Las Vegas Felon pleads guilty to possessing a machine gun and “ghost guns” | USAO-NV
LA VEGAS – Alfonzo Lee Womack (29) pleaded guilty yesterday to felony possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of a machine gun. U.S. District Judge Ann R. Traum has scheduled sentencing for Nov. 21, 2022.
According to court documents, on October 5, 2020, in a desert area near Sloan, Nevada, Womack possessed and fired four firearms, including: (a) a .40 caliber pistol, modified with a Glock Auto Switch, transforming it into a submachine gun; (b) a 9mm semi-automatic pistol; (c) a .40 caliber semi-automatic pistol with a mounted laser and light; and (d) a .223 caliber semi-automatic rifle. Additionally, Womack admitted that he owned and fired two private firearms without serial numbers, including a 5.56mm pistol and a 5.56mm short barrel shotgun. When firing the guns, Womack used high-capacity magazines. Womack has previous felony convictions in Clark County, Nevada and Sacramento County, California. The law prohibits him from owning a firearm.
Womack faces a total maximum legal sentence of 20 years in prison, a period of supervised release and a fine.
U.S. Attorney Jason M. Frierson for the District of Nevada and Special Agent in Charge Patrick Gorman of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) made the announcement.
This case was investigated by the ATF and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. Assistant United States Attorney Dan Cowhig is prosecuting the case.
If you have information about illegal firearms activity, we encourage you to submit a report to the ATF by calling the hotline at 1-800-ATF-GUNS (1-800-283-4867) or through the ReportIt mobile app.