Colorado man sentenced to more than 7 Years in federal prison for selling firearm to convicted felon in Mississippi

Published 7:53 am Saturday, March 5, 2022

A Colorado man was sentenced to 87 months in federal prison for selling a firearm to a convicted felon in Hattiesburg.

According to court documents, Terence Darnelius Hinton, 38, of Colorado Springs, sold a Harrington and Richardson 20-gauge shotgun and narcotic pills to an individual at a Hattiesburg apartment.

Hinton had been previously advised by the individual that he was a convict and was not supposed to possess the firearms.

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The Court imposed sentencing enhancements for Hinton’s conduct which included those for the number of firearms involved, the possession or attempt to possess a semiautomatic firearm that is capable of accepting a large capacity magazine, and for engaging in the trafficking of firearms.

The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.