Possession Of A Firearm In Furtherance Of A Drug Trafficking Crime Or Crime Of Violence
United States law forbids a person involved in a crime to possess a firearm. Penalties are very severe. In addition to the prison sentence for the underlying crime, the first count of possessing a firearm in furtherance of the underlying crime carries with it a five or seven-year minimum mandatory prison sentence that must be run consecutively with the underlying crime’s prison sentence. Each count of possessing a firearm in furtherance of the underlying crime thereafter carries with it a 25-year minimum mandatory sentence that must be run consecutively with all other sentences.
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