FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: David Chapman
Phone: (904) 255-3004
Cell: (904) 524-6626
July 13, 2017
JACKSONVILLE MAN CONVICTED OF POSSESSION OF A FIREARM BY CONVICTED FELON
State Attorney Melissa Nelson announces today that Maurice Antonio Mobley, 34, of Jacksonville, was found guilty by a jury of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. Mobley now faces a maximum of 15 years in Florida State Prison. A sentencing hearing is scheduled before the Honorable Bruce R. Anderson, Jr. on Aug. 21.
Mobley left a firearm at his ex-girlfriend’s apartment, where several young children also lived. The ex-girlfriend’s 8-year-old son located the firearm and accidentally shot and killed his 5-year-old sister, Serenity Allen, and injured a 4-year-old child.
The case was investigated by Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and was successfully prosecuted by Assistant State Attorneys Korey Milo and Chris Huband, members of the office’s Special Prosecution Unit.
Download the official release:
SAO4 Release – Mobley Verdict