U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom announced Wednesday that four Topeka men have been indicted on four separate unrelated federal gun charges.
Courtney Douglas Grayson, 32, of Topeka was charged with one count unlawful possession of a .38 caliber revolver and ammunition after he was convicted in 2013 on a felony charge of criminal discharge of a firearm in an occupied building.
Lamont T. Keeling, 37, Topeka was charged with one count unlawful posses ion of a .357 caliber revolver after he was convicted of felony vehicular burglary in 2008 and a 2012 conviction of assault with a deadly weapon in 2012.
Lenard Ramirez, Jr., 38 of Topeka was charged with one count, unlawful posses ion of a .45 pistol and ammunition after he was convicted in a 2005 Pottawatomie County for felony sale of narcotics.
If convicted, each defendant could serve up to 10 years in a federal prison and up to a $250,000 fine.
Additionally, Jermaine A. Rayton, 31, of Topeka has been charged with one count, possession of a .45 caliber pistol in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. If Rayton is found guilty he faces a penalty of not less than five years.
Posted by Greg Palmer