Convicted felon from Boyce pleads guilty to illegally possessing firearm
Jeffrey Dale Clark Jr., 36, a convicted felon from Boyce, pleaded guilty on Tuesday before U.S. District Judge Dee D. Drell for illegally possessing a revolver,
During a parolee visit with Clark at his home on May 29, Louisiana State Probation and Parole officers said they found him in possession of a ROHM, Model RG10, .22-caliber revolver.
Upon their arrival, the officers said that Clark was in the yard and he began walking in the opposite direction. When the officers asked him to turn around, they observed him patting his pockets and asked if he had a weapon, at which time he produced a knife. The officers then searched Clark and found the revolver in the waistband of his pants.
Clark is convicted felon of various crimes including simple burglary in 2002, theft in 2002, forgery in 2003, and possession of methamphetamine in 2013, all in Beauregard Parish. Under federal law, a felon is not allowed to possess firearms and ammunition.
Clark faces up to 10 years in prison, three years of supervised release, and a $250,000 fine.
The court set the sentencing date for August 20, 2019.