Pittsburgh man sentenced to 52 months in prison for multiple gun offenses

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(WJET/WFXP) – A Pittsburgh resident has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for violating federal gun laws.

United States Attorney Eric G. Olshan announced Thursday that Raesean M. Wilson, 22, was sentenced to 52 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release after pleading guilty to two separate violations of federal firearms laws .

According to court records, the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police observed Wilson in possession of a semi-automatic pistol loaded with 30 rounds of ammunition.

Wilson was convicted of a felony in March 2022, meaning he is prohibited from possessing a firearm or ammunition, he was indicted by a federal grand jury on January 3, 2023, and a warrant for judgment against him was issued at that time.

On or about January 26, 2023, Wilson was stopped by State Police for a traffic violation during which he was found to be in possession of a semi-automatic pistol and 23 rounds of ammunition.

He was charged a second time on February 28, 2023, and pleaded guilty to both incidents in December 2023.

Mark, Chief United States District Judge. R. Hornak imposed the sentence.

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