Moyock man sentenced on gun charge

By on September 16, 2020

(U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of North Carolina)

A Moyock man was sentenced on Sept. 15 to 77 months in prison for possession of a firearm by a felon.

According to court documents, Zakem Rahmere Clinton, age 27, was found in possession of a loaded firearm upon the execution of a search warrant at his residence in Moyock. The Currituck County Sheriff’s Office received information from Virginia Beach authorities that Clinton was among the individuals present at the scene of a homicide.  When deputies executed the warrant, they found a loaded Taurus 9mm handgun in Clinton’s bedroom.  He subsequently admitted to possessing the gun on the night the homicide occurred.

Robert J. Higdon, Jr., U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina made the announcement after sentencing by U.S. District Judge Louise W. Flanagan. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Currituck County Sheriff’s Office investigated the case and Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert J. Dodson prosecuted the case.



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  • Tom

    The 2nd Amendment makes ALL ‘gun laws’ Unconstitutional. That is a fact. ‘Shall not be infringed.’
    Criminals are going to have guns regardless of any ‘gun law’ just like druggies are going to have drugs regardless of any drug laws.

    Thursday, Sep 17 @ 5:07 pm
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