WORCESTER - A local man pleaded guilty on Wednesday to illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition.
Barry Jumpp, 31, of Worcester, pleaded guilty to one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. The judge in the case, U.S. District Court Judge Timothy S. Hillman, scheduled sentencing for October 3.
Jumpp was pulled over while driving a rental car in Worcester in January 2021. Law enforcement for a 9 mm firearm loaded with 14 rounds of ammunition. The firearm had been stolen from a Worcester resident in 2016.
Jumpp, who has a prior felony conviction, is prohibited from possessing a firearm.
The charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition provides for a sentence of up to 10 years in prison, three years of supervised release and a fine of $250,000.