place, setting centered and strategic enforcement priorities, and measuring the outcomes.