Hanahan man pleads guilty to federal weapons charge

Hanahan man pleads guilty to federal weapons charge
Justin Hannah pleaded guilty to a weapons charge. (Source: CCSO)

HANAHAN, SC (WCSC) - A Hanahan man is facing up to 10 years in prison and/or up to a fine of $250,000 after he pled guilty Thursday to being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition.

Judge Richard Gergel will give a sentence to Justin Michael Hannah, 38,  after he reviews the presentence report, according to first assistant U.S. Attorney Lance Crick.

On Aug. 21, 2017, officers responded to a 911 call about suspicious behavior from someone, later identified as Hannah, at a gas station in North Charleston. When officers responded, they found two firearms in his car, Crick stated. Hannah already had at least one felony conviction, according to Crick.

The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives as well as the North Charleston police department.

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