Friday, March 20, 2015

Criminal sentenced to 39 months in prison on gun charge

A man referred to in a news release as "one of Akron's most dangerous individuals" by Police Chief James Nice was sentenced Wednesday to 39 months in federal prison.

Joe Fletcher III, 27, was indicted on state charges in February 2014 with having a weapon while under disability and menacing.

Then, at Nice's request, U.S. Attorney Steven Dettelbach's office took over the case and a federal grand jury issued an indictment accusing Fletcher of being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Fletcher, who has previous felony convictions for cocaine trafficking, weapons possession and tampering with evidence, pleaded guilty in November. U.S. District Judge Christopher Boyko in Cleveland handed down the sentence.

Nice also says in the news release that "our city is safer today because of this federal conviction."

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