Fifth Circuit - Firearms

United States v. Kendrick, 980 F.3d 432 (5th Cir. 2020). The court did not err in applying §2K2.1(b)(6)(B)’s 4-level enhancement for possession of a firearm in connection with another felony. The firearms were in close proximity to a cutting agent and a digital scale.

United States v. Abrego, 997 F.3d 309 (5th Cir. 2021). The court erred in applying the increased base offense level at §2K2.1(a)(4)(B). It did not consider the commentary’s definition of “a semiautomatic firearm that is capable of accepting a large capacity magazine,” and the facts from the presentence report did not support its application.

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