BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Baltimore man pleaded guilty Thursday to being a felon in possession of a firearm.
William Garland, 30, and the government have agreed that, if the Court accepts the plea agreement, he will be sentenced to six years in federal prison.READ MORE: Six Shot, Two Killed Overnight In Baltimore
According to Garland’s guilty plea, on January 4, 2019, Baltimore County Police executed an arrest warrant for Garland in connection with a theft that occurred on December 21, 2018.READ MORE: Fire Breaks Out At Canton Apartment Building
At the time of his arrest, officers recovered a loaded 9mm handgun from Garland’s right front jacket pocket. Garland had a previous felony conviction and was prohibited from possessing a firearm or ammunition. The gun was determined to have been stolen from a Virginia federal firearms licensee in February 2015.MORE NEWS: 'This Is 10K People Who Have Died' Maryland Woman Shares Story After Mom Dies From COVID-19, Urges People To Get Vaccinated
Garland’s sentencing has been scheduled for July 30, 2020.