Tampa, Florida – United States Lawyer Roger B. Handberg pronounces that Dallas Robinson, Jr. (29, Tampa) has pleaded responsible to possessing a firearm as a convicted felon. Robinson faces a most penalty of 10 years in federal jail. A sentencing date has not but been set. Robinson has additionally agreed to forfeit a .45 caliber pistol and ammunition, that are traceable to the offense.
Based on courtroom paperwork, on December 26, 2021, within the Rivergrove neighborhood of Tampa, close to the intersection of East Sligh Avenue and Rowlett Park Drive, Robinson was touring as a passenger in a stolen car being pushed by one other convicted felon. Each males have been armed with absolutely loaded, semi-automatic pistols. Law enforcement officials adopted the stolen car till Robinson and the driving force exited the car. When ordered to cease, each males fled the stolen car on foot, abandoning their absolutely loaded pistols. Throughout a search of the car, officers recovered a loaded black SCCY CPX-1 9mm pistol on the driving force’s seat, and a loaded black Springfield XDS (HS Produkt) .45 caliber pistol within the passenger aspect footwell. Latent fingerprints have been lifted from the .45 caliber pistol and analyzed by a fingerprint examiner. One latent fingerprint was a match for Robinson. Moreover, officers recovered Robinson’s pockets and Florida identification card that had been left on the passenger seat close to the pistol bearing Robinson’s latent print. Robinson and the driving force have been subsequently arrested.
Robinson had just lately served 30 months in federal jail for convictions below the Nationwide Firearms Act in a previous federal prison case, and was launched 4 months previous to his arrest on this case.
This case was investigated by the Tampa Police Division, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. It’s being prosecuted by Assistant United States Lawyer David W.A. Chee.
This case is a part of Challenge Secure Neighborhoods (PSN), a program bringing collectively all ranges of legislation 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 targeted and strategic enforcement priorities, and measuring the outcomes.