Five more suspects plead guilty in Moss Point gun case

Left to right: Theodore Towne, Damien Towne, Catina Towne-Henderson (Photo source: Moss Point Police Department)
Left to right: Theodore Towne, Damien Towne, Catina Towne-Henderson (Photo source: Moss Point Police Department)
Left to right: Kenneth Knox, Princeton Knox, Aubrey Knox (Photo source: Moss Point Police Department)
Left to right: Kenneth Knox, Princeton Knox, Aubrey Knox (Photo source: Moss Point Police Department)
LeKeith Smith (Photo source: Moss Point Police Department)
LeKeith Smith (Photo source: Moss Point Police Department)
Jessica Romero (Photo source: Moss Point Police Department)
Jessica Romero (Photo source: Moss Point Police Department)

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Five suspects accused of stealing 48 weapons from a Moss Point home and selling them pleaded guilty this week.

Theodore Towne pleaded guilty to stealing a firearm from a licensed dealer. He faces up to 10 years in prison.

According to court documents, Theodore, his brother, Damien Towne, and LeKeith Smith broke into the house in May and stole 11 automatic guns and 37 other weapons. Damien and Smith are scheduled to enter a guilty plea Friday morning in federal court.

Kenneth Knox, his brother, Princeton Knox, and Catina Towne-Henderson all pleaded guilty to withholding information about a crime. They could be sentenced to up to three years in prison.

Aubrey Knox pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States and could spend the next five years in prison.

Jessica Romero pleaded guilty to withholding information about a crime weeks ago. She is scheduled for sentencing on Dec. 3.

Aubrey is scheduled to learn his fate on Dec. 16, and the rest are scheduled for sentencing on Dec. 18.

ATF agents say 36 stolen weapons are still out on the streets of South Mississippi.

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