No. 90-1786.

936 F.2d 312 (1991)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Johnny Lester COLSTON, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided July 3, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Patrick S. Layng, Asst. U.S. Atty., Criminal Div., Barry R. Elden, Asst. U.S. Atty., Criminal Receiving, Appellate Div., Chicago, Ill., for plaintiff-appellee.

William H. Theis, Chicago, Ill., for defendant-appellant.

Before WOOD, Jr., and RIPPLE, Circuit Judges, and FAIRCHILD, Senior Circuit Judge.

FAIRCHILD, Senior Circuit Judge.

Johnny Lester Colson1 was convicted of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(1), and sentenced to fifteen years incarceration. He appealed his conviction and his sentence.


According to the evidence at trial, Johnny Colson and his brother, Kevin Colson, were selling jewelry out of their car at a gas station on October 10, 1988. Lee Skenadore, the government...

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