☷Convicted Felon Sentenced to 100 Months in Federal Prison for Illegally Possessing Multiple Firearms
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives ( By Press Release office)
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United States Attorney Ronald C . Gathe , Jr . announced that U . S . Chief Judge Shelly D . Dick sentenced Tylan Tilford , age 29 , of Gonzales , Louisiana , to 100 months in federal prison following his conviction of possessing firearms by a convicted felon . The Court further sentenced Tilford to three years of supervised release following his term of imprisonment and ordered that the firearms involved be forfeited . According to admissions made as a part of his guilty plea , on March 16 , 2020 , Louisiana State Police narcotics detectives executed a search warrant at Tilford’s residence in Gonzales , Louisiana . While searching the bedroom , detectives located a firearm under a pillow on Tilford’s bed , along with five firearms located in the bedroom and bathroom used by Tilford’s mother . Tilford advised that all the firearms belonged to him and that he had placed them in his mother’s room . Prior to possessing the firearms , Tilford was convicted in Ascension Parish in March 2012 of simple burglary and in November 2015 of aggravated assault with a firearm . This matter was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol , Tobacco , Firearms and Explosives , the Federal Bureau of Investigation , and the Louisiana State Police . The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Eli J . Abad .
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