Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Antonio Anderson gets 82 months for Highland Village robbery

The Justice Department issued the following press release:


Jackson, Miss. – Antonio Anderson, 24, of Jackson, was sentenced on October 13, 2015, by U.S. District Judge Daniel P. Jordan III, to 82 months in prison followed by 3 years of supervised release for possessing a firearm after having previously been convicted of a felony, announced U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis. Anderson pled guilty to the charge on July 23, 2015. His previous felony conviction was in Hinds County Circuit Court for house burglary.

On October 28, 2014, members of the Jackson Police Department received information that a vehicle was in the process of being burglarized in the Highland Village parking lot. Police officers responded to Highland Village and then pursued the suspect’s vehicle for approximately four miles to an area near Pleasant and Illinois Avenues. Anderson was observed by officers running with two firearms into a nearby house. Anderson and the two firearms were found inside the house. One of the firearms discovered during the search of the house had been stolen from the vehicle during the burglary at Highland Village.

Anderson was indicted as part of the Jackson Violent Crime Initiative, a joint initiative between federal, state and local law enforcement agencies who are working together to reduce violent crime in the city of Jackson and to remove violent offenders from the streets of this community. The Initiative is an ongoing operation aimed at making the streets of Jackson and the surrounding communities safe for all citizens. Jackson Violent Crime Initiative partners include the Jackson Police Department, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), U.S. Marshals Service, Homeland Security Investigations, U.S. Postal Inspection Service, and U.S. Secret Service.

This case was investigated by the ATF and the Jackson Police Department. It was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Patrick Lemon.


Anonymous said...

If it takes the Feds to get it done then the State of Mississippi should take over the HindsCo Judiciary. If you truly buy-in to all this Capital City claptrap then every who wants the "Capital City" to thrive should fully embrace and welcome a takeover.

Because the peoples ain't electing the peoples who can get the job done.

Anonymous said...

This is great. The City of Jackson should just let the U.S. Attorney office prosecute all crimes instead of the hinds county DA so the criminals will actually stay in jail once the police catch them.

Anonymous said...

Umm yeah the Headline says convicted of Robbery... Nope. Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. AND. WOW 82 months (6.8 years) that is really throwing the book at him.. Way to go Feds! If Robert Smith agreed to a plea bargain of less than 7 years on this guy this webpage would be screaming bloody murder...

Anonymous said...

Can Smith get a conviction in less than a year? Less than two years? Three?

Anonymous said...

Glad the feds were around - again!

No Robert Shuler to be found. AND no AG Hood anywhere either. Guess his new 'home office' in NE MS was too far away to bother him with any of this task force work.

Anonymous said...

You can't rob a car, my man.

Anonymous said...

@12:59 the difference is in the Federal system he won't be out after a year and a half for good behavior. You don't know what you're talking about. Serving 6.8 years for robbery sounds great to me.

Amazing what the difference a modicum or more of competency makes.

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