Jacksonville, Florida – Tyree Alexia Hall (27, Jacksonville) today pleaded guilty to possessing a firearm as a convicted felon. He faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison. A sentencing date has not yet been set.
According to court documents, at around 2 a.m. on March 19, 2017, officers from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call in a residential neighborhood involving Hall. Callers reported that Hall was holding a firearm and knocking on the window of a home, and that he had threatened to shoot a dog. Upon arriving at the location, two officers observed Hall standing in the road holding a dark object. After shining a light on him, the officers observed Hall drop the object in the street. Hall was apprehended and admitted to the officers that he had possessed a firearm. The gun was recovered and identified as a Ruger .38 caliber revolver.
Hall was previously convicted in 2010 and 2012 for possession of cocaine and burglary with assault or battery, respectively. As such, he is prohibited from possessing a firearm or ammunition under federal law.