Trumbull felon caught with 4 guns and 300 rounds of ammo faces up to 10 years in jail

Jack Jakups, 39, of Trumbull, pleaded guilty Tuesday to possession of firearms and ammunition by a felon, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for Connecticut.

Jack Jakups, 39, of Trumbull, pleaded guilty Tuesday to possession of firearms and ammunition by a felon, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for Connecticut.

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TRUMBULL — A town man faces up to 10 years in prison after he was caught illegally possessing four guns and more than 300 rounds of ammunition, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for Connecticut.

Jack Jakups, 39, pleaded guilty Tuesday to possession of firearms and ammunition by a felon, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.

Jakups was previously convicted of a series of offenses, including burglary, larceny and escape-related charges, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.

Jakups’ parole officer, along with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, recently searched his residence, the U.S. Attorney's Office said

They "seized a Diamondback 9 mm handgun, a Ruger 9 mm pistol with an obliterated serial number, a privately made Glock-19-style firearm, a privately made AR-15-style firearm, and more than 300 rounds of ammunition," the U.S. Attorney's Office said.

Jakups faces up to 10 years in prison when he's sentenced on Feb. 6.

Ben Lambert can be reached at william.lambert@hearstmediact.com.