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Three US Army soldiers have been indicted in federal court for allegedly supplying weapons used in recent shootings and killings in Chicago.
Demarcus Adams, 21, Jarius Brunson, 22, and Brandon Miller, 22, all enlisted members of the United States Army and stationed at Fort Campbell, were arrested Tuesday morning for their alleged involvement.
The investigation into the soldiers began after one person was shot to death and seven others injured at a birthday party on the South Side on March 26. Police said five of the firearms were purchased from federally licensed firearms dealers in the Clarksville, Tennessee, area.
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Further investigation identified Adams, Brunson and Miller as the alleged majority purchasers of the firearms.
The firearms investigation began on March 26 when Chicago police responded to the mass shooting incident. The shooting took place in the 2500 block of W. 79th Street, court documents show.
Authorities believe the trio purchase 91 firearms from multiple FFLs in Clarksville and Kentucky.
Once the firearms were purchased, which happened over the past five months, Miller would allegedly provide them to people he knew in Chicago, according to the criminal complaint.
On April 28, a federal search warrant was executed at Miller and Adams’ home in Clarksville, where 49 empty firearm boxes were recovered. Many of these empty boxes were compared to firearms recovered by the Chicago Police Department at the scene of the recent shootings and homicides.
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They have been charged with transferring a firearm to a resident of another state; make false statements while purchasing a firearm; engage in business without a firearms license; electronic fraud; money laundering; and conspiracy to commit Title 18 offenses.
If convicted, the defendants face up to 20 years in prison.
The three soldiers were arrested Tuesday morning by ATF agents and agents from the US Army Criminal Investigation Division, said Acting US Attorney Mary Jane Stewart for the Middle District of Tennessee.
Each soldier is charged with transferring a firearm to a resident of another state; make false statements while purchasing a firearm; engage in business without a firearms license; electronic fraud; money laundering; and conspiracy to commit Title 18 crimes, according to criminal complaint.
Several firearms were recovered from the scene of the shooting and five of the firearms were found to have recently been purchased from federally licensed firearms dealers in Clarksville, court documents show.
Further investigation, the complaint continues, identified Adams, Brunson and Miller as the majority buyers of these firearms.
A broader investigation into firearm transaction records determined that as of September 2019, the three men had purchased 91 firearms from various federal firearms dealers in Clarksville; Oak Grove, Kentucky; Hopkinsville, Kentucky; Fort Campbell, Kentucky; and Paducah, Kentucky.Feed your hometown passion and connect to the stories that define it.
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Most of the firearms, the complaint continues, were bought in the last five months.
After the firearms were purchased, Miller would provide them to people he was associated with in Chicago, investigators say in the criminal complaint.
On Friday, prosecutors say, a federal search warrant was executed at Miller and Adams’ home in Clarksville.
There, 49 empty firearm boxes were discovered, many of them related to firearms recovered by the Chicago Police Department at the scene of the recent shootings and homicides, the complaint said.
The three soldiers are scheduled to appear before a United States magistrate judge in Nashville on Monday afternoon.
The government has asked that at least one, Miller, be detained pending trial, court documents show.
Prosecutors say Miller led the effort to transport the weapons and noted that he is currently facing court-martial proceedings through the military base related to an alleged s*x crime.