CASE LAW UPDATE: Whether defendant was guilty of felon in possession of a firearm because he constructively possessed a firearm?
Defendant was convicted of aiding and abetting felon in possession of a firearm. He appealed his conviction. The evidence showed that defendant constructively possessed a handgun and was in joint constructive possession of three (3) other handguns, and that he knew he was a member of the class prohibited for possessing the weapons. Therefore, the conviction is affirmed.
United States v. Brooks-Davis, 19-2876. Loken, J. Appealed the the United States District Court, District of Minnesota.
Minnesota Firearms Charges Lawyer Lynne Torgerson was not attorney of record in this case.