Judge sentences Lewis County man, Marcus Mays for being a felon in possession of a firearm
ST. LOUIS (STL.News) United States District Judge Henry E. Autrey sentenced Marcus Mays to 37 months in prison today. The 37-year-old Canton, Missouri resident pleaded guilty to one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm.
On August 17, 2018, the Lewis County Sheriff’s Department was investigating Mays. The sheriff’s department obtained a search warrant for Mays’ residence to look for items related to child abuse and drugs. During the execution of the warrant, the sheriff’s department found two stolen firearms, a box of 9mm ammunition, a box of sandwich baggies, two bags containing methamphetamine, marijuana and $1,100 in U.S. Currency in an ottoman in the living room.
Prior to August 17, 2018, Mays was convicted of at least one felony crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year.
The Lewis County Sheriff’s Department investigated the case. Assistant United States Attorney J. Christian Goeke is handling the case.