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Owensboro Man Charged with Illegal Possession of Firearms

A federal grand jury in Bowling Green returned an indictment yesterday charging Carlos M. Hagan-El, 43, of Owensboro, KY, with illegally possessing a firearm.

Posted: Jun 10, 2021 11:43 AM

A federal grand jury in Bowling Green returned an indictment yesterday charging Carlos M. Hagan-El, 43, of Owensboro, KY,  with illegally possessing a firearm.

Hagan-El was found on or about January 15, 2021, in Daviess County, KY in possession of two handguns.

Hagan-El has previously been convicted of felony offenses for First-Degree Trafficking in a Controlled Substance (while in Possession of a Firearm), Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, First-Degree Trafficking in a Controlled Substance (less than two grams of methamphetamine), and Trafficking in a Controlled Substance within 1000 Feet of a School.

Hagan-El is charged with one count of Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person. If convicted, he faces a maximum of 10 years in prison. If convicted, and the defendant qualifies as an Armed Career Criminal, he faces a mandatory minimum of 15 years in prison. A federal district court judge will determine any sentence after considering the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

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