GREENVILLE, N.C. – A Jacksonville man was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon.
According to court documents, Dasean Clifton
Moore, 34, attempted to pull a loaded .25 caliber handgun on Onslow
County Sheriff’s detectives while they were serving him with warrants
for drug-related crimes. After a prolonged struggle over the handgun,
the Onslow County detectives were able to disarm and arrest Moore.
Moore is a high-ranking member of the United Blood Nation street gang in
the Jacksonville area.
Robert J. Higdon, Jr., U.S. Attorney for the
Eastern District of North Carolina made the announcement after
sentencing by Chief U.S. District Judge Terrence W. Boyle. The Federal
Bureau of Investigation and the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office
investigated the case and Assistant U.S. Attorney John Parris prosecuted
A copy of this press release is located on our website. Related court documents and information are located on the website of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina or on PACER by searching for Case No. 7:19-cr-00174-BO-1