A Caribou man pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Bangor on Friday to being a felon in possession of a firearm. 

Caribou Man Prohibited of Being in Possession of a Firearm 

According to court records, during a traffic stop in Caribou in May 2021, 34-year-old John Sam knowingly had a firearm in his possession. 

Conviction in 2017 for Robbery

A 2017 Maine conviction for robbery precluded Sam from having guns, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Up to 10 Years in Prison and Fine Up to $25,000

He faces up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000.

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