Seven-time Convicted Felon Anthony Joseph Meaux Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison

Seven-time Convicted Felon Anthony Joseph Meaux Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison

United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced that Anthony Joseph Meaux, 38, of Crowley, Louisiana, was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison by U.S. District Judge Dee D. Drell for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Meaux was called in by his probation officer on December 21, 2016 pursuant to an outstanding warrant and suspicions of his involvement in an armed robbery in Crowley. During that encounter, the probation officer discovered that Meaux was in possession of an Arminius Model HW7 .22 caliber revolver pistol. Meaux has seven prior felony convictions: two for simple burglary, three for simple robbery and two for drug-related offenses. According to federal law, he is not allowed to possess a firearm or ammunition as a convicted felon. He pleaded guilty on September 11, 2018.

The ATF and the Louisiana Probation and Parole conducted the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Dominic Rossetti prosecuted the case.

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