NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA –Yesterday, defendant QUENDRICK BAILEY, age 27, resident of New Orleans, LA, pled guilty before U.S. District Court Judge Carl J. Barbier to a federal weapons violation of being a felon in possession of a firearm announced U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans.
According to court records, BAILEY was previously convicted for a felony in 2017. BAILEY possessed a firearm on June 12, 2022, as a convicted felon, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1) and 924(a)(2).
BAILEY faces a maximum sentence of 10 years of imprisonment, a fine of up to $250,000, a period of up to 3 years supervised release, and a mandatory special assessment fee of $100.00. Sentencing is scheduled for March 25, 2023.
This case is part of Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), a program bringing together all levels of law enforcement and the communities they serve to reduce violent crime and gun violence, and to make our neighborhoods safer for everyone. On May 26, 2021, the Department launched a violent crime reduction strategy strengthening PSN based on these core principles: fostering trust and legitimacy in our communities, supporting community-based organizations that help prevent violence from occurring in the first place, setting focused and strategic enforcement priorities, and measuring the results.
U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the New Orleans Police Department. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Inga Petrovich of the Violent Crime Unit of the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
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