Centralia Man Sentenced to 78 Months for Illegal Possession of a Firearm

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FILE PHOTO: Signage is seen at the United States Department of Justice headquarters in Washington, D.C.

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – Chris Jamison, 19, of Centralia, Illinois, was sentenced today in federal 
court to 78 months in prison for Illegal Possession of a Firearm by a Felon. Upon his release, 
Jamison will be supervised by United States Probation for a period of three years.   Additionally, 
Jamison must pay a $1000 fine and a $100 special assessment.
According  to  court  documents,  Jamison  possessed  a  Smith  and  Wesson,  9mm  pistol  while  
on probation for Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm at an Occupied Vehicle through Marion County 
Circuit Court.

The case was investigated by the FBI – Springfield Division Safe Streets Task Force and assisted
by the Centralia Police Department.