No. 06-10525.

487 F.3d 253 (2007)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Jerry Neil SCHMIDT, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

May 16, 2007.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Gary C. Tromblay (argued), Dallas, TX, Amanda R. Burch, Lubbock, TX, for U.S.

Jerry V. Beard, Asst. Fed. Pub. Def. (argued), Lubbock, TX, for Schmidt.

Before GARWOOD, SMITH, and DeMOSS, Circuit Judges.

JERRY E. SMITH, Circuit Judge:

Jerry Schmidt appeals his conviction. Because the district court properly found that Schmidt's prior conviction was a predicate offense for purposes of 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(1), we affirm.


Schmidt was charged with four counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm in violation of § 922(g)(1), which prohibits the possession of a firearm by "any person who has been convicted in any court of, a crime punishable...

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